To improve comparative analysis among widely different measures over long periods of time in the line charts, the indexes were rebased to 100 in the beginning period for easier visual comparison, and then natural logarithms were calculated to ensure constant proportionality of the growth of each index across time.
What does BP stand for?
BP stands for Beginning Period
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- Before Present
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This beginning period was more diverse, accommodating of Andean concepts, and experimental.
2) The beginning period is selected in order to avoid possible structural breaks associated with the first major oil shock and changes in foreign exchange regimes in the early 1970s.
2) The profitability measure for returns to stockholders (market return) that is selected is the annual change in stock price plus any dividends paid divided by the beginning period price.
Last year was very difficult for us in the beginning period, but it has been much better this time.