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Definition of

currency risk

Currency & Exchange

likelihood of adverse exchange rate the possibility of a loss due to future changes in exchange rates

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Definitions of ’currency risk’ and meaning of ’currency risk’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’currency risk’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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