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Market capitalisation (market cap)

A measure of the size of an investment company calculated by multiplying the number of shares in issue by the price of the shares.

A measure of the size of an investment company calculated by multiplying the number of shares in issue by the price of the shares.

For example, if an investment company has 200 million shares in issue, and its share price is £1.50, its market capitalisation would be £300m.

See total assets.

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