Definitions for "Capital appreciation"
See capital growth.
An investment objective of Capital Appreciation indicates you seek to grow the principal value of your investments over time and are willing to invest in securities that have historically demonstrated a moderate to above average degree of risk of loss of principal value to pursue this objective. Some examples of typical investments might include common stocks, lower quality, medium-term fixed income products, equity mutual funds and index funds.
An increase in the market value of an asset.
Keywords:  realize, sell, paid, shares, purchased
The difference between what you paid for shares purchased and what you may realize when you sell them.