Appreciation is an increase in the value of a fixed asset, typically land and buildings. It can also be used for a fixed asset such as an oil platform, that increases in value because of an increase in demand for the item.
To post appreciation transactions to a depreciation book for which appreciation has G/L integration, you must use an FA G/L journal.
To post an appreciation transaction to a depreciation book for which appreciation does not have G/L integration, you must use an FA journal.
Indexation is used to adjust values for general price-level changes. The Index Fixed Assets batch job can be used to recalculate the appreciation values.
About Fixed Assets
Posting Appreciation Transactions from FA G/L Journals
Filling In and Posting FA G/L Journals
Posting Appreciation Transactions from FA Journals
Filling In and Posting FA Journals
Indexation of Fixed Assets