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Types of instruments used by managers to manage risk

Discuss the types of instruments that a finance manager can use to address manage risk. Explain when each instrument should be used.

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Discuss the types of instruments that a finance manager can use to address/manage risk. Explain when each instrument should be used.

Risk is a probability of loss. An organization faces numerous types of risk. Some of them are:

? Political risk
? Legal risk
? Business risk
? Foreign exchange risk
? Other risks

As per Accenture.com, "Enterprise risk management is essential to optimizing shareholder return and increasing the value of an organization. A chief financial officer has a vital role to play within the overall risk management agenda in protecting business assets by anticipating and mitigating financial risks"

Hence Finance manager plays a vital role in managing risk. Some of the instruments which can be used are:

1) A futures contract is a type of derivative instrument, or financial contract, in which two parties agree to transact a set of ...

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