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Identifying and addressing business and financial risks

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Financial markets are the forums in which buyers and sellers of financial assets such as stocks and bonds, and commodities such as grains, oil and gold, meet. Because there are uncertainties of outcome, organizations must develop strategies to manage the risk associated with it.

Write a paper of not more than 10 pages on business and financial risk, as follows:

Identify the major business and financial risks such as interest rate risk, foreign exchange risk, credit, commodity, and operational risks.
How do organizations measures risk and what global initiatives exist in financial risk management?
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Oil Exportation Business and Foreign Exchange Risk
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The aim of this paper is to explore how an oil exploration business is affected by the uncertainty in foreign exchange rate and how such a risk can be measured, and also to look at the global initiatives that exist in financial risk management for such a business. Register of foreign currency exposures, table of projected foreign currency cashflows, sensitivity analysis, and value at risk have been identified as techniques for measuring foreign exchange risk in oil exportation. Settlement initiatives, trading initiatives, payment initiatives, and credit adequacy initiatives have been identified as the global initiatives existing in financial management.
1.0 Introduction
One of the major risk problems facing an organization that is into oil exportation is the issue of uncertainty in the foreign exchange rate between the organization's country and the countries where the crude oil are being exported to. This type of uncertainty is known as the foreign exchange risk and involves ...

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