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The brand will be sported on the back of the team jersey
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Press Trust of India FMCG major Cargill India on Wednesday announced it will be a principal sponsor of GMR Group-owned IPL cricket team Delhi Daredevils, for the
New York Times  Feb 21  Comment 
A national effort is underway to arm and train school staff members, but a former assistant principal who survived an attack believes it’s misguided.
Insurance Journal  Feb 15  Comment 
Integro Insurance Brokers has named Jacquelyn Neal as a principal in the marine practice. Neal is based in the San Francisco, Calif. office. She will manage a book of existing marine clients and develop new cargo and marine liability business. …
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 10  Comment 
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Insurance Journal  Jan 30  Comment 
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The Hindu Business Line  Jan 13  Comment 
TV visuals today showed prime minister’s Principal Secretary Nripendra Misra turning up at the residence of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, a day after four senior-most judges of the Supreme Cour...



Original corpus, usually purchasing power in the form of money available for investment, on which interest, dividends, and capital appreciation are calculated.

Principal can be confused with capital, which may consist of anything that can enhance a person's power to perform economically useful work. You can’t seek safety of principal and then take a plunge with investment into the riskiest of common stocks. [1] Insurance companies take the risk that it will not pay our more to you than the your original principal plus its investment earnings. [2]

Also see time value of money, for a more detailed description of how these returns may be analyzed relative to principal.

From principalis: "first in importance," or "money on which interest is paid." [1]


  1. A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing By Burton Gordon Malkiel ISBN-10: 0393062457 pg 298
  2. A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing By Burton Gordon Malkiel ISBN-10: 0393062457 pg352
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