Real Gain


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Real Gain

An increase in price or value after adjusting for inflation. For example, if a stock gains 10% over a year and the annualized inflation rate is 3%, its real gain is said to be 7%. See also: Capital gains, Paper gain, Realized gain.
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But the real gain or the big win here will come when the government efficiently spends the higher budget on the improvement of public transportation, education, health care and infrastructure in the country.
He concluded by calling on the Lebanese state to expedite its decision to return refugees to the safe and stable areas in Syria, "without looking at the political gains of this or that party, but to look instead at the real gain that our country will earn from every step agreed upon by the Lebanese.
The average real gain of the lower bottom half of US income distribution was 22 percent - that is, growth of less than 1 percent annually.
The central bank has been selling swap contracts since August to provide currency hedge to investors in an effort that has helped the real gain more than any other major currency in the past six months.
Investment in the sciences and the students who constitute the largest segment of the Kuwaiti society is a real gain and some of the top objectives of the Ministry," Sheikh Salman stated during a reception of a delegation of the National Union of Kuwait University Students.
QBWA was established in 2000 to enhance women's contribution to the economic activity which constitutes a real gain both to Qatari women and the society at large.
He added that the real gain is not in number of votes and seats won, rather its in the success of the election process and Iraq's democratic process, as well as in offering best services to the citizens.
Some of those parents are therefore forced to speak to their children in the broken English they know, resulting in a loss in Arabic skills and no real gain in English skills.
The remaining transactions offset each other, which resulted in no real gain in vacancy.
Tonight's instalment represents a real gain for the scientific community, having already made headlines around the world, thanks to the team's discovery of a previously unheard of rodent.
The conspiracy involved over 800 giros to a value of pounds 250,000 and that's all real gain - real cash received by you and your colleagues.
But the real gain for IBM is a 10-year outsourcing contract to run Danske Bank's worldwide IT operations that comes with the deal.