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Correlated returns and the pattern of diversification

Deepak K. Sinha

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Published
**1990**
by Institute for Research in the Behavioral, Economic, and Management Sciences, Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind
.

Written in English

- Diversification in industry -- Mathematical models.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Deepak K. Sinha. |

Series | Paper / Institute for Research in the Behavioral, Economic, and Management Sciences, Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University ;, no. 989, Paper (Krannert Graduate School of Management. Institute for Research in the Behavioral, Economic, and Management Sciences) ;, no. 989. |

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LC Classifications | HD6483 .P8 no. 989, HD2756 .P8 no. 989 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 34, 14 p. : |

Number of Pages | 34 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL1667912M |

LC Control Number | 91620479 |

The correlation coefficient between two variables (asset classes) ranges from + for perfect positive correlation to for perfect negative correlation. In an investment sense, while the expected return of each investment remains an important factor, the lower the correlation between two assets, the greater the diversification benefit from. Diversification is based on correlations: if assets' returns are not perfectly positively correlated, combining these assets in the same portfolio reduces the portfolio’s risk. The return on a portfolio is the weighted average of the individual assets’ expected returns.

The correlation and non-correlation theory makes good sense, but it was easier to prove when investments were generally less positively correlated. Modern, markets are not as predictable, not as stable, and are changing the way they move. Many financial experts agree that correlation seems to have changed following the financial crisis of The only other investment pair with such a strong negative correlation is Oppenheimer Commodity Strategy Total Return (standing in for the commodities broad-basket category, which hasn't been.

It has been said that diversification is the secret sauce of asset allocation. Diversification seems so obvious and so easy--"Don't put all . deviations of the returns of U.S. and. international stocks affect the ben-efits of diversification, beyond the effect of the correlation between the returns? a. Yes b. No Here are our answers: annual return gap is The ty higher than 6 percentage points. , the correlation between the Y returns of U.S. and international.

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In this article, we will look at how correlation affects the diversification benefits of a portfolio. Let’s take a portfolio with two assets. The correlation between the two assets can range from to and depending on the correlation figure the shape of the efficient frontier will change.

If two assets have an expected return correlation ofthat means they are perfectly correlated. If one gains 5%, the other gains 5%. If one drops 10%, so does the other. Diversification works best when assets are uncorrelated or negatively correlated with one another, so that as some parts of the portfolio fall, others rise.

A Game of Numbers. This table presents the net effects of diversification on the volatility-adjusted return on assets (VROA) and the volatility-adjusted return on equity (VROE) from the mean and the 10%–90% quantile regressions for the small-size banks in Panel A and large-size banks in Panel B.

The left panel reports the results in the first sub-period ( The maximum risk adjusted return will always be somewhere in between, when we are diversified. And result number three is that the correlation. The lower the correlation, the better the risk of the portfolio, the lower the risk of the portfolio is going to be.

So lower correlations help me diversify. Help me lower the risk of the portfolio. Wiser diversification is adding uncorrelated and low-correlation assets.

Adding one uncorrelated asset (two assets in the portfolio) can reduce risk by 29 percent. Utilizing six uncorrelated. Diversification, if done well, reduces the correlation between different assets so the volatility of the overall portfolio is moderated.

Which means that if one stock in the portfolio drops significantly, the other non correlated stocks that do not drop as much or increase in value will help the total portfolio avoid the extreme in the decline.

A) Stock returns will tend to move together if they are affected similarly by economic events. B) Stocks in the same industry tend to have more highly correlated returns than stocks in different industries. C) Almost all of the correlations between stocks are negative, illustrating the.

In investing, risk and return are highly correlated. Increased potential returns on investment usually go hand-in-hand with increased risk. Different types of risks include project-specific risk, industry-specific risk, competitive risk, international risk, and market risk.

Return refers to either gains and losses made from trading a security. Diversification return is an incremental return earned by a rebalanced portfolio of assets. The author argues that the underlying source of the diversification return is the rebalancing; in contrast, the incremental return of a buy-and-hold portfolio is driven by the fact that the best-performing assets become a greater fraction of the portfolio.

Interpretation is that the set of N correlated assets offers the same degree of diversification as PDI uncorrelated assets: The PDI is bound between one and N PDI = N if all assets are perfectly uncorrelated (“ideal” diversification) PDI return. Negative correlation; If two asset classes are negatively correlated, their performance will generally be in the opposite direction.

For example, a correlation of -1 would give perfect negative correlation. From the matrix, a correlation of means that corporate bonds and emerging market equities are moderately negatively correlated. an asset’s return and the ratio of its “long-run” (or book) value relative to its current market value, termed the “value” effect, and the relation between an asset’s return and its recent relative performance history, termed the “mo-mentum” effect.

The returns to value and momentum strategies have become. If the daily returns on the stock market are normally distributed with a mean of% and a standard deviation of 1%, the probability that the stock market would have a return of % or worse on one particular day (as it did on Black Monday) is approximately _____.

We cannot really separate diversification from co-relation. At the heart of diversification is co-relation. You cannot again think about the risk of a portfolio, without thinking the impact of correlation, and that is the relationship between the behavior of the assets in the.

DIVERSIFICATION AND THE RISK-RETURN TRADE-OFF RAPHAEL AMIT Northwestern University JOSHUA LIVNAT that in many industries a negative correlation exists between profitability and risk, although the third study showed that the correlation is unstable Market/book, equity Market/book, assets Asset diversification is really another term for asset allocation.

Correlation charts show that asset allocation is very important. It is important to diversify between cash, bonds and stocks mainly because these assets do not move in sync with each other.

Here’s a chart showing the correlation of different asset classes. Last couple of decades witnessed recognition of energy markets as investment commodities which led interest of the international investment community.

We investigate the potential of globally diverse alternative energy markets for optimal returns by analysing their correlation pattern. Our study employs daily data spanning from January to December Roll () highlights other failings of correlation as a diversification measure while Menchero and Morozov () show the importance of individual-asset volatility to diversification and return.

Consistent with a coinsurance effect, Hann, Ogneva, and Ozbas () find that industrial diversified firms with less correlated segment cash flows are associated with lower expected returns on.

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Shares of the popular pot stock are down more than 87% in .When correlation is zero among the assets – i.e., they each provide returns streams independently – the relationship follows a square root type of pattern.

However, when you increase the correlation among assets, the number of returns streams you need to achieve the same diversification.

Consistent with the patterns in correlations, diversification benefits have decreased for both emerging and developed markets. However, the level of diversification benefits is still higher in emerging markets, and thus, emerging markets still offer investors correlation-based diversification benefits.

The paper proceeds as follows.