Speculative demand


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Speculative demand (for money)

The need for cash to take advantage of investment opportunities that may arise.

Speculative Demand for Money

In Keynesian economics, a need for money for investment purposes. That is, speculative demand for money is the desire to have money for transactions other than those necessary for living. Speculative demand includes risk capital for securities. According to John Maynard Keynes, speculative demand is one of the three desires governing demand for money, the others being precautionary demand and transactions demand.
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Speculative demand for gold is relatively strong, as oil prices coming down the current account deficit have reduced the import bill for consuming countries such as India, analysts expect decent physical offtake that would help prices.
Given the speculative demand, especially in the middle-income housing market, the revision of the weightage of housing in the overall (CPI) basket apparently seems to digress from the reality, an economist said.
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Government measures to curb speculative demand in real estate and better control credit growth have streamlined the industry.
Central Bank Chief Elvira Nabiullina also said it will intervene ''at any moment in the amount necessary to counter speculative demand.
In a recent report, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) cautioned authorities in the UAE to stem speculative demand before it damages the market and causes another property crash.
It's important for Dubai to worry about the impact of speculative demand for real estate, and not aim for the maximum GDP growth rate.
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Speaking to reporters before an Executive Council meeting today, Mr Leung said prices had stablised, and overseas and speculative demand had fallen after the measures were introduced.
The basic argument has been that the return on rupee denominated assets needs to be sufficiently attractive to discourage speculative demand for dollars.
If so, that could ignite some speculative demand for the Brazilian real.
who would not have won (in this case Obama) speculative demand for oil and other commodities and raw materials typically increases.