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Briefly summarize the accounting for an investment in equity securities.

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Explain the accounting treatment for an investment in equity securities.

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Investment: It refers to the process of using the currently held excess cash to earn profitable returns in future. The investments can be made in equity securities such as shares or debt securities such as bonds.

The accounting treatment for an investment in equity securities is as follows:

The investment in the equity securities are primarily recorded at it costs...

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