Financial assets

Financial assets

Claims on real assets.

Financial Asset

A non-physical asset. Examples of financial assets include bank accounts and shares in a publicly-traded company. Financial assets are distinguished from physical assets like real estate and personal property. In general, when one speaks of "investing" and the "market," one is referring to financial assets, though both those terms may include non-financial assets like corn or wheat.
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Rising housing market activity and the increased value of people's financial assets helped household wealth to increase by PS1.
The State's pace to tap tens of billions of financial assets cannot be traced by the November deadline is gathering momentum after a 2-year delay.
Effective January 1, 2014, we adopted IAS 32, Financial Instruments — Presentation (revised) as issued by the IASB, which clarifies the requirements for offsetting financial assets and liabilities.
The survey divides asset holdings between financial assets and nonfinancial assets (like houses and cars).
Travel Business Review-August 17, 2012--Deutsche Bundesbank - Acquisition of financial assets and financing in Germany in the first quarter of 2012; Results of the financial accounts by sector(C)2012] ENPublishing - http://www.
2 million) in financial assets, the third highest in Asia after Japan and Singapore, according to the "Global Wealth Report" published by the Allianz Group on Oct.
Japanese households saw the balance of their financial assets fall for the eighth straight quarter in the July to September period, but the pace of decline decelerated amid pick-ups in the stock market, a Bank of Japan survey showed Thursday.
During the first three quarters of 2008 alone, the value of household financial assets decreased by about eight per cent in the US and the UK, by close to six per cent in the euro area, and by five per cent in Japan.
166, "Accounting for Transfers of Financial Assets," and SFAS No.
The world lost more than $50 trillion in financial assets last year, the equivalent to one year of the global gross domestic product, as a result of the economic crisis, with the impact felt more sharply in Asia than other regional emerging economies, an Asian Development Bank study said Monday.
107, Disclosures about Fair Value of Financial Instruments, to increase the comparability of information about certain financial assets that have related economic characteristics but have different measurement attributes.
In 1996, 58 per cent of UK household wealth was made up of financial assets such as life assurances, pension funds, shares and savings.

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