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Glossary of Financial Terms: E

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Ekrar

Declaration, as in Takaful.

Equity

The value of property in an organisation greater than total debt held on it. Equity investments typically take the form of an owner’s share in the business, and often, a share in the return, or profits. Equity investments carry greater risk than debt, but the potential for greater return should balance the risk.

Equity Participation

An ownership position in an organisation or project or venture taken through an investment. Returns on the investment are dependent on the profitability of the organisation or project.

Eshtirak

Contribution, as in Takaful.