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Cash flows from operating, investing and financing activitie

Explain the value of separating cash flows into operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities to financial statement users in analyzing cash flows and the company's financial performance and condition.

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Cash flows from operating, investing and financing activities

The users of the financial statements include the management, the shareholders, the short as well as long term creditors, trade unions, taxation authorities, government and their agencies, stock exchange members, researchers and public at large. While preparing a cash flow statement, cash flows are classified into three heads; operating, investing and financing activities. (Chaturvedi & Agrawal, 2002)
For the management, the cash flows from operating activities tell about the performance of the business and its effectiveness in its operations. Cash flows from investing ...

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