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About half the people in care homes will be paying the full fees themselves, many using the equity in their houses. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It attributes this primarily to people being unable to release equity by selling their home. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Investors around the world have been selling equities because of fears about anaemic global growth. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The equity loan is interest free for the first five years. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Earnings per share will rise further because share buybacks narrowed the equity base. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He now wants his share of the equity from our house. Times, Sunday Times (2013)To cover their margin calls, the funds were forced to sell some equity assets. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Lawyers and tax experts treat preferred as part of the company 's equity. Charles A. D'Ambrosio & Stewart D. Hodges & Richard Brealey & Stewart Myers Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)After he was bought out, he held no equity in the company. Kiam, Victor Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)We had been teaching a few years, we had little equity in our houses. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Courts will balance the respective interests of the parties, looking at both justice and equity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Consequently our funds are intended for the more cautious investor who is looking to minimise the volatility that is inherent with equity based investments. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Although there was a lot of equity in the house, he was prepared to give it all to me. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Those in negative equity must sell their home at a loss if they cannot keep up with their mortgage repayments or if they need to move home. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Small investors will sell more equity unit trusts this year than they will buy - the first such decline in at least a decade. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The funds are raised by selling new equity (stock) or from retained earnings. Mishkin, Frederic S. Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (1995)If it succeeds, this could lead to a wave of selling of equity and fixed-income investments. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In the same period, homeowners withdrew some 290 billion of equity from their houses. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is emotionally tied to all our ideas of fairness, justice, and equity. Peter F. Drucker MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)That is very common in equity investment, but something that you don't usually see with property. Times, Sunday Times (2009)For example, if you have a lot of equity in your house you may persuade the lender to add any arrears to the value of the mortgage. Tondeur, Keith Say Goodbye to Debt (1994)They, above all, require careful thinking and clear policy and procedures which live up to high standards of fairness and equity. Peter F. Drucker MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)The common shareholders' equity is simply the total value of the assets less the current and long-term liabilities and the preferred stock. Charles A. D'Ambrosio & Stewart D. Hodges & Richard Brealey & Stewart Myers Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)So, paradoxically, secrecy increases fairness in the equity sense because people can more easily be rewarded for the full range of their outputs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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Translations for 'equity'

British English: equity NOUN
In finance, your equity is the sum of your assets, once your debts have been subtracted from it.
To capture his equity, he must either sell or refinance.
  • American English: equity
  • Brazilian Portuguese: patrimônio
  • Chinese: 资产净值
  • European Spanish: valor líquido
  • French: capitaux propres
  • German: Stammkapital
  • Italian: patrimonio netto
  • Japanese: 純資産額
  • Korean: > 순자산 총액채무를 뺀
  • European Portuguese: património
  • Spanish: valor líquido

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