# What is the historical risk-free rate?

## What is the historical risk-free rate?

Historical market risk premium refers to the difference between the return an investor expects to see on an equity portfolio and the risk-free rate of return. The risk-free rate of return is a theoretical number representing the rate of return of an investment that has no risk.

**What is the US risk-free rate?**

The risk-free rate is the rate of return of an investment with no risk of loss. Most often, either the current Treasury bill, or T-bill, rate or long-term government bond yield are used as the risk-free rate. T-bills are considered nearly free of default risk because they are fully backed by the U.S. government.

**What is the 10 year risk-free rate?**

10 Year Treasury Rate is at 3.15%, compared to 3.04% the previous market day and 1.45% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 4.27%.

### What is the current risk-free rate 2020?

to 2.5%

Duff & Phelps U.S. Normalized Risk-Free Rate Lowered from 3.0% to 2.5%, Effective June 30, 2020.

**What was the risk-free rate in 2012?**

10 Year Treasury Rate – 54 Year Historical Chart

10-Year Treasury – Historical Annual Yield Data | ||
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Year | Average Yield | Year High |

2014 | 2.54% | 3.01% |

2013 | 2.35% | 3.04% |

2012 | 1.80% | 2.39% |

**How do I find the risk-free rate?**

The value of a risk-free rate is calculated by subtracting the current inflation rate from the total yield of the treasury bond matching the investment duration. For example, the Treasury Bond yields 2% for 10 years. Then, the investor would need to consider 2% as the risk-free rate of return.

## How do you find the real risk-free rate?

To calculate the real risk-free rate, subtract the current inflation rate from the yield of the Treasury bond that matches your investment duration. If, for example, the 10-year Treasury bond yields 2%, investors would consider 2% to be the risk-free rate of return.

**How do you find risk-free rate?**

**What is US 10 year bond yield?**

What Does the 10-Year Treasury Yield Mean? The 10-year Treasury yield is the yield that the government pays investors that purchase the specific security. Purchase of the 10-year note is essentially a loan made to the U.S. government.

### What is the US 10 year yield?

Treasury Yields

Name | Coupon | Yield |
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GB12:GOV 12 Month | 0.00 | 2.16% |

GT2:GOV 2 Year | 2.50 | 2.74% |

GT5:GOV 5 Year | 2.63 | 3.00% |

GT10:GOV 10 Year | 2.88 | 2.99% |

**What was the risk-free rate in 2014?**

10 Year Treasury Rate – 54 Year Historical Chart

10-Year Treasury – Historical Annual Yield Data | ||
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Year | Average Yield | Year High |

2016 | 1.84% | 2.60% |

2015 | 2.14% | 2.50% |

2014 | 2.54% | 3.01% |