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The calculation of 'real' investment returns

The rise in the general level of prices that has occurred in Britain at varying speeds over the last half century has caused many investments to appreciate considerably in money terms, but without this necessarily representing any increase in the purchasing power of the monetary proceeds. It has for some time been desirable to adjust for changes in the general purchasing power of money, and to calculate returns on investment ‘in real terms’.


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