paper loss

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Noun1.paper loss - an unrealized loss on an investment calculated by subtracting the current market price from the investor's cost
red ink, red, loss - the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue; "the company operated at a loss last year"; "the company operated in the red last year"
paper profit - an unrealized gain on an investment calculated by subtracting the investor's cost from the current market price
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The decline amounted to a $766bn (PS631m) paper loss for the index.
Most of the banks that lent to the airline have not disclosed the impact of KQ's share price drop on their holdings of the company's stock.The lenders, including Equity and KCB, have suffered a combined paper loss of more than Sh8 billion on their KQ shares as the airline's stock plummeted amid continued losses.
Yesterday's slump left O'Leary nursing a PS67million paper loss as Ryanair's biggest shareholder.
According to Arabian Business , QIA, which is the third-largest stakeholder in the German manufacturer, is on track to see a paper loss of about $8.4bn.
The sale represents a paper loss of around PS30m, however the group has reiterated its intention to ensure "significant further investment in new sites" over the coming months.
But the loss was primarily a paper loss based on hedge investments for the company, which had $4.1 billion in annual sales last year and $854 million in total assets at the end of 2013.
Britain began selling shares in Lloyds at a profit earlier this year, but a sale of its 81 per cent stake in RBS is much further off, with taxpayers still sitting on a paper loss of nearly Au14 billion at current prices.
Mechel released US GAAP financial results for Q4 2012, posting $1.7 billion of paper loss due to revaluation and writedowns of assets, most of which were divested only in Q1 2013.
Thanks to the price renegotiation, the paper loss will be limited.
It's just a paper loss of the difference between the book value of the newspapers (goodwill) versus what Berkshire paid.
While there has been some recovery in the share price in the last couple of months, both banks are close to 50% lower than they were a year ago, amounting to a paper loss of more than pounds 30bn for the Government.