What is Macro Risk?
Macro risk is the risk that the political activity in a countryaffect the operations of foreign companies that do business in that country.
How Does Macro Risk Work?
For example, let's say the government of the country of Cyprus is facing a fiscal crisis and decides to seize a portion of all thein bank accounts held in the country. If American company Company XYZ does business in Cyprus and has a bank account there, some of its assets are therefore subject to the whims of the Cyprus government. In fact, any company doing business in Cyprus probably has a bank account there and thus faces this risk of seized assets. Accordingly, the crisis in Cyprus isn't contained to Cyprus -- it represents macro risk because it has ramifications for businesses around the world.
Why Does Macro Risk Matter?
Macro risk is a major currency valuation.for international businesses, and thus it influences returns and portfolio strategy in turn. Macro risk is also a major in
It is important to also can create macro risk.that macro risk is not always within a foreign government's control. Situations such as war, natural disaster or crop-destroying weather
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