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Indexation

The practice of connecting a return on an investment to some index. For example, if the return on a pension is linked to the consumer price index, it is said to be indexed to inflation.

indexation

the automatic adjustment of an INCOME payment (e.g. wages) or a value (for example, household contents’ insurance value) in proportion to changes in a general PRICE INDEX. Indexation is commonly used as a means of countering the effects of persistent price increases (INFLATION). See BASE YEAR, INDEX-LINKED, INDEX NUMBER.
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While the latter has had no impact ( as taxation after indexation lower tax), increase in the period for long- term capital gains has left investors high and dry.
Morocco's Islamist Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane last month approved the new price indexation system, which is a key aspect of the sensitive social reforms his government has been seeking to push through for months.
Why did the centralised system based on wage indexation fail?
Many schemes have discovered that they have effectively "hardwired" RPI into their rules so that revaluation and indexation will continue to be referenced to the RPI.
The traditional preference for oil indexation - that has stymied the evolution of long-term contract pricing towards gas indexation - is changing.
Farley Thomas, global head of wholesale distribution at HSBC Global Asset Management, said, 'We believe our future is linked to indexation and ETFs and not just active management.
This would be equivalent to replacing [delta] by ([delta] + [alpha]) in all expressions, where [alpha] is a constant and represents the symmetric component of wage indexation.
Legal & General offers an indexation option to ensure that the proceeds maintain their real value.
and Miller (Institute for University Studies, Arlington, Texas) overview court cases and indexation issues in introducing seven papers and discussions presented in 1974 at the Center for Studies in Law and Economics, U.
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To examine the effect of a price level rule I use a model I developed to look at the extent of wage indexation (Minford et al.