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risk analysis

the systematic analysis of the degree of risk attaching to capital projects. Risk reflects the variability of expected future return from a capital INVESTMENT, and as such the statistical technique of probability may be applied to assist a decision. See also CAPITAL BUDGETING, UNCERTAINTY AND RISK, DECISION TREE.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson

risk analysis

the systematic analysis of the degree of risk attaching to capital projects. Risk reflects the variability of expected future returns from a capital INVESTMENT and as such the statistical technique of PROBABILITY may be applied to assist a decision. See also CAPITAL BUDGETING, RISK AND UNCERTAINTY.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
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