72 Rule

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Definition: 72 Rule


72 Rule


Full Definition of 72 Rule


The estimation of doubling time on an investment, for which the compounded annual rate of return times the number of years must equal roughly 72 for the investment to double in value. For example, an investment earning roughly 7% per year will double in value in 10 years — specifically, 72 divided by 7 is approximately 10. Also called rule of 72.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for 72 Rule are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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