CREDIT RISK Definition

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CREDIT RISK is the risk of loss from an unfulfilled payment or delivery, i.e. the possibility that a borrower will default on any monies that are owed.

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CONTINUITY ASSUMPTION see GOING CONCERN CONCEPT.

CLOSE is 1. The planned termination of accounting ledger activity with the resultant consolidation within a business, i.e. monthly, quarterly or annual; 2.The final half-hour of a securities trading session; 3. The price of the last transaction for a given security at the end of a given trading session. also called closing price; or, 4. To consummate a sale, contract or ownership transfer.

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