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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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It seeks total return consisted of capital appreciation, current income and gains, with a secondary objective of long-term capital appreciation.
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