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replacement cost

Jonathan Law

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

Sixth edition

Published in print March 2018 | ISBN: 9780198789741
Published online March 2018 | e-ISBN: 9780191831430
replacement cost

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The cost of replacing an asset, either in its present physical form or as the cost of obtaining equivalent services. If the latter is lower in amount than the former, the conclusion is that the assets currently used by the company are not those it would choose to acquire in the market place. Replacement cost may be used to value tangible ...

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Subjects: Banking ; Social Sciences ; Economics

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