Stratified sampling approach to indexing

Definition:

Dividing an index into cells, each representing a different characteristic of the index, such as duration or maturity.

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Historical Cost Accounting Convention

An accounting technique that values an asset for balance sheet purposes at the price paid for the asset at the time of its acquisition.

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