What is portfolio?

  • (noun): A list of the financial assets held by an individual or a bank or other financial institution.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on portfolios, portfolio:

Simon Bridges - Member of Parliament - Minister
... for Consumer Affairs with the associate portfolios of Climate Change Issues and Transport. ... His consumer affairs portfolio was given to Craig Foss and his associate transport portfolio given to Michael Woodhouse ... He retained his associate climate change issues portfolio ...
Satellite (financial) - Other Applications - Application To Other Disciplines
... In the 1970s, concepts from Modern Portfolio Theory found their way into the field of regional science ... a series of seminal works, Michael Conroy modeled the labor force in the economy using portfolio-theoretic methods to examine growth and variability in the labor force ... More recently, modern portfolio theory has been used to model the self-concept in social psychology ...
Satellite (financial) - Mathematical Model - Diversification
... An investor can reduce portfolio risk simply by holding combinations of instruments that are not perfectly positively correlated (correlation coefficient ) ... their exposure to individual asset risk by holding a diversified portfolio of assets ... Diversification may allow for the same portfolio expected return with reduced risk ...

More definitions of "portfolio":

  • (noun): A case for carrying papers or drawings or maps; usually leather.
  • (noun): The role of the head of a government department.
    Example: "He holds the portfolio for foreign affairs"