Definitions for "Absolute return"
An absolute return is the actual amount of money made by an investment ; the actual gain as a percentage of the amount invested.... more on: Absolute return
A hedge fund investment strategy that targets a fixed level of return (e.g. 10%), or positive investment returns, rather than investment returns which are compared to market indices.
The goal of an asset manager is to generate a positive return or achieve a minimum target every year (capital preservation, minimum return, maximum loss).