One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Denoting or relating to a system of valuing assets by the most recent market price.
- ‘Somewhere, enormous losses have been suffered, with recent mark-to-market declines in Credit derivatives seriously compounding an already precarious situation.’
- ‘With more illiquid assets, however, there is an absence of real prices and the mark-to-market mechanics are difficult to operate.’
- ‘Specifically, I argued for moving to mark-to-market accounting - that is, requiring banks to record all assets at their current market value.’
- ‘Just as banks are working to write off mountains of bad loans, they're also moving to mark-to-market accounting techniques.’
- ‘His view is supported by the fact that the company did not mark-to-market all of its investments in the last quarter and with the strong recovery in the biotech market there looks to be good upside in this area.’
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