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But for the overall health of the economy the definitive answer is this: sometimes a currency depreciation is beneficial and sometimes it isn't. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A sharp currency depreciation can work both by increasing the price competitiveness of British exports and by encouraging domestic consumers to switch their spending away from imports. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We can see how a currency devaluation or depreciation reduces real wages in two ways. International Finance: The markets and financial management of multinational business. (1983)Therefore it makes sense to aim for currency depreciation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)So would a substantial depreciation of the value of the dollar. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The organisation acknowledged the tax losses will be used against any future profits and depreciation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Therefore it gives up a valuable depreciation tax shield. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)The resulting amount is the basis in your car that you use to figure your depreciation deduction. Christianity Today (2000)And with high initial depreciation comes good value for money for second-hand buyers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In this business a 10 per cent profit after depreciation is considered very good going. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Royal Mail acknowledged the tax losses will be used against any future profits and depreciation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Any reduction in present value represents economic depreciation; any increase in present value represents negative economic depreciation. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)The value of annual depreciation reduces each year under this second method which is often a better reflection of what happens to values in real life. Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)The move reflects a political desire for less reliance on the dollar, as well as a need to avoid further depreciation in currency reserves. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Inflation and currency depreciation would make most Third World countries too risky for new loans. Preventing World War III - A Realistic Grand Strategy (1988)Earnings before interest, depreciation and tax doubled to 600,000. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But in general, be prepared for depreciation in value, in a similar way to a car. The Sun (2015)At ten times underlying earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation it looks to be a full price. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The economic turmoil that would be inflicted on Greece could be horrendous, as a huge currency depreciation could prompt bank collapses. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As capital is withdrawn, refinancing becomes dearer, on top of which currency depreciation makes those loans more expensive to service. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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