Beta, Financial Management

Definition of 'Beta'

A measure of the volatility or systematic risk of a security or a portfolio in difference to the market as a whole. Beta is needed in the capital asset pricing model (CAPM), a model that evaluated the expected return of an asset based on its beta and expected market returns.

Also defines as "beta coefficient."

 

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