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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The transaction may undervalue Strategic Hotels and will result in no real gain for many Strategic Hotels shareholders.
Ian Jarman, manager of Owens Road Services in Llanelli, said while there were things in the budget that will help UK plc, it didn't meet calls for a fuel duty reduction and said a proposed axing of VAT on the Severn Bridge wasn't a real gain for businesses.
London is our main destination in Europe and anything we can do to offer better transfer facilities would be a real gain for us and Star Alliance.
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.
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.
But implementation of the programs is limited and no real gain or progress to drive down incidents and injuries is present.