Risky asset

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Risky asset

An asset whose future return is uncertain.

Risky Asset

An investment with a return that is not guaranteed. Assets carry varying levels of risk. For example, holding a corporate bond is generally less risky than holding a stock. Government bonds are generally not considered risky assets. A risky asset should not be confused with a risk asset.
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(PhilHealth) made some P4.93 billion in risky investments in 2018, the Commission on Audit (COA) said in its annual audit report, adding that some officials documents were not notarized, exposing the amount to possible irregularities.
Ms Rudd said: "If you gamble your employees' futures on risky investments that put a pension scheme at risk, we're coming for you.
Cleaning Up UTV, 9pm The drama continues, with Sam (Sheridan Smith) now making risky investments for Swanny - but she's getting in over her head.
Financing is difficult to secure as green energy projects are usually seen as risky investments. Now a bank in the capital Manila wants to make money available to help turn the tide on the polluting fossil fuel.
Since the global financial crisis, there have been certain risky investments that have delivered such solid returns for so long that investors cannot imagine things ever changing.
Most of these environmental causes have difficulty finding investors, as they are often viewed as risky investments despite growing investor demand for positive impact projects.
The state-run Korea Deposit Insurance Corp (KDIC), which took over after risky investments in real estate bankrupted the bank's previous owners in 2011, announced on Thursday it had sold the entirety of its stake in the bank.
Fears that low interest rates could push banks to increase their funding of risky investments have also prompted the call for higher fees.
Around 200 applications were submitted for a total of about a[logical not] 6.5 billion, which is a sign that confidence is returning and that investors are thirsty for risky investments. According to Reuters, the deal is a "first step towards financial independence" in the country, given the fact that in 2018 the third international rescue program ends.
This will, undoubtedly, reflect positively on the UAE march towards entrenching the concepts of innovations and knowledge and will help achieve the governmental goal of placing the UAE among the top ten countries in the world of innovation by 2021, Al Mansouri concluded A venture capital fund is defined as a special fund that invests in the highly risky investments like new projects, technologies and troubled projects, as well as in businesses with new and innovative ideas especially in technological fields.
Around the world pension funds are seeing high-carbon industries as risky investments. I am totally confident there are sustainable investment vehicles that will ensure continuing good returns, Grant Robertson said.
This is especially important in the last 10 years or so before you plan to retire, when you will want to be in less risky investments.