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18:57 Feb 12, 2009
English to Malay translations [PRO] Bus/Financial - Finance (general) Additional field(s): Business/Commerce (general), Investment / Securities
English term or phrase:deleverage
Definition from Investopedia: A company's attempt to decrease its financial leverage. The best way for a company to delever is to immediately pay off any existing debt on its balance sheet. If it is unable to do this, the company will be in significant risk of defaulting.
The Federal Reserve Chairman told an audience at the Chicago Federal Reserve Thursday that financial outfits need to deleverage and improve their ability to manage risk. Forbes.com
As leveraged investors begin to feel pain in their portfolios, not only do they begin to question broader risk exposure in a much more meaningful manner, but many are both forced to and many choose to deleverage, at least for a period, to stop the short term hemorrhaging. Gold Digest
American Restaurant Group, Inc. Reaches Agreement With Noteholders To Deleverage Its Balance Sheet. Goliath
Definition from DBP - MABBIM: Cara yang paling berkesan untuk sesebuah syarikat mengurangkan leveraj adalah dengan membayar segala hutang mereka yang sediaada.
Kesan leveraj yang dihasilkan dengan adanya kos tetap kewangan. - PRPM - MABBIM
Explanation: The Malay term given by DBP-PRPM for "leverage" is "umpil" or "keumpilan". However, MABBIM (Majlis Bahasa Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia) translate it as "leveraj". I would go for MABBIM's term.
Nur Hamisah Local time: 22:12 Native speaker of: Malay, Indonesian
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