hidden reserves

/ˌhɪd(ə)n rɪ'zʒmvz/ plural noun
1. reserves which are not easy to identify in the company’s balance sheet (reserves which are illegally kept hidden are called ‘secret reserves’)
2. illegal reserves which are not declared in the company’s balance sheet

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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