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To get an insight into the idea embedded in sharpes single index model. This lecture focuses on portfolio management, including portfolio construction, portfolio theory, risk parity portfolios, and their limitations. Advances in portfolio construction and implementation sciencedirect. And when you leverage multiple index funds it becomes. While nobel prizes have been awarded and entire books written about this topic, well try to briefly summarize the academic theory and focus on some of the more important aspects of portfolio. Portfolio selection by harry markowitz was a seminal development transforming the field of financial investment from an art to a science. Optimal construction and rebalancing of indextracking portfolios.
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