Methods of evaluating investment risks

Authors: 
U.I. Motorniuk, N.R. Stasyuk

Lviv Polytechnic National University, Department of Foreign Trade and Customs

The approaches to the formation of the investment risks essence, their classifying features and the methods of their assessment are summarized. The basic constituents of the investment risk nature as an economic category are substantiated. The main methods of evaluating investment risks are analyzed. Particular attention is paid to the intuitive part of the process of making investment decisions. The major factors affecting the choice of the investment risks analyzing methods are singled out. The main indicators used to assess the potential value of financial losses from investment activities are generalized.

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