Currency Risk

Business / Finance / Currency Risk: Applies mainly to international equities: (1) consideration that a currency is overvalued if private demand for the currency at the going exchange rate is less than total private supply (i.e., central banks are buying up the difference, supporting the value of the currency through foreign exchange intervention); (2) currency value exceeding purchasing power parity.

Other Words for Risk

Risk Noun Synonyms: danger, peril, jeopardy, hazard, chance, gamble

Exchange Risk

Business / Finance / Exchange Risk: Also called currency risk; the risk that an investment's value will change because of currency exchange rates. MORE

Currency Selection

Business / Finance / Currency Selection: An agreement by the parties to a transaction to share the currency risk associated with the transaction. The arrangement involves a customized hedge contract embedded in the underlying transaction. MORE

Risk Classes

Business / Finance / Risk Classes: Groups of projects that have approximately the same amount of risk. MORE