RiskMetrics - Introduction


Introduction

Learn how you can take control of your financial future

Managing risk is an ongoing decision-making process with multiple dimensions. It involves continually searching out and understanding risks, measuring them, and managing them.

Managing risk can be viewed on many levels, from the micro decisions of making new investments to the more strategic perspective of achieving your long term investment objectives. Rather than advise on what investments you should or should not be making, this module reviews the basic options for changing your risk profile, and how RiskMetrics tools can be applied to analyze new transactions.

Module Objectives

  • Identify the principles of sound risk management
  • Use three basic strategies for changing your risk profile
  • Understand the benefits of diversification

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