Meaning of “financial asset” in the English Dictionary

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"financial asset" in Business English

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financial assetnoun [ C, usually plural ]

uk us ACCOUNTING, FINANCE

an asset such as money, shares, bonds, etc. rather than a physical asset such as property or machinery:

In accounting, the three basic categories of financial assets are cash, marketable securities, and receivables.

(Definition of “financial asset” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)