Real Assets Definition

Real Assets are physical Assets of intrinsic value.

Real Assets are a type of physical asset that posses some form of intrinsic value, a Real Asset is a Tangible Asset i.e. can be touched. Examples of Real Assets include:
Buildings
Commodities
Land

The intrinsic value of a Real Asset will derive from its characteristics and physical attributes. It is in this way they are different to Financial Assets as their value isn't reliant on a third party entity i.e. an exhange.

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