noun[mass noun] Finance
The capital of a business which is used in its day-to-day trading operations, calculated as the current assets minus the current liabilities. Also called net current assets.
- In the current environment, working capital management may not be top of your agenda but, ideally, it should be.
- These might include funds for acquisitions or simply working capital to carry out day-to-day operations.
- Some businesses irreparably damage their working capital position by extending unrealistic credit to customers.
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