Financing Activities

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China will severely punish people involved in illegal financing activities, especially targeting underground banks and the stock market, after a series of scandals, state news agency Xinhua said on Sunday, citing the state prosecutor.
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Financing activities are all cash-generating activities which take place between a company and its investors.

A company's investors include both its shareholders and creditors. This means that financing activities not only include the issue of stock, dividend payments, and stock buy-backs, but also the taking-on of new debt and the repayment of old debt.

A company's financing activities are accounted for in the Cash Flows from Financing Activities section of their cash flow statement.


A company decides to issue new common stock. The issue of this stock is a financing activity, as the buyers of the stock are giving the company money in exchange for the promise of increasing future returns.

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