Risk-free and Currency Volatility

Risk-free and Currency Volatility

Keith Mullin

35 years: Capital markets editorial

In this last video of the series, Keith explains how currency volatility can impact so-called risk-free investments.

In this last video of the series, Keith explains how currency volatility can impact so-called risk-free investments.

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Risk-free and Currency Volatility

1 min 26 secs

Overview

UK Government debt is essentially risk free in the sense that the funder will receive their money back. However, other UK assets i.e. currencies are subject to volatility, and thus investors and traders face heavy risk.

Key learning objectives:

  • Identify if there are risks associated with UK Government debt

  • Be able to classify if all Government assets are risk-free

  • Explain how currency volatility affects returns

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