+1(805) 568 7317

what is the risk and return of the investor s optimal portfolio 620187

Consider an asset allocation problem faced by an investor who has $1 million to allocate between a stock index and a money market fund. Suppose that the investor believes that the stock index has an annual expected return of 12% with 20% risk. The risk-free interest rate is 3% per year.

  1. If the investor has a quadratic utility with risk-aversion parameter ? =3, what will be the asset allocation decision?
  2. What is the risk and return of the investor”s optimal portfolio?
  3. If for a portfolio risk of 15%, the investor desires a level of expected return of 9.75%, what is the implied risk-aversion parameter?

"Order a similar paper and get 15% discount on your first order with us
Use the following coupon

Order Now