Security selection

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Security selection

Security Selection

The process by which one chooses the securities, derivatives, and other assets to include in a portfolio. In making securities selections, one considers the risk, the return, the ethical implications, and other factors affecting both of the individual securities and the portfolio as a whole. See also: Diversification.
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Backed by controlled risk stance and prudent portfolio selections, BBK's balance sheet increased by one per cent to stand at BD3,331 million as of September 2014.
Backed by controlled risk stance and prudent portfolio selections, BBK's balance sheet increased by 1pc to stand at BD3,331m as of September 2014.
Daniele Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, said: We will shortly finalise the portfolio selections, and will examine these on a risk-based supervisory assessment.
Theoretical formulae for portfolio selections for a single period appear in the previous literature (Sherris, 1992; Wise, 1984a, b, 1987a, b; Wilkie, 1985; Sharp and Tint, 1990; Blake, Cairns, and Dowd, 2001, 2003; Horneff et al., 2008; Zhu, 2007).
As of 30 September 2009, the Group's total assets stood at US$ 22.9 billion, a decrease of 3% over 31 December 2008, reflective of the Group's focus on liability management, controlled risk stance and prudent portfolio selections. The loans and advances portfolio decreased by 5.4% to US$ 12.9 billion.
As of 30 September 2009, the Group's total assets stood at $22.9 billion, a decrease of three per cent over 31 December 2008, reflective of the Group's focus on liability management, controlled risk stance and prudent portfolio selections. The loans and advances portfolio decreased by 5.4 per cent to $12.9 billion.
You, the advisor, review the participant accounts for participation rates, participation savings rates, portfolio selections, changes in portfolio selections, etc.
BE-WISE members still invest in companies they patronize, but now they conduct thorough research, carefully examining the monetary value of each stock before making portfolio selections. Although the group continues to invest in common stocks in both up and down markets, they now minimize their risk by investing in several major market sectors and by not attempting to reap short-term profits.
In order for portfolio selections to have credibility, they believed that students should tell us what represents their "best work." Taken a step further, students' selections would also be the work that, to them, was the most engaging.
In standard models of portfolio selections liabilities are treated as negative assets.
At the end of the first nine months, the group's total assets stood at $22.9 billion, a decrease of 3pc over last year, reflective of the group's focus on liability management, controlled risk stance and prudent portfolio selections.