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The term in the upper-right shows the degree to which the returns for equity 1 covary with those for equity 2, where the term ρ1,2σ1σ2 is the covariance of the returns for equities 1 and 2. Likewise, the term in the upper-right shows the degree to which the returns for equity 2 covary with those for equity 1. 3 portrays the portfolio variance for a portfolio of N equities. With our two-equity portfolio, the variance–covariance matrix contained 2 × 2 = 4 cells. An N-equity portfolio will have N × N = N2 cells in its variance–covariance matrix.

To make this more concrete, let’s look at a simple case. We first need to decide what time horizon to use for the default event. Suppose we decide on a one-year time horizon. , financial data) of each firm a year prior to the event of default. Though it is less clear as to what time point to use for collecting the financial data of nondefaulting firms, one might choose some sort of consistent scheme (for example, using averages of financial data for the different one-year prior to default time points).

Because the vast majority of the obligors of interest have not defaulted, we cannot simply collect data and calculate the correlation. Consequently, much more subtle techniques will be required. Bad News and Good News about the Limit of Diversification—Covariance We have some bad news for you. 4. In the case of equity portfolios, we note that a “fully diversified” portfolio can be achieved with a limited number of equities. The number of assets needed to create a “fully diversified” portfolio of loans or other credit assets is much larger.

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