High Watermark

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High Watermark

The highest value of a benchmark over a certain period of time. High watermarks are mainly used to calculate bonuses for fund managers. That is, a manager may receive a bonus only if his investment decisions earn more than a certain percentage over the high watermark for a previous period.
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