mesokurtic


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Related to mesokurtic: kurtosis, platykurtic

mesokurtic

(ˌmɛsəʊˈkɜːtɪk)
adj
(Statistics) statistics (of a distribution) having kurtosis B2 = 3, concentrated around its mean like a normal distribution. Compare leptokurtic, platykurtic
[C20: from meso- + Greek kurtos arched, bulging + -ic]
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In fact, it is not even necessary for the distribution of returns to be symmetric or mesokurtic since the criterion explicitly incorporates the third and fourth moments of the distribution, a highly desirable property which allows for nonparametric empirical applications.
The normal distribution is mesokurtic when the kurtosis is equal to 3 because the values are close to the central value.