Business, Legal & Accounting Glossary

Definition: Drawdown

Full Definition of Drawdown

A drawdown is the percentage loss from the high to the low for a fund or portfolio. It is typically measured from one high to the bottom occurring before the next high.

Cite Term

To help you cite our definitions in your bibliography, here is the proper citation layout for the three major formatting styles, with all of the relevant information filled in.

Page URL
Modern Language Association (MLA):
Drawdown. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. September 23, 2021 https://payrollheaven.com/define/drawdown/.
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Drawdown. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. https://payrollheaven.com/define/drawdown/ (accessed: September 23, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Drawdown. PayrollHeaven.com. Retrieved September 23, 2021, from PayrollHeaven.com website: https://payrollheaven.com/define/drawdown/

Definition Sources

Definitions for Drawdown are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

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

This glossary post was last updated: 5th August, 2021 | 0 Views.