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Definition of

kurtosis

Statistics

distribution around mean a statistical measure of the distribution of data around a mean, as used in charts that assess the volatility of an investment

Definitions of ’kurtosis’ and meaning of ’kurtosis’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’kurtosis’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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