What is a trading portfolio?
When anholds a group of various , it is called a portfolio. The portfolio may contain such as , , , and .
The investor may be an individualor a such as a , fund or company.
Building a portfolio for trading
An investor seeks to maximise their expected return and minimise anywhen building their trading portfolio. The goals of an investor can influence the portfolio and the investment significantly.
Often, a portfolio will be a mix of asset classes. Some of the portfolio might be allocated to high risk investments, such as high-yield, bonds or derivatives. To the risks involved, another part of the portfolio might be invested in safer assets such as . Some assets, such as , might be high or low risk, depending on the exact nature of the investment.
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