risk aversion


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risk aversion

n
a strong disinclination to take risks
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However, the pullback in share price of the REIT market, combined with worldwide de-leveraging and the implosion in the debt market, have increased risk aversion from lenders and investors alike.
The Russian experience has created a major shift towards risk aversion pretty much throughout the world, as exhibited mainly in the financial markets.
19-21] If so, organizational structures and cultures that reduce the uncertainty surrounding physician decision making, and that shift decision making from regret based on risk aversion to rational choice, will greatly improve the cost effectiveness of patient care.
Gordon analyzes the continued increase in risk aversion by the EU and US.
Summary: The dollar eased against the yen in Asia on Wednesday after an initial boost from upbeat US data as risk aversion grew with Tokyo share prices turning down.
Prior research provides theoretical insight into factors likely to impact the decision to mitigate such as the degree of risk aversion, the cost of market insurance, and the cost of self-insurance.
dollar rose slightly in the lower 102 yen level in Tokyo on Friday morning as risk aversion eased thanks to a rebound in the Nikkei index that slid more than 7 percent the previous day.
The central bank said that rising Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) had led to an increase in risk aversion by banks, which has in turn resulted in banks investing substantially in government securities.
While there are few places to hide in Russian equities when global risk aversion rises, historically telecoms and utilities have shown defensive traits (see our report, Where to Aim the Barrel, 2 Mar).
Risk aversion in the currency markets faded on Wednesday, as safe haven currencies such as Swiss franc and Japanese yen fell against the dollar and the euro, after a strong run up.
4636 following the rise in risk aversion, and the single-currency may continue to trend.
Dubai: The dollar fell against the euro and a basket of currencies last Monday as risk aversion eased as investors welcomed the US government's $300 billion-plus lifeline to prevent the collapse of Citigroup.
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