Investment Gains & Losses
neilw41
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Hi
I have to calculate some realised & unrealised gains & losses on our investments.
I am struggling to find the best approach.
Investment cost £3,430,200
Investment Disposal (including gain) £4,742,061
Investment Gain £1,398,624
Residual Value £86,762
How can I find a realised & unrealised gain, (without unitising anything).
Thanks
Neil
I have to calculate some realised & unrealised gains & losses on our investments.
I am struggling to find the best approach.
Investment cost £3,430,200
Investment Disposal (including gain) £4,742,061
Investment Gain £1,398,624
Residual Value £86,762
How can I find a realised & unrealised gain, (without unitising anything).
Thanks
Neil
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Hi
I have to calculate some realised & unrealised gains & losses on our investments.
I am struggling to find the best approach.
Investment cost £3,430,200
Investment Disposal (including gain) £4,742,061
Investment Gain £1,398,624
Residual Value £86,762
How can I find a realised & unrealised gain, (without unitising anything).
Thanks
Neil
There is some information missing from your question,
clearly there is an investment gain of £1,398,624
to establish if that gain gas been realised we need to know that the total disposal amount of ££4,742,061 has been received from the customer and paid into the bank account.
If any part of £4,742,061 has not been received then there will be UNREALISED gain
hope this helps0 
Investment Gains & Losses
Thanks for your reply and question. All of the disposal amount had been received in cash, therefore there is a realised gain included in this amount, as there is a residual amount of investment left, there is also an unrealised gain gain included in this amount, c£86k. Thanks.0 
Thanks for your reply and question. All of the disposal amount had been received in cash, therefore there is a realised gain included in this amount, as there is a residual amount of investment left, there is also an unrealised gain gain included in this amount, c£86k. Thanks.
There is no residual value left. It is a coincident that the amount the asset is depreciated is also very very similar to residual value
Disposal amount (sales value) 4,742,061
less investment gain ............ 1,398,624
equals Net book Value ......... 3,343,437
less investment at cost.........3,430,200
=accumulated depreciation.........86,763
Residual value is only used to calculate the depreciation expense on a straight line method.0
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