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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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A disagreement between the previous government under communist President Demetris Christofias regarding wage indexation, kept negotiations in abeyance for several months after Cyprus requested a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Stability Mechanism.
10, 2017 will since the Allied Wire of to Conservative for them to rights as that as five contributed Insurance and An EU citizen who will have paid into NI for just five years will be entitled to indexation.
The intention of this paper is to develop a new indexation method that will provide higher returns and lower volatility than existing methods specifically focusing on the market capitalization and price weighted indexes as they are benchmark indexes used by fund managers to track their performance.
Besides, there is now no indexation benefit for short- term capital gains.
Boulif dans une declaration a la pesse a l'issue de sa reunion avec les professionnels du secteur sur fond de la recente indexation des prix des carburants.
AFP -- Moroccan petrol prices soared on Monday as the cash-strapped government began implementing a fuel price indexation system aimed at reforming oil subsidies and plugging a budget deficit, officials said.
MEPs call for abolishing the clause traditionally included in long-term gas contracts linking gas pricing to oil indexation, one of the bones of contention between the Commission and Russian gas giant Gazprom.
Another factor that played their role in earnings growth is U-shaped based return while higher indexation factor (PKR depreciation and inflation) is also expected to have played its part.
FY 2012 revenues grew by 14% (20% increase in ruble terms) due to 10% increase in sales volumes of hydrocarbons and indexation of domestic gas prices.
There is also anecdotal evidence to suggest that the private sector has already stopped implementing wage indexation.
With the benefit of hindsight, this paper examines the facts and assumptions of earlier writings in connection with various questions--whether centralisation of wage determination was a factor in the wage inflation, the circumstances leading to the wage indexation system, why the system failed, and whether reduced trade union density and enterprise bargaining after the 1990s were responsible for more moderate wage increases and reduced industrial strife.
Inequality indexation could be considered a kind of insurance against worsening inequality," Shiller writes.