International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Business and Finance | Papua New Guinea | Volume 5 Issue 10, October 2016

Risk, Return and Portfolio Theory ? A Contextual Note

Samithamby Senthilnathan [2]

Abstract: In investment, particularly in the portfolio management, the risk and returns are two crucial measures in making investment decisions. This paper attempts to provide a brief theoretical explanation with illustrations on determining the returns and associated risk of shares, and of the portfolio of the shares. The illustrations of tables and figures can significantly contribute to the understanding of a reader in relation to portfolio management of risk and returns. The illustrative table and figures are the significance of this paper and it is believed that the reader of this paper would gain reasonable knowledge in portfolio management.

Keywords: risk, return, shares, portfolio, standard deviation, minimum variance

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 10, October 2016,

Pages: 705 - 715

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