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DEBTORS CONTROL ACCOUNT Definition
DEBTORS CONTROL ACCOUNT reflects the total amount owed by the all the individual debtors. The balance of the debtors control account must equal the total of the debtors list, which represents the amounts owed by the individual debtors obtained from the individual balances in the various subsidiary ledger accounts for each debtor. This subsidiary ledger is known as the debtors ledger.
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ASSET EARNING POWER is a common profitability measure used to determine the profitability of a business by taking its total earning before taxes and dividing that by total assets.
LOMBARD RATE is the rate at which the Bundesbank, the German central bank, lends funds to banks as short-term credit. It is normally at least one percentage point above the discount rate and is regarded as an important international indicator.