# Account Performance Calculation

In BFS Account Performance is calculated on a daily basis. For each day in a period the relative change of value of an account or a group of accounts is calculated in the following manner:

The closing value of the account of the previous day is recorded (Y = Yesterday's value).

All transactions of the current day that don't have at ReturnCalculationType of "Transfer" are summed (R = Realized result)

All transactions with ReturnCalculationType of "Transfer" are summed (T = Transfers)

The closing value of the current day is recorded (C) and yesterdays value (Y) is subtracted (U = Unrealized result)

The total of R+U is divided by Y to get the relative change of the current day (D)

C is added to T to go into the next day's calculation as Y

Then for the days in the period 1, 2, 3, ... , n the total change is calculated as (1 + C1) * (1 + C2) * (1 + C3) * ... * (1 + Cn) - 1.

Example:

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