capital account

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(economics) that part of the balance of payments recording a nation's outflow and inflow of financial securities

(finance) an account of the net value of a business at a specified date

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capital account surplus was associated with a sharp increase in U.
capital account surplus has included a vast accumulation of U.
Second, although our open economy case can explain the capital account surplus in Canada over the last 15 years, an alternative explanation for the Canadian surplus undermines the open economy characterization of Canada.
The capital account surplus was at USD 767mn in May and USD 4.
Not counting the exceptionally large capital inflows in 2003, which appear to reflect an expectation of exchange rate appreciation rather than underlying economic fundamentals, the capital account surplus since the Asian financial crisis has averaged about 1.
Saying that the current account deficit cannot rise indefinitely is equivalent to saying that the capital account surplus cannot rise indefinitely, since they are tautologically equal.
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