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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.

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.
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