financial position

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Financial position

The account status of a firm's or individual's assets, liabilities, and equity positions as reflected on its financial statement.

Financial Position

The total assets, liabilities, and/or equity a person or company holds. This term especially applies to investment positions. See also: Long Position, Short Position.

financial position

The state of and the relationships among the various financial data found on a firm's balance sheet. For example, a company with fairly valued and relatively liquid assets, combined with a small amount of debt compared to owner's equity, is generally described as being in a strong financial position. Also called financial condition.
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Discussed and approved the statement of financial position and income statement for the year ended 31st December 2012.
The company expects the suspension to remain in force until it is better able to assess its financial position.
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Of those polled, 93 per cent of firms remain confident that their financial position would either improve or continue at the same level over the next six months.
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Section 303(a) concerns fraud performed for the company by management or employees who intended to materially misrepresent the entity's financial position and results of operations.
Any facts, decisions, or conditions known as of the close of field work that are expected to have a significant effect on financial position or results of operations.
The directive's overriding requirement is that financial statements give a true and fair view of a company's financial position and the results of operations, making both compliance with company law and conformance with a true and fair view audit objectives in Germany.
In the statement of financial position, the investments are reported at fair value as current assets.
107 requires market value disclosures for all financial instruments even if they are not recognized in the statement of financial position.

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