The Portfolio Construction

  • Ben Emons


Adiversified portfolio can be a cash flow stream of income, liquidity and capital. A portfolio is an assembly of securities that should optimally be at the lowest unit of volatility and risk. Portfolio management is mainly concerned with a balancing act to achieve the highest return relative to risk. On the other hand, portfolio management is also concerned with investors objectives and risk tolerance. The next sections focus on methods of securities selection within portfolio construction. In other words, how can fixed income and equity analysis be combined to benefit the asset allocation mix?


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