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Definition of

quantitative analysis

General Management

assessment of investment using various numerical standards the appraisal of a project or investment using econometric, mathematical, and statistical techniques.

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

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