Essays about: "financial diversification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 121 essays containing the words financial diversification.

  1. 1. Agree to Disagree? Disentangling ESG Rating Disagreement and its Impact on Stock Returns

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Olof Gustavsson; Theodor Samaras; [2023]
    Keywords : ESG ratings; Disagreement; Stock returns; Risk; Uncertainty;

    Abstract : This study investigates the phenomenon of ESG rating disagreement and its financial implications. Using a sample of the largest firms listed on the Nordic markets, we examined whether disagreement in ESG ratings from five widely used rating agencies between 2018-2022 positively affected the underlying stock returns. READ MORE

  2. 2. Macroeconomic Factors and their role in Moderating Diversification effect of Asset Classes in the EU

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Karl Nilsson; Tanyue Zheng; [2023]
    Keywords : macroeconomic factors; asset classes; diversification strategies; portfolio management; institutional qualities;

    Abstract : After the 2008 financial crisis, some have questioned the historically positive benefits ofdiversification, meanwhile others have stated a clear misunderstanding of whatdiversification entails. This study argues diversification is still viable in portfolio theory,and that more effort should be emphasized on macroeconomic factors’ role in theoptimal portfolio. READ MORE

  3. 3. Diversifying a Real Estate Portfolio Through Infrastructure Investment : An Interview Study of Opportunities and Challenges in the Nordics

    University essay from KTH/Fastighetsföretagande och finansiella system

    Author : Carl Jussi-Pekka; Pontus Grundström; [2023]
    Keywords : Real Assets; Infrastructure Investments; Nordic Infrastructure; Barriers; Opportunities; Real Estate; Reala tillgångar; Infrastrukturinvesteringar; Nordisk Infrastruktur; Barriärer; Möjligheter; Fastigheter;

    Abstract : Since the financial crisis infrastructure has become an increasingly attractive asset class for investors, especially among financial institutions, who recognize the value of diversification opportunities within infrastructure. In parallel with the emergence of infrastructure as an investable asset class, the global financial turbulence has generated even greater incentives for investors to diversify their portfolios with infrastructure, as the asset class exhibits characteristics to navigate in a more challenging economic environment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Utmaningar och möjligheter för mindre mjölkkobesättningar i Sverige : en kvalitativ studie med fokus på djurvälfärd, smittskydd och klimatanpassning

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Sofia Carlsson; [2023]
    Keywords : svensk mjölkproduktion; mindre mjölkkobesättning; utmaningar; möjligheter; styrkor; djurvälfärd; smittskydd; klimatanpassning;

    Abstract : Mjölkproduktionen är en viktig del av den svenska livsmedelsförsörjningen. För att mjölkgårdar ska bidra till en hållbar sådan krävs bland annat att de har ett gott smittskydd, god djurhälsa och en klimatanpassad produktion. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tick-Tock: Time to invest? : A Study of the Investment Performance of Luxury Watches versus Traditional Assets

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Gustav Sjöstedt; Sara Mannerford; [2023]
    Keywords : Veblen goods alternative assets traditional assets luxury watches hedonic pricing method hedonic characteristics regression analysis Sharpe ratio Treynor ratio CAPM Jensen’s alpha;

    Abstract : Background: This study discusses the phenomenon of luxury goods as investment assets,focusing on luxury watches in particular. The rise of globalization and increased wealth,particularly among the middle and high-income groups in developing countries, hascreated a larger potential customer base for luxury items. READ MORE