Essays about: "mean-variance optimization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 55 essays containing the words mean-variance optimization.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Green Portfolio: Optimization under environmental constraints

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Wilhelm Wachtmeister; Rutger Smith; [2020]
    Keywords : Portfolio Selection; Sustainable Investing; Equity Portfolios; Emissions Intensity; Mean-Variance Optimization; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to compare traditionally optimized equity portfolios to an alternative which takes the economic effects of environmental damage in to consideration. The comparison between the portfolios are made by their composition, in terms of economic sectors, and their characteristics, such as performance, size and risk. READ MORE

  4. 4. What is the Optimal Allocation Level to Real Estate in a Swedish Mixed-Asset Portfolio Including both Direct and Indirect Real Estate?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Oscar Holgersson; Jacob Tingnell; [2020]
    Keywords : Capital Asset Pricing Model; Direct Real Estate; Hedonic Model; Mean-Variance Optimization; Mixed-Asset Portfolio;

    Abstract : We use mean-variance analysis to examine the optimal allocation to real estate for institutional investors investing in Swedish assets and whether direct real estate provides diversification benefits to a mixed-asset portfolio. The study takes the perspective of institutional investors interested in dividing the real estate asset class into the two asset categories direct real estate and indirect real estate. READ MORE

  5. 5. Portfolio Optimization: An Evaluation of the Downside Risk Framework on the Nordic Equity Markets

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

    Author : Fabian Pettersson; Oskar Ringström; [2020]
    Keywords : Downside risk; Mean-variance optimization; Modern portfolio theory; Semi-variance; Downside risk; Variansoptimering; Modern Portföljteori; Semi-varians;

    Abstract : Risk management in portfolio construction is a widely discussed topic and the tradeoff between risk and return is always considered before an investment is made. Modern portfolio theory is a mathematical framework which describes how a rational investor can use diversification to optimize a portfolio, which suggests using variance to measure financial risk. READ MORE