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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As for the housing sector, this rate cut may send only send out positive notional signals - its real gain can be realised only if banks pass on the benefits to actual homebuyer borrowers.
<br />"The real gain in this acquisition is the craftsmen we acquired from American Transfer," said Nabholz Industrial President Ben Montgomery.
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." R.H.
Supporting QBWA in its efforts to highlight women's contribution to Qatar's economic activity constitutes a real gain both to Qatari women and the society at large," said Mehmed Kursad Caymaz, general manager of Turkish Airlines, Qatar.
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.
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.
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.