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Capital appreciation

capital appreciation

An increase in the market value of a security.

Capital appreciation.

Any increase in a capital asset's fair market value is called capital appreciation. For example, if a stock increases in value from $30 a share to $60 a share, it shows capital appreciation.

Some stock mutual funds that invest for aggressive growth are called capital appreciation funds.

capital appreciation

see APPRECIATION.

capital appreciation

see APPRECIATION 2.
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The Global Jordan Fund launched in October 2006 is aimed at achieving capital appreciation with optimum returns over the medium- to long-term by investing in the ASE as well as in initial public offering (IPO) and pre-IPO issues in Jordan.
The Germany Fund is a non-diversified, closed-end investment company seeking long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in large capitalization equity securities trading on the German stock exchanges.
Convertible bonds are something of a hybrid investment, combining the steady yield of bonds and the capital appreciation possibilities of stocks.
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CEE - The fund seeks long-term capital appreciation primarily through investment in equity and equity-linked securities of issuers domiciled in Central Europe and Russia.
30 /PRNewswire/ -- Federated Investors, one of the nation's largest investment management and financial services companies, announced today that it has completed a 6-for-1 stock split for the Federated Capital Appreciation Fund effective at the close of business October 29.
Another way of helping to minimize your tax bill is to check how much unrealized capital appreciation is already built into a fund before you buy it.
260,029,956 series 2007A-4 senior convertible capital appreciation turbo term bonds 'BBB+';
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The new Vanguard Tax-Managed Fund consists of three broadly diversified, low-cost Portfolios -- Growth and Income, Capital Appreciation, and Balanced -- that will employ various techniques to reduce the tax consequences of owning shares.
Clearly, there is a strong desire among investors for vehicles that combine tax-advantaged income with the potential for capital appreciation," said James B.

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