capital appreciation

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This occurs when the market value of the shares exceeds the purchase price. London Stock Exchange Glossary

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capital appreciation capital appreciation appreciation

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capital appreciation UK US noun [U] (also capital growth, also asset appreciation)
FINANCE an increase in the value of an asset such as property or an investment: »

Stocks generally offer investors the potential for capital appreciation and may pay dividends as well.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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