How should you measure returns? Three key metrics and when to use them
1st June 2018
In India, internal rate of return (IRR), also known as money weighted return, has long been an accepted metric for measuring the performance of an investment. Another measure, often found gracing the cover pages of investment product brochures, is compounded annual growth rate (CAGR).
But as per Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS), time weighted return (TWR) is the recommended metric to measure performance of all asset classes other than private equity.