Definitions for "Carrying Charge"
The cost of storing a physical commodity, such as grains or metals, over a period of time. The carrying charge includes insurance, storage and interest on the invested funds as well as other incidental costs. In interest rate futures markets, it refers to the differential between the yield on a cash instrument and the cost of the funds necessary to buy the instrument. Also referred to as the Cost of Carry.
The cost to store and insure a physical commodity.
The fee a broker charges for carrying securities on credit, such as on a margin account.
Cash outlays necessary to maintain an investment position.
The interest expense on money borrowed to finance a margined securities position...