# rate of return

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## rate of return

n
(Banking & Finance) finance the ratio of the annual income from an investment to the original investment, often expressed as a percentage
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 Noun 1 rate of return - the amount returned per unit of time expressed as a percentage of the costreturn on invested capital, return on investment, ROI - (corporate finance) the amount, expressed as a percentage, that is earned on a company's total capital calculated by dividing the total capital into earnings before interest, taxes, or dividends are paidrate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
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## rate of return

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the individual observation of logarithmic return. The annualized volatility is given by:
Figure 3 is the Q-Q plot of the gold price logarithmic return series.
In the following application, decision variable x means portfolio weights and random vector C means daily logarithmic return of the stocks.
In keeping with standard practice, I study the logarithmic excess return, that is, the logarithmic return in excess of an investment in the risk-free asset.
Similarly, the logarithmic return for a differencing interval of length nt [R.sub.nt] = n[R.sub.t], where [R.sub.t] is the logarithmic return for a differencing interval of length t.
The data are converted to logarithmic returns, [X.sub.t] = In ([P.sub.t]/[P.sub.t-1]), where [X.sub.t] is the logarithmic return on holding the foreign currency at time t, and [P.sub.t] is the exchange rate in dollars per foreign currency unit.
There have been studies looking into the model free predictability measures operating on financial data, studying the structural complexity of time series describing logarithmic returns for various financial instruments.

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