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    Acquisition of treasury shares

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    What effect will the acquisition of treasury shares have on shareholders' equity and earnings per share:

    Decrease and no effect, increase and no effect, decrease and increase or increase and decrease?
    Why?

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    decrease and increase

    The cash spent in the acquisition of treasury ...

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    The solution explains the acquisition of treasury shares on shareholders equity and earnings per share

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