Essays about: "Equity risk premium"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 essays containing the words Equity risk premium.

  1. 1. Valuation of Additional Tier-1 Contingent Convertible Bonds (AT1 CoCo) : Accounting for Extension Risk

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Karl Larsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Extension Risk; AT1; CoCo; Contingent Convertible; Bonds; Valuation; Financial Mathematics; Hybrid Capital; Förlängningsrisk; AT1; CoCo; Contingent Convertible; Obligationer; Värdering; Finansiell matematik; Hybridkapital;

    Abstract : The investment and financing instrument AT1, or Contingent Convertible bond, has become popular in the post-crisis capital markets, prompting interest and research in the academic world. The instrument's debt definition but equity boosting properties makes it rather extraordinary, and its stochastic features makes multiple mathematical valuation methodologies relevant, especially with regard to the risk of extending the call date of the instrument. READ MORE

  2. 2. Performance Evaluation of Small- and Large-cap stocks - The importance of size effects on the Swedish equity market

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Andreas Carlsson; Erik Hulth; [2019-02-20]
    Keywords : Performance Evaluation; Asset pricing; Size Effect; Sharpe Ratio; Treynor ratio; Jensen´s alpha; Risk-Adjusted Returns; Fama-French Three-Factor Model; Carhart Four-Factor Model; Multi-factor models; Single-factor model;

    Abstract : This Bachelor´s thesis investigated the performance of small-cap stocks and large-cap stocks on the Swedish equity market (NASDAQ OMX) over the years 2011 to 2016. A number of studies focused on asset pricing have during the last decades indicated that the original Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) is misspecified and has limited power to explain cross-sectional and temporal variations in expected equity returns. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bitcoin: The New Digital Gold?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Kathery Angelica Razo Mendoza; [2018]
    Keywords : Bitcoin; Gold; Digital Gold; Minimum Variance Portfolio; Tangency Portfolio; In-sample and out-sample portfolios.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Bitcoin has become a mainstream in the financial world. It has several similarities with Gold as low correlation with stocks, inflation hedge, government decentralization and the no currency attachment. Therefore, the name of the new “Digital Gold”. This study compares Gold and Bitcoin, offered as an alternatives financial assets. READ MORE

  4. 4. Optimal portfolio selection and risk-adjusted performance of 51 equity funds available in the Swedish premium pension

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan; Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Ninos Khouchaba; Emilia Svensson; [2018]
    Keywords : Pension; Premium pension; Swedish pension authority; national retirement pension; funds; AP7; Seventh AP Fund;

    Abstract : In order to assure a livelihood for the working population after retirement, the national retirement pension was developed. The system is based on 18.5% of each tax-paying worker’s annual salary. The national retirement pension system in Sweden consist of two parts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluating the Risk Premium in the Cross-Section of Commodity Futures

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Oliwer Berglund; Martin Rabe Gundersen; [2018]
    Keywords : Commodity Futures; Risk Premium; Asset Pricing Models; Fama-MacBeth; Specific Factors.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Departing from the increased interest in and beneficial characteristics of investments in commodity futures evident in the literature. This paper evaluates the existence of factors that may explain the cross-section of commodity futures through macro, equity and commodity specific factors. READ MORE