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Diversification measures and the optimal number of Stocks in a portfolio: An information theoretic explanation

Adeola Oyenubi
This paper provides a plausible explanation for why the optimum number of stocks in a portfolio is elusive, and suggests a way to determine this optimal number. Diversification is dependent on the number of stocks in a portfolio and the correlation structure. Adding stocks to a portfolio increases...
Feb 2017
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