Difference between revisions of "Principal"

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#An individual or other legal person represented by an agent.
 
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#A legal person acting on their own behalf.  
An individual or other legal person represented by an agent.
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#The amount of an investment or a loan, excluding any interest. When the whole of a loan is drawn down at the start, the principal is simply the amount originally borrowed.
 
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#The reference amount of a traded financial instrument, used to determine its future cashflows.
 
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# Most important, or largest. (Not to be confused with ''principle'', which is different.)
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The amount of an investment or a loan, excluding any interest.
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The reference amount of a traded financial instrument, used to determine its future cashflows.
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Most important, or largest.
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Not to be confused with ''principle'', which is different.
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* [[Foreign currency bond]]
 
* [[Foreign currency bond]]
 
* [[Forward forward contract]]
 
* [[Forward forward contract]]
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* [[Interest]]
 
* [[Non-performing loan]]
 
* [[Non-performing loan]]
 
* [[Paying agent]]
 
* [[Paying agent]]

Revision as of 15:42, 19 November 2015

  1. An individual or other legal person represented by an agent.
  2. A legal person acting on their own behalf.
  3. The amount of an investment or a loan, excluding any interest. When the whole of a loan is drawn down at the start, the principal is simply the amount originally borrowed.
  4. The reference amount of a traded financial instrument, used to determine its future cashflows.
  5. Most important, or largest. (Not to be confused with principle, which is different.)


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