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English definition of “capital asset pricing model”

capital asset pricing model

noun [C]
 
 
( abbreviation CAPM)
FINANCE a method of calculating the value of an investment using the relationship between risk and the amount of profit that an investor expects to make: The article examines the capital asset pricing model for the Greek stock market using weekly stock returns from 100 companies listed on the Athens stock exchange.
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