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DEFINITION of 'High Beta Index'

An index composed of companies with high betas trading on the NYSE.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'High Beta Index'

Beta is a measure of a stock's volatility in relation to the market as a whole, and the high beta index takes account of those stocks considered to have higher volatilities.

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