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risk aversion

n
a strong disinclination to take risks
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But trade war and related recession fears won out, driving risk aversion that benefited fixed income but punished equities.
If You Take Risk Aversion Too Far, You and Your Company Won't Grow
Going ahead, Indian rupee woes seems to be coming to an end temporarily as analysts expect risk aversion triggered by higher rates may stall the dollar appreciation.
However, potential catalysts for a re-set of global risk aversion remains, possibly stemming from a more aggressive Fed tied to a pick-up in US wage inflation, a ratcheting up of the trade war, despite its waning ability to drive markets or a return to growth-centric policy responses in the three economies we have focused on here," Sakpal said.
When an investor recognizes that he made a bad investment, risk aversion again kicks in.
In particular, we construct this class of background risks, which we label "risk-taking-neutral (RTN) background risk," for expected-utility preferences with so-called hyperbolic absolute risk aversion (HARA).
The resulting model captures the dynamics of security returns including time-varying risk aversion, small relative risk aversion and an equity premium compatible with the actual equity premium, thus explaining many of the asset-pricing puzzles.
TOKYO, April 12 (KUNA) -- The US Dollar fell to a five-month low against the Japanese yen into the lower JPY 109 range on Wednesday, due to risk aversion amid increasing geopolitical tensions.
The financial markets were shaken by extreme levels of volatility during trading on Tuesday following the attacks in Brussels which renewed a wave of risk aversion that encouraged anxious investors to flee from riskier assets.
It is posited that risk aversion is a common factor that drives expected carry trade returns and default risk spreads.
The scientific evidence on aging and risk aversion is mixed.
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