Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 71% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 71% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Absolute return definition

The absolute return, in investing terms, is the return on an investment expressed in monetary or percentage terms. For example, if £10,000 is invested and it grows to £15,000 when it is cashed in, then the absolute return on that investment is £5000, or 50%.

Absolute return definition

The absolute return, in investing terms, is the return on an investment expressed in monetary or percentage terms. For example, if £10,000 is invested and it grows to £15,000 when it is cashed in, then the absolute return on that investment is £5000, or 50%.

Other ways of measuring return include relative return, when the performance of an investment is measured against similar investments, the market as a whole or a fixed benchmark like an index.

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