Currency risk


Currency risk
Currency risk sharing
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. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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   The potential for losses arising from adverse moves in exchange rates.

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currency risk UK US noun [C or U] (also foreign currency risk)
FINANCE the risk that an investment in a foreign currency or exports to a foreign country might lose value if the currency of that country loses its value: »

Because the fund is denominated in sterling, there's no currency risk.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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