Rate of return (ROR)

Sydney Morning Herald  May 28  Comment 
The federal government's $10 billion Clean Energy Finance Corporation will accept a lower rate of return on projects than the private sector would cop.
Benzinga  Feb 22  Comment 
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George Washington's Blog  May 17  Comment 
As CNBC notes: “Others are flashing orange, like the US, and already require future sacrifices, most likely through a combination of higher inflation, austerity and, importantly, financial repression ,” said El-Erian, who classifies...
CNBC  May 12  Comment 
The long-term expected rate of return on commodities is ‘zero,’ according to Mark Matson of Matson Money.
FX Street  Jan 21  Comment 
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The Globe and Mail  Nov 30  Comment 
Calculating the true rate of return on your investments is not as simple as you might think.
Investrepreneurship  Oct 7  Comment 
We all want to invest our money where we can earn the best possible risk-adjusted returns. Before making a decision on whether or not to buy a stock, an investor should know the opportunity cost of investing his/her money in that stock. One method...


Rate Of Return, abbreviated as ROR, is an useful concept used to arrive at the financial viability of a project. If ROR is less than the inflation or the Bank Rate then the project will be rejected. As the project will not be giving any value addition

It is the gain or loss on an investment over a specified period, expressed as a percentage increase over the initial investment cost. Gains on investments are considered to be any income received from the security plus realized capital gains.

A rate of return measurement can be used to measure virtually any investment vehicle, from real estate to bonds and stocks to fine art, provided the asset is purchased at one point in time and then produces cash flow at some time in the future. Financial securities are commonly judged based on their past rates of return, which can be compared against assets of the same type to determine which investments are the most attractive.

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