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Portfolio capitalFinancial assets, including stocks, bonds, deposits, and currencies.Similar MatchesInefficient portfolioInefficient portfolioGroup of assets dominated by at least one other portfolio under the mean variance rule. For example, if A has both lower return and higher volatility than B, we say A is dominated by B. Portfolio investmentPortfolio investmentThe acquisition of portfolio capital. Usually refers to such transactions across national borders and/or across currencies. Portfolio theoryPortfolio theorySee: Modern portfolio theory. PortfolioPortfolioA group of investments held by an institution or individual.The process of choosing which investments go into a portfolio is known as portfolio management or 'asset allocation', and decisions are based on:whether the investment objective is income, growth or a balance of the twohow much risk the investor is prepared to acceptwhat the time horizons of the investor areBased on the answers to these questions (and others) the portfolio manager decides how to allocate funds between different classes of investment (bonds, shares, property), how to diversify between sectors, countries and shares, how much cash to hold, and when to make changes in the composition of the portfolio. If you are managing your own portfolio of investments, exactly the same considerations apply. Characteristic portfolioCharacteristic portfolioA portfolio which efficiently represents a particular asset characteristic. For a given characteristic, it is the minimum risk portfolio, with portfolio characteristic equal to 1. For example, the characteristic portfolio of asset betas is the benchmark. It is the minimum risk beta = 1 portfolio. Further SuggestionsPortfolio flowPortfolio opportunity set Excess return on the market portfolio Normal portfolio Tilted portfolio Zero investment portfolio Passive portfolio strategy Portfolio Diversified portfolio Portfolio protected portfolio Passive portfolio Select ten portfolio Hedged portfolio Structured portfolio strategy Minimum variance portfolio Replicating portfolio Feasible set of portfolios Modern portfolio theory Well diversified portfolio Portfolio internal rate of return Portfolio approach Foreign portfolio investment Duplicative portfolio Levered portfolio 
