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  • Disinclined or reluctant to take risks: risk-averse investors
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    • Australian voters are naturally very risk-averse, and will not rush headlong into a change of government.
    • Electorates are generally risk-averse, upholding the status quo unless they are thoroughly convinced that change is needed.
    • Editors, like many managers, tend towards risk-averse behavior.

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