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Beta value in Finance

Share this…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinExplaining Beta value Beta is a measure of a stock’s price volatility in relation to the rest of the market. In other words beta is a measure of risk. The ‘rest of the market’ would be represented by any broad index that represents the market. Hence, in India, the broad based index could be the Sensex or the nifty. Understanding beta is simple. Stocks that have a beta greater than 1 have