Ger Hedgefonder högre riskjusterad avkastning än Traditionella fonder?: En jämförelsestudie mellan Hedgefonder och Traditionella fonder
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine whether hedge funds generate higher risk-adjusted returns than traditional managed funds in Sweden.
Methodology: This study was based on quantitative data about the funds historical returns. The funds historical returns were taken from the database Morningstar and the risk-free rate from the Swedish central bank. Random samples of 36 funds have been divided into three portfolios in the form of a hedge fund portfolio, stock portfolio and mix fund portfolio.
Result & Conclusion: The study concluded that the stock portfolio has shown the highest average yield for the study period where all portfolios below market index. Hedge fund portfolio has achieved the highest risk-adjusted return calculated by the portfolios Sharpe Ratio. Of all hedge strategies, arbitrage had the highest average return and risk-adjusted returns.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 40 p.
Hedgefonder, traditionella fonder, fonder, aktier
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-19659OAI: oai:DiVA.org:sh-19659DiVA: diva2:645760
Subject / course
UppsokSocial and Behavioural Science, Law
Smolander, Maria, Högskolelektor
Cheick, Wagué, Professor