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The qualitative characteristics of relevance, understandability, reliability, and comparability identified in the IASB’s Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting 2010 (the IFRS Framework) are some of the attributes that make financial information useful to the various users of financial statements. Explain what is meant by relevance, understandability, reliability, and comparability and how they make financial information useful. (10 Marks)

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