Dicembrino, Claudio and Scandizzo, Pasquale Lucio (2011): Can portfolio diversification increase systemic risk? evidence from the U.S and European mutual funds market.
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This paper tests the hypothesis that portfolio diversification can increase the threat of systemic financial risk. The paper provides first a theoretical rationale for the possibility that systemic risk may be increased by the proliferation of financial instruments that lead operators to hold increasingly similar portfolios. Secondly, the paper tests the hypothesis that diversification may result in increasing systematic risk, by analyzing the portfolio dynamics of some of the major world open funds.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Can portfolio diversification increase systemic risk? evidence from the U.S and European mutual funds market|
|Keywords:||Systemic Risk, Portfolio Diversification, Mutual Funds, CAPM|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G11 - Portfolio Choice ; Investment Decisions
G - Financial Economics > G3 - Corporate Finance and Governance > G32 - Financing Policy ; Financial Risk and Risk Management ; Capital and Ownership Structure ; Value of Firms ; Goodwill
G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G10 - General
|Depositing User:||Claudio Dicembrino|
|Date Deposited:||30. Nov 2011 19:04|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 23:10|
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