The Portfolio Management Process

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PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT OUTLINE (PART ONE): I. The Rationale for Portfolio Management; II. Investor Objectives and Constraints; III. Risk and Return Profile of Philippine Financial Assets; IV. Traditional Portfolio Management; V. Modern Portfolio Theory; VI. Implications of Diversifications on Portfolio Management; and VII. Investing in Managed Portfolios. I. The Rationale for Portfolio Management: a.) To balance investor objectives and available investment opportunities; b.) b) To provide investors a framework and techniques for selecting various instruments available or a portfolio that best meets the overall objectives and constraints of an investor. The Portfolio Management Process The portfolio management…show more content…
The time horizon also affects an investor 's ability to accept risk. If an investor has a long time horizon, the investor may have a greater ability to accept risk because he would have a longer time period to recoup any losses. This is unlike an investor with a shorter time horizon whose ability to accept risk may be lower because he would not have the ability to recoup any losses. 3. Tax Concerns - After-tax returns are the returns investors are focused on when creating an investment portfolio. If an investor is currently in a high tax bracket as a result of his income, it may be important to focus on investments that would not make the investor 's situation worse, like investing more heavily in tax-deferred investments. 4. Legal and Regulatory - Legal and regulatory factors can act as an investment constraint and must be considered. An example of this would occur in a trust. A trust could require that no more than 10% of the trust be distributed each year. Legal and regulatory constraints such as this one often can 't be changed and must not be overlooked. 5. Unique Circumstances - Any special needs or constraints not recognized in any of the constraints listed above would fall in this category. An example of a unique circumstance would be the constraint an investor might place on investing in any company that is not socially responsible, such as a tobacco company. Expressing Investment Objectives in Terms of Risk and Return Return
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