current market value

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Current market value

The value of a client's portfolio at today's market price, as listed in a brokerage statement.

Current Market Value

The value of a portfolio. This is calculated by aggregating the market values of the securities represented in the portfolio. One may have a paper gain or a paper loss on one's portfolio when measuring the current market value. However, it is important to note that these gains or losses are not locked in until one closes the positions in the portfolio.

current market value

The value of an individual's portfolio when the securities are appraised at current market prices.
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A residential land in Caong Street, Makati City, purchased in 1977 with an acquisition cost of P106,800 and current market value of P1.
Country: Europe, Sector: Aerospace/DefenceTarget: EADS NVBuyer: KfW BankengruppeVendor: Daimler AGType: DivestmentStatus: AgreedComment: The stake's current market value is USD1.
Investigations of the management of the LTCM account at several institutions found that an overreliance on the collateralization of the current market value of derivatives positions and the stature of LTCM's managers led to compromises in several key elements of the credit-risk-management process.
The schedule contains the original cost of the investment, the current market value of the investment, the current valuation allowance account balance needed to adjust the investment account to market, last year's valuation allowance account balance, this period's gains or losses and the accumulated gains and losses on the investments.
As a result, continuing to apply the original rate will no longer produce a useful estimate of current market value.
Several valuation bases were described in the FASB DM, including the present value of future cash flows, the sum of undiscounted future cash flows, current market value and net realizable value.
After all, a rational manager who cannot derive more value from internal use of an allowance will choose to sell it; thus current market value is useful for management planning and control.
The conference, whose theme could be described as why the historical cost basis of accounting is no longer a relevant or reliable means of valuing a company's assets and liabilities, encouraged a shift to valuation based on current market value (a method also referred to as mark-to-market).