capital gain(redirected from Capital gains)
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The amount by which proceeds from the sale of a capital asset exceed the original cost.
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(Accounting & Book-keeping) the amount by which the selling price of a financial asset exceeds its cost
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profit from the sale of assets, as bonds or real estate.
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|Noun||1.||capital gain - the amount by which the selling price of an asset exceeds the purchase price; the gain is realized when the asset is sold|
financial gain - the amount of monetary gain
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