average daily balance

/ˌæv(ə)rɪdʒ ˌdeɪli 'bæləns/ noun
the balance in an account calculated by taking the final balances for each day, and averaging them
(NOTE: The average daily balance is used for the purpose of calculating interest or bank charges.)

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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