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An application of the Black–Litterman model with EGARCH-M-derived views for international portfolio management


This paper provides an application of the Black–Litterman methodology to portfolio management in a global setting. The novel feature of this paper relative to the extant literature on Black–Litterman methodology is that we use GARCH-derived views as an input into the Black–Litterman model. The returns on our portfolio surpass those of portfolios that rely on market equilibrium weights or Markowitz-optimal allocations. We thereby illustrate how the Black–Litterman model can be put to work in designing global investment strategies.

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Beach, S.L., Orlov, A.G. An application of the Black–Litterman model with EGARCH-M-derived views for international portfolio management. Fin Mkts Portfolio Mgmt 21, 147–166 (2007).

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  • Black–Litterman
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