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An analysis of portfolio selection with multiplicative background risk

  • Guo, Xu
  • Wong, Wing-Keung
  • Zhu, Lixing

This paper investigates the impact of multiplicative background risk on an investor's portfolio choice in a mean-variance framework. We also study the efficient boundary frontiers with and without risk-free security.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 51331.

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Date of creation: 08 Nov 2013
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:51331
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