FUND ACCOUNTING Definition

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FUND ACCOUNTING is a method of accounting and presentation whereby assets and liabilities are grouped according to the purpose for which they are to be used. Generally used by government entities and not-for-profits.

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HEDGE, in securities, is a transaction that reduces the risk of an investment.

DISTRIBUTABLE CASH is a common term used by income funds to describe the amount of cash that is available to meet distribution obligations of the fund. Distributable cash does not have a standard meaning and may be calculated differently by different income funds.

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