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A '''financial asset''' is a non-physical [[asset]] whose value is derived from a contractual claim, such as [[deposit (finance)|bank deposits]], [[bond (finance)|bonds]], and [[stock]]s. Financial assets are usually more [[market liquidity|liquid]] than other [[tangible property|tangible assets]], such as commodities or real estate, and may be traded on [[financial market|financial markets]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.investopedia.com/terms/f/financialasset.asp#axzz1aitM9hP7|title=Financial Asset|last=root|date=20 November 2003|access-date=2 December 2016}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://financecareers.about.com/od/glossary/g/finassets.htm|title=What are Financial Assets?|access-date=2 December 2016}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.investorwords.com/1946/financial_asset.html|title=What is Financial Asset? definition and meaning|access-date=2 December 2016}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://financial-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Financial%20Assets|title=Financial assets|access-date=2 December 2016}}</ref>
Financial assets are opposed to [[Non-financial asset|non-financial assets]], [[Property|property rights]] which include both [[tangible property]] (sometimes also called [[real assets]]) such as land, real estate or commodities and [[Intangible asset|intangible assets]] such as [[intellectual property]], like copyrights, patents, Trademarks​trademarks, ''etc''.
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