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Definition of

capital controls

Regulation & Compliance

government restrictions on asset ownership regulations placed by a government on the amount of capital people may hold. Sometimes there are restrictions only on share ownership, at other times on bank accounts; also controls may apply to non-residents as well as residents.

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Definitions of ’capital controls’ and meaning of ’capital controls’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’capital controls’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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