risk parity

Sensitivity of risk parity to variance differences

January 9, 2012 | Pat

Equal risk contribution of assets determines the asset weights given the variance matrix.  How sensitive are those weights to the variance estimate? Previously The post “Risk parity” gave an overview of the idea. In particular it distinguished the cases: the assets have equal risk contribution groups of assets have equal ... [Read more...]

Risk parity

October 31, 2011 | Pat

Some thoughts and resources regarding a popular fund management buzzword. The idea Given asset categories (like stocks, bonds and commodities) create a portfolio where each category contributes equally to the portfolio variance. Two operations There are two cases in creating a risk parity portfolio: the universe is the asset categories ... [Read more...]

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