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internal rate of return (IRR)

Part of the Business terms glossary:

Internal rate of return (IRR), also called the dollar-weighted rate of return or yield on project, is the interest rate that will bring a series of positive and/or negative cash flows to a net present value ( NPV) of zero.

This was last updated in August 2011
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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