Determine the covariance and the correlation coefficient between returns on A and returns on B.

This assignment is designed to test students’ knowledge on the concept of risk and return. Students are expected to performance computations to evaluate the efficiency of portfolios.

Compute the average (expected) return and volatility (standard deviation) for shares A and B.
Determine the covariance and the correlation coefficient between returns on A and returns on B.
Calculate the expected return and standard deviation for a portfolio P of share A and share B, where the proportion invested in A is 50.28%.
A second portfolio Q also comprise share A and share B, where the proportion invested in A is 10.00%. Discuss which portfolio is efficient.
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