risk-free

risk-free
risk-free UK US adjective
used to describe something that does not involve any risk: »

This strategy is not entirely risk-free.

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risk-free assets


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • risk-free — /ˌrɪsk fri:/ adjective with no risk involved ● a risk free investment ▪▪▪ ‘…there is no risk free way of taking regular income from your money higher than the rate of inflation and still preserving its value’ [Guardian] ▪▪▪ ‘…many small investors …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • risk-free — /ˌrɪsk fri:/, riskless / rɪskləs/ adjective with no risk involved ● a risk free investment ▪▪▪ ‘…there is no risk free way of taking regular income from your money higher than the rate of inflation and still preserving its value’ [Guardian] ▪▪▪… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

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  • Risk-free interest rate — The risk free interest rate is the interest rate that it is assumed can be obtained by investing in financial instruments with no default risk. However, the financial instrument can carry other types of risk, e.g. market risk (the risk of changes …   Wikipedia

  • Risk-Free Return — The theoretical rate of return attributed to an investment with zero risk. The risk free rate represents the interest on an investor s money that he or she would expect from an absolutely risk free investment over a specified period of time. In… …   Investment dictionary

  • Risk-Free Rate Of Return — The theoretical rate of return of an investment with zero risk. The risk free rate represents the interest an investor would expect from an absolutely risk free investment over a specified period of time. In theory, the risk free rate is the… …   Investment dictionary

  • Risk-Free Asset — An asset which has a certain future return. Treasuries (especially T bills) are considered to be risk free because they are backed by the U.S. government. Because they are so safe, the return on risk free assets is very close to the current… …   Investment dictionary

  • Risk-free bond — A risk free bond is a theoretical bond that repays interest and with absolute certainty. In practice, government bonds are treated as risk free bonds, as governments can raise taxes or indeed print money to repay their domestic currency debt. For …   Wikipedia

  • risk-free return —  The interest rate on the lowest risk investment, usually a U.S. government security, for that period of time.  ► Investors compare the yield premium over the risk free return versus the risk of the investment …   American business jargon

  • risk-free rate of return — The rate of return on an investment that has no risk. The return on US and UK Treasury bills is often regarded as a very close approximation to this rate. The risk free rate is an important concept in the capital asset pricing model …   Accounting dictionary

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