Define: Equity

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Definition: Equity


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A description applied to the ordinary share capital of an entity.



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Definition Sources


Definitions for Equity are sourced/syndicated from:

  • Oxford Dictionary Of Economics
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.