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An individual or other legal person represented by an agent.
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In agency law, an individual or other legal person represented by an agent.
  
  
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A legal person acting on their own behalf.  
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In law, a legal person acting on their own behalf.  
  
  
 
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The amount of an investment or a loan, excluding any interest.
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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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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.
 
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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The concepts of 'principal' above, should not be confused with ''principle'', which is different.
  
  
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* [[Agency]]
 
* [[Agency]]
 
* [[Agent]]
 
* [[Agent]]
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* [[Annuity factor]]
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* [[Arm’s length principle]]
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* [[Contractor]]
 
* [[Coupon rate]]
 
* [[Coupon rate]]
 
* [[Dual currency bond]]
 
* [[Dual currency bond]]
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* [[Endowment]]
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* [[Employee]]
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* [[Employer]]
 
* [[Foreign currency bond]]
 
* [[Foreign currency bond]]
 
* [[Forward forward contract]]
 
* [[Forward forward contract]]
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* [[Instalment]]
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* [[Interest]]
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* [[Mortgage]]
 
* [[Non-performing loan]]
 
* [[Non-performing loan]]
 
* [[Paying agent]]
 
* [[Paying agent]]
 
* [[Point]]
 
* [[Point]]
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* [[Security]]
 
* [[Self-financing loan]]
 
* [[Self-financing loan]]
* [[Annuity factor]]
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* [[Separate personality principle]]
* [[Instalment]]
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* [[Terminal value]]
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[[Category:Accounting,_tax_and_regulation]]
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[[Category:The_business_context]]
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[[Category:Corporate_finance]]
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[[Category:Intercompany_funding]]
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[[Category:Investment]]
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[[Category:Long_term_funding]]
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[[Category:Cash_management]]
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[[Category:Financial_products_and_markets]]
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[[Category:Liquidity_management]]

Latest revision as of 15:22, 10 February 2021

1.

In agency law, an individual or other legal person represented by an agent.


2.

In law, 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.


The concepts of 'principal' above, should not be confused with principle, which is different.


See also