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# Question-2 An investment advisor has recommended a \$100,000 portfolio containing four assets: (1) Asset B, (2)...

Question-2

An investment advisor has recommended a \$100,000 portfolio containing four assets: (1) Asset B, (2) Asset D, (3) a risk-free asset, and (4) a market portfolio. \$20,000 will be invested in Asset B, with a beta of 1.5; \$25,000 will be invested in Asset D, with a beta of 2.0; \$25,000 will be invested in the risk-free asset, and \$30,000 will be invested in the market portfolio. What is the beta of the Portfolio?

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 FINAL ANSWER The beta of the Portfolio

Beta of a portfolio = Weighted average beta of all stocks in the portfolio

 Asset Beta Amount Invested Weight Asset B 1.5 20000 0.2 Asset D 2 25000 0.25 Risk Free Asset 0 25000 0.25 Market Portfolio 1 30000 0.3 100000 1

Beta of Portfolio =( Beta B x Weight of B) + (Beta of D x Weight of D)+( Beta of Risk free asset x Weight of Risk free asset) + ( Beta of market x Weight of market)

= (1.5 x 0.2) +(2 x 0.25) + (0 x 0.25) + (1x0.3)

= 1.1

Beta of Portfolio = 1.1

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