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Definition: APT


Full Definition of APT

Arbitrage Pricing Theory. An alternative asset pricing model to the Capital Asset Pricing Model. Unlike the Capital Asset Pricing Model, which specifies returns as a linear function of only systematic risk, Arbitrage Pricing Theory may specify returns as a linear function of more than a single factor.Thus, there is no clear risk-return trade-off in this model.

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APT. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
https://payrollheaven.com/define/apt/ (accessed: December 07, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
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Definition Sources

Definitions for APT 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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