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CAPITAL MOVEMENT [1 record]

Record 1 2007-03-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • Investment
  • National and International Economics
  • Foreign Trade
DEF

The liquidation of capital investments of one kind and the reinvestment of the realized capital funds in investments of another kind; or the liquidation of investments in one place and reinvestment of proceeds elsewhere. The term is used particularly in describing the capital movements, as thus defined, from one nation to another.

CONT

Significant flows of capital had surged, at relatively low spreads, into many of the emerging markets during the first half of the 1990s, as a result of optimistic assessments of the borrowers' economic prospects and yields that were relatively attractive vis-à-vis yields in industry country markets.

PHR

significant flows of capital.

PHR

stable, unstable capital movement.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Investissements et placements
  • Économie nationale et internationale
  • Commerce extérieur
DEF

Liquidation d'investissements en capital d'une certaine nature et placement des fonds ainsi réalisés en investissements d'une autre nature.

CONT

La balance des paiements [...] comprend non seulement les opérations sur marchandises (exportations, importations) mais aussi les échanges de services, appelés parfois invisibles (tourisme, etc.) et enfin les échanges de créances, c'est-à-dire d'actifs financiers (mouvements de capitaux).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Inversiones
  • Economía nacional e internacional
  • Comercio exterior
DEF

Liquidación de inversiones de capital de un tipo e inversión del capital obtenido en inversiones de otro tipo.

CONT

En la primera mitad de los años noventa muchos de estos mercados han recibido flujos considerables de capital, con márgenes relativamente bajos, debido a evaluaciones optimistas de las perspectivas económicas de los prestatarios y a la posibilidad de obtener rendimientos atractivos en comparación con los de los mercados de los países industriales.

PHR

flujos considerables de capital.

PHR

movimiento de capital estable, inestable.

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