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Waikato Management School
Te Raupapa

FINA312-17S (HAM) - Portfolios and Markets (2017)

Introduction

Credit points

20.00

Calendar description

This paper provides an introduction to portfolio construction, management, and protection. Based on the concept of risk-return trade-off, this paper discusses the techniques and implications of efficient portfolio diversification and the allocation of assets among different securities.

Handbook description

This paper introduces the fundamental concepts related to portfolio decisions of individual and institutional investors. Based on the concept of risk-return trade-off, it discusses the techniques and implications of efficient portfolio diversification and the allocation of assets among different securities. A special feature of this paper is that it provides an opportunity to students to work on an investment project using real world data.

Extended Information

This paper introduces the fundamental concepts relating to portfolio decisions of individual and institutional investors. Based on the concept of risk-return trade-off, it discusses the techniques and implications of efficient portfolio diversification and the allocation of assets among different securities.

A special feature of this paper is that it provides an opportunity to students to work on an investment project using real world data.