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What does VAR stand for?

VAR stands for Value At Risk

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  • Business, finance, etc.

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Value at risk, including potential loss in earnings, fair values or cash flows of risk-sensitive instruments from market movements over a selected period with a selected likelihood of occurrence.
A new, valuable tool for quantifying this contribution of insurance to a firm's ROE is value at risk, or VaR, a measure of the amount of capital a firm needs to survive an extreme loss.