Sector allocation

Sector allocation

Investment of certain proportions of a portfolio in certain sectors. See: Industry allocation.

Sector Allocation

The act or practice of including securities in different industries in one's portfolio. This is done to reduce systemic risk. For example, if one includes both Industry A and Industry B stocks in one's portfolio, and most Industry A companies go bankrupt, this will not necessarily affect Industry B stocks. Industry allocation thus increases the possibility of making a profit, or at least avoiding a loss. This may also reduce the expected return on a portfolio, but it depends on the level and type of diversification. In general, the broader the industry allocation, the less risk and the less return. See also: Horizontal diversification, Vertical diversification.
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Referring to the defense sector allocation in the budget, they said adequate funds had been allocated under the head enabling the armed forces of the country to counter external and internal security threats.
A member of the fixed-income team's sector allocation committee, Conner joined Federated in 2002 as an investment analyst, responsible for research and competitive analysis in the domestic fixed-income area concentrating on high-grade corporate and commercial mortgage-backed securities.
Markaz attributes gains to better stock selection and conservative sector allocation, which kept the volatility and downside risk range bound within each of the countries invested.
contribution from stock selection, sector allocation and gearing were
Government is focused to improve the irrigation system of the country and 87% amount from the total water sector allocation will be spent on small medium dams, canals, lining of irrigating channels and improvement of existing irrigation system of the country.
Finally, given the variable nature of top-down diversification opportunities, investors who use mainly country allocation or mainly sector allocation may find their GCC opportunities restricted from time to time, while those who work across country and sector borders in stock selection may be better positioned at reaping the region's diversification benefits.
Using a sector allocation approach, individuals in a sector are assured of a set percentage of the hard quota.
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selection was positive and from sector allocation was slightly positive.
As of January 31, 2013, the sector allocation of the Fund was as follows:
There is no gainsaying that the strong performance posted by the fund since its inception has always been borne out of the fund managers disciplined and focused approach to sector allocation and security selection, said Williams.
positive whilst the contribution from sector allocation was slightly