what is equity share capital

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The term Capital has several meanings and it is used in many business contexts. In general, capital is accumulated assets or ownership. More specifically,

  • Capital is the amount of cash and other assets owned by a business. These business assets include accounts receivable, equipment, and land/buildings of the business.
  • Capital can also represent the accumulated wealth of a business, represented by its assets less liabilities.


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