Meaning of “cost averaging” in the English Dictionary

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"cost averaging" in Business English

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cost averagingnoun [ U ]

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STOCK MARKET regular investment of a fixed sum of money so that you buy more shares when the price is low and fewer shares when the price is high:

dollar/pound, etc. cost averaging With pound cost averaging you even out the peaks and troughs of the share price during the year.

(Definition of “cost averaging” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)