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Definition of

productive capital


assets producing income the part of a company's assets that generate an income

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    Working capital is an effective measure of a company’s underlying operational efficiency and its short-term financial health. It is calculated as current assets less current liabilities. If the resulting figure is positive, this is an indication that the company is able to pay off its short


Definitions of ’productive capital’ and meaning of ’productive capital’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’productive capital’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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