MAINTENANCE OF ACCOUNTS Definition

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MAINTENANCE OF ACCOUNTS, in accounting, ensures that all transactions and accounting records are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and applicable laws, and shall be in sufficient detail to permit an annual audit.

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COMMITTED FIXED COST: See COMMITTED COSTS

SWAPS is when one currency is temporarily exchanged for another, then the currency is held and exchanged later after a fixed period of time. To calculate the swap take the interest rate differential between the two underlying currencies, thus it may be used for speculative purposes to exploit anticipated movement in the interest rates. See INTEREST RATE SWAPS.

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