COMPARATIVE STATEMENT Definition

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COMPARATIVE STATEMENT is a form of financial-statement presentation in which current period results and positions are presented with corresponding figures for previous periods.

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GLOBAL FUND is a (mutual) fund that can invest in companies located anywhere in the world, including the home country, e.g. the United States. Whereas, an International Fund is a (mutual) fund that can invest only outside the home country.

EQUITY RISK PREMIUM is a rate of return in addition to a risk-free rate to compensate for investing in equity instruments because they have a higher degree of probable risk than risk-free instruments (a component of the cost of equity capital or equity discount rate).

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