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assessment of likely depreciation of asset or investment a risk assessment measure that is used to establish how much the market value of an asset or a portfolio is likely to decrease over a specific period of time.

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

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