Essays about: "Modern Portfolio Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 essays containing the words Modern Portfolio Theory.

  1. 1. A Comparative Study on Green Mutual Equity Fund’s Financial Performance : International vs Domestic Fund Composition

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Janusa Aiyadurai; Mathias Brenckert; [2020]
    Keywords : Risk-adjusted rate of return; mutual fund; performance; green investing; international diversification; Modern Portfolio Theory; Stewardship Theory; Home Bias Theory; Behavioral Finance; Sharpe Index; Jensen Index; Treynor Index;

    Abstract : In this thesis the relationship between regional composition and risk-adjusted performance is evaluated concerning Swedish issued green mutual equity funds. By using three different indices; Sharpe, Jensen and Treynor, a relationship has been able to establish. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mutual Fund Performance : An analysis of determinants of risk-adjusted performance for mutual equity funds available for Swedish investors

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Sandra Carlsson; Erica Eikner; [2020]
    Keywords : Mutual equity funds; risk-adjusted performance; Total Expense Ratio; fund characteristics; Swedish investors; Efficient Market Hypothesis; Carhart four factor model; Sweden;

    Abstract : The mutual fund industry in Sweden has grown rapidly over the past years. Research has been made on the topic for over 50 years, however there are still uncertainties about the determinants of fund performance. READ MORE

  3. 3. Environmental, Social and Governance-Ratings and Risk in Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Fredrika Engström; Sanna Martinsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Corporate Social Responsibility; ESG-rating; Volatility; Beta; Idiosyncratic Risk; Sweden; Utility Theory; Modern Portfolio Theory; Stakeholder Theory;

    Abstract : Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) are increasingly important subjects in today's society. To measure a company's Corporate Social Performance (CSP); the ESG-rating has been developed throughout the years. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evaluation of a Portfolio in Dow Jones Industrial Average Optimized by Mean-Variance Analysis

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik; KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Alexander Strid; Daniel Liu; [2020]
    Keywords : applied mathematics; mean-variance analysis; modern portfolio theory; Markowitz; Dow Jones Industrial Average; quadratic optimization; portfolio optimization; tillämpad matematik; mean-variance analysis; modern portföljteori; Markowitz; Dow Jones Industrial Average; kvadratisk optimering; portföljoptimering;

    Abstract : This thesis evaluates the mean-variance analysis framework by comparing the performance of an optimized portfolio consisting of stocks from the Dow Jones Industrial Average to the performance of the Dow Jones Industrial Average index itself. The results show that the optimized portfolio performs better than the corresponding index when evaluated on the period between 2015 and 2019. READ MORE

  5. 5. An Empirical Study of Modern Portfolio Optimization

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik; KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Erik Lagerström; Michael Magne Schrab; [2020]
    Keywords : Mean variance optimization; portfolio theory; asset allocation strategies; equal risk contribution; most diversified portfolio; empirical study; backtesting; Mean variance-optimering; portföljteori; allokeringsstrategier; equal risk contribution; most diversified portfolio; empirisk studie; historisk simulering;

    Abstract : Mean variance optimization has shortcomings making the strategy far from optimal from an investor’s perspective. The purpose of the study is to conduct an empirical investigation as to how modern methods of portfolio optimization address the shortcomings associated with mean variance optimization. READ MORE