net balance

net balance

[′net ′bal·əns]
(hydrology)
The change in mass of a glacier from the time of minimum mass in one year to the time of minimum mass in the succeeding year. Also known as net budget.
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A net balance of 18 percent of Welsh respondents expect prices to rise in the next three months, whilst a net balance of 21 percent expects sales activity to increase.
Near term rental growth expectations were therefore driven up, with the net balance of plus 55 per cent in July representing the most elevated reading in 11 quarters, and the UK.
London firms' hiring intentions showed a net balance of nine per cent expected to hire more staff during the next year, down 16 points on last month.
Confidence fell from a positive net balance of 20% in December to just 9%.
Lloyds Bank said the fall in confidence in the West Midlands was reflected in local firms' hiring intentions, with a net balance of 16 per cent expecting to hire more staff during the next year, down 16 points on last month.
The net balance of firms reporting higher economic optimism increased by nine points to 17%, and businesses expecting stronger trading prospects also rose by two points to 31%, resulting in an overall increase in business confidence.
The net balance on the close of the year was Rs 158,458,447.The total value of assets on the close of year 2017 was Rs 6,825,976.
At March 31, 2018, CTG's net balance sheet debt-to-EBITDA ratio was approximately 1.5x.
This net balance of plus 56% is greater than the plus 39% recorded in the previous survey and the highest net balance recorded since spring 2013.
It comes as Welsh firms experienced a strong end to 2017, with a net balance of 23% stating their international trade had increased in the second half.
A net balance of +28% of Welsh surveyors expects prices to increase in the three months ahead, which compares to a net balance of -1% for the UK as a whole.