- noun a measurement of the return on investment in a stock compared against a one percentage point return on the stock market in general: it shows the volatility in the price of the share compared to the FTSE All-Share Index
(written as Beta)A comparative metric which expresses the rate of return of a currency or portfolio relative to the overall market return rate. The beta shows how volatile one currency's price movement is against the total currency market.
- acronym forMETA
(written as BETA)