Definition of 'asset'
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Dozens of asset managers are under scrutiny by the financial watchdog for failing to meet standards. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The managers buy into assets put up for sale by companies because they need to raise funds quickly. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Old Mutual has launched a share offering in its asset management business. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is one of the most important assets the company has and the indications were that it might have to find another partner or go it alone. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Also keep in mind that QE is not the main reason why asset prices have increased. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Assets benefiting from the exemption must be available to the public to enjoy on terms agreed with HMRC. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Looking at individuals' net assets doesn't really tell you much of moral or economic significance. Times, Sunday Times (2017)One asset management boss once told me he was'the most overpaid nanny in the world '. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At the halfway stage, net assets were up by 25 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The stockholders have in effect purchased a call option on the assets of the firm. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)The expertise of the systems selling team can become a major asset to the producer. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)The wider point is that an end to asset purchases will be good news. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Those with assets also benefit from a lucrative industry devoted to shielding them from tax. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is why asset management groups are interested in being here. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The wealth or value of assets of the organization at a point in time. Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)We value the pair on the net assets. Times, Sunday Times (2013)One of the main assets of the film is the punchy dialogue. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The key is to invest in a variety of asset classes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Saints have said they are not prepared to consider selling either of their two major assets. The Sun (2014)These options mean that businesses benefit from the asset without a significant outflow of cash. Times, Sunday Times (2015)All of this increases the assets of the organization. Christianity Today (2000)Investors would rather see the company sell assets than raise the cash it needs through a rights issue. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Banks have until the end of the year to move their property holdings into asset management firms for sale. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Anyone who fails to declare their assets before the end of the year may be liable for the new penalty. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The company has four main assets. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Moving from investment banking to asset management Who or what is your mentor? Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has 29 years of experience in asset management. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The specialist bank and asset manager is sponsor of the Ashes. The Sun (2013)In a mature company, the loans are normally given against the security of company assets. Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)It will use nearly half the proceeds to expand its asset management unit and increase its European presence. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Some City sources say that a sale of group assets is just as likely as an outright takeover. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The infrastructure funds are pure income stocks, though some are at uncomfortably high premiums to net assets. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The fund manager had assets of 2.8 billion as at the end of April. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'asset'
British English: asset /ˈæsɛt/ NOUN
If something that you have is an asset, it is useful to you.
He is a great asset to the company.
- American English: asset
- Arabic: أَصُول property
- Brazilian Portuguese: posse
- Chinese: 资产
- Croatian: imovina
- Czech: přednost
- Danish: aktiv værdi
- Dutch: bezit
- European Spanish: activo
- Finnish: etu
- French: atout
- German: Vermögenswert
- Greek: περιουσιακό στοιχείο
- Italian: risorsa
- Japanese: 強み
- Korean: 자산
- Norwegian: eiendel
- Polish: rzecz wartościowa
- European Portuguese: ativo
- Romanian: valoare
- Russian: ценное качество
- Spanish: activo propiedad de una empresa
- Swedish: tillgång
- Thai: สินทรัพย์
- Turkish: varlık
- Ukrainian: цінність
- Vietnamese: tài sản
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