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Portfolio capital

Financial assets, including stocks, bonds, deposits, and currencies.



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Inefficient portfolio

Inefficient portfolio

Group 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 investment

Portfolio investment

The acquisition of portfolio capital. Usually refers to such transactions across national borders and/or across currencies.


Portfolio theory

Portfolio theory

See: Modern portfolio theory.


Portfolio

Portfolio

A 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 portfolio

Characteristic portfolio

A 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.


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