The actual return received on an investment after factoring in inflation. For example, if the nominal investment return for a particular period was 8% and inflation was 3%, the real return would be 5% (8% - 3%).

The percentage change in the value of an investment in a financial asset, where the beginning and ending values of the asset are adjusted for inflation over the time of the investment.

The portion of an investment return that exceeds the rate of inflation. If an investment earns eight per cent annually (known as the nominal return) and inflation is three per cent, the real return is five per cent.

Nominal rate of return less the inflation rate (as measured by the GDP fixed weight price deflator).

inflation-adjusted return of an investment.

The actual return earned on an investment after factoring in the rate of inflation.

(Rendement rĂ©el) Return from which the effect of inflation has been removed.

The inflation-adjusted return.

The inflation-adjusted returns of an investment.

Return adjusted to take account of inflation. Compare with Nominal Return.

the return from an investment after taking inflation into account (e.g.: if your investment earned 6% interest last year, but the cost of everything went up 4%, you are only ahead by 2%; your "real return" is only 2%)

What you make on your investments once the eroding effect of inflation has been taken into account.

An inflation-adjusted return.

a return adjusted for inflation