Reuters  Oct 29  Comment 
* Q3 distributable earnings of $159 mln vs $105 mln yr-ago
The Economic Times  Sep 24  Comment 
Such situations lead to brewing of dissatisfaction within the employees, which eventually affects their motivation to work.
The Economic Times  Sep 10  Comment 
"TCS is quite strong within the IT pack. They will deliver about 18 per cent to 19 per cent kind of a dollar revenue growth this year."
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 3  Comment 
Mumbai’s average capital value appreciation in the mid-segment residential properties slows to 16 per cent as Bengaluru gains the most at 41 per cent in last 3 years, as per a report by real estat...
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 25  Comment 
Bangalore in the last three years (H1 2011 – H1 2014) has witnessed the highest average capital value appreciation in the mid segment of the top seven Indian cities. According to Cu...
New York Times  Aug 21  Comment 
Mo’ne Davis and her Philadelphia team lost to Las Vegas, 8-1, at the Little League World Series, but she has inspired a wide following in athletics and elsewhere.
SeekingAlpha  Aug 16  Comment 
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As Investors use the term, appreciation is the increase of the value, or market price, of a principal asset of an investment. [1][2][3][1]

Appreciation for this purpose includes not only reported dividends but increases in share values, since such capital appreciation represents accessible cash to the shareholders because they can liquidate their holdings at any moment in time. [2]

Appreciation includes total return. The change in value of an investment over a given period, assuming reinvestment of any dividends and capital gain distributions, expressed as a percentage of the initial investment. [4] Capital appreciation includes dividends, capital gains distributions, and the increase in the net asset value of the property. [3]

From sense of "rise in value" from c.1790. Principalis "first in importance,".."money on which interest is paid;" [5]


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  3. Mutual Funds: An Introduction to the Core Concepts by Dr. Mark Mobius ISBN-10: 0470821434 pg 83
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