ex post

a Latin phrase meaning 'after the event'.

Compare ex ante
(Note An ex post budget, or standard, is set after the end of a period of activity, when it can represent the optimum achievable level of performance in the conditions which were experienced. Thus the budget can be flexed, and standards can reflect factors such as unanticipated changes in technology and in price levels.)
Browse by Subjects
ex ante
See All Related Terms »

Synthetic futures contract
minority shareholding