Unique risk

Unique risk

Also called unsystematic risk or idiosyncratic risk. Specific company risk that can be eliminated through diversification. See: Diversifiable risk and unsystematic risk.
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Islamic modes of financing like Murabaha, Musharaka, Mudaraba, Ijara, Salam, Istisna'a and other Islamic modes of financing pose unique risk factors to Islamic Banks, which may be summarised as: Liquidity originated market risk ; transformation of credit risk to market risk and market risk to credit risk at various stages of a contract; bundling of credit risk and market risk, market risk arising from owning the underlying non-financial asset until maturity of a contract or until the ownership is transferred to customer and treatment of default As a result, there are unique balance sheet features of Islamic Banks from a Market risk perspective.
The company also used the event to launch its Drive Secure - a unique risk management tool for employers which protects workers through e-learning.
These targeted customers require highly specialized knowledge due to their unique risk characteristics.
The research team from University of California, San Diego has found that LR is a unique risk factor for AUDs across adulthood and is not simply a reflection of a broader range of risk factors.
A boxed warning may be warranted if a product has a unique risk profile relative to other members of its class that merits second-line use, an FDA draft guidance on safety information in labeling states, The Pink Sheet reports.
Before buying any bonds, though, advisers should thoroughly understand the client's financial situation, financial goals and unique risk tolerance.
In Atlanta Fed Working Paper 2001-10, Scott Frame, Gordon Karels and Christine McClatchey document the unique risk profile of occupational credit unions and examine the degree to which SEGs have reduced credit union risk.
In addition to its unique risk attributes, it will be a prime contributor to the ultimate cost of an organization's risk transfer.
The goal is to find a software solution that will allow VNF: - manage and analyze accidents to-Establish and maintain its unique risk assessment report (Single Document or the ) - to establish its annual program of prevention of occupational hazards and the decline in action plans to achieve exposure sheets updated to relevant personnel.
Portfolio theory states that each company's stock has two inherent types of risk: unique risk and macro-economic risk.
What unique risk develops from this problem, and how should directors respond?
In 1984 he wrote "Disability Income Insurance -- The Unique Risk," which was revised in a third edition published in 1993.

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