Floating Capital


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Floating Capital

Funds retained for the purpose of paying current expenses as opposed to fixed assets.

Floating capital is also known as circulating capital. It encompasses (1) the raw materials consumed in each phase of manufacturing; (2) money designated for wages; and (3) products stored in the warehouses of manufacturers or merchants.

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The Turkish side is obliged to allocate $19 million for payment of salaries, including $4 million for salaries and other payments of Turkish staff and $15 million will be allocated for hospital's floating capital.
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8 September 2014 - Italian electricity supplier Enel SpA (BIT:ENEL) is exploring options to dispose of 22% of its stake in its Spanish division Endesa SA (BME:ELE), in an attempt to increase its free floating capital and reduce debt, according to CEO Francesco Starace, quoted by Reuters.
This occurs due to imperfect legislation, lack of floating capital," the Prime Minister said.
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