hot money

noun Informal.
funds transferred suddenly from one country to another chiefly to avoid depreciation in value or to take advantage of higher interest rates.

Origin:
1925–30

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hot money
 
n
capital transferred from one financial centre to another seeking the highest interest rates or the best opportunity for short-term gain, esp from changes in exchange rates

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Example sentences
As well as frozen money, you bankers also talk about hot money.
They kept away the hot money that has sent exchange rates soaring in other
  emerging-market stars.
In previous years the deficit was financed by hot money, making the economy
  more vulnerable.
Hot money might help to finance current account deficits.
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