is Íslenska en English

Lokaverkefni (Meistara)

Háskólinn í Reykjavík > Samfélagssvið / School of Social Sciences > MSc Viðskiptadeild / Department of Business Administration >

Vinsamlegast notið þetta auðkenni þegar þið vitnið til verksins eða tengið í það: http://hdl.handle.net/1946/22580

Titill: 
  • Titill er á ensku Behavioural influences in portfolio composition
Námsstig: 
  • Meistara
Leiðbeinandi: 
Útdráttur: 
  • Útdráttur er á ensku

    The efficient markets explanation for pricing anomalies has faced mounting challenges from the field of behavioural finance in recent times, with growing research suggesting evidence of sustained asset mispricing across equity markets. This study examines whether there are benefits to be gained from incorporating behavioural influences into the portfolio composition process. This is achieved through examination of behavioural theory and its successful practitioners in achieving excess returns on the market through fundamental analysis. Based upon this examination a framework was researched, devised and implemented through the asset selection and asset allocation process. The study found that the resultant portfolio achieved above market risk adjusted returns, across multiple weighting combinations. The results suggest that behavioural driven fundamental analysis can aid in capitalizing on equity mispricing in the market, and furthermore behavioural influences can bring benefit to the asset selection and allocation process of portfolio composition.

Samþykkt: 
  • 27.8.2015
URI: 
  • http://hdl.handle.net/1946/22580


Skrár
Skráarnafn Stærð AðgangurLýsingSkráartegund 
MSIM0615_Thesis_Andrew_Britten_Kelly_BEHAVIOURAL_INFLUENCES_IN_PORTFOLIO_COMPOSITION.pdf1.58 MBOpinnHeildartextiPDFSkoða/Opna