Business terms and jargon explained. Your business dictionary

What is Portfolio Diversification

The holding of a range of assets across firms, sectors, countries or regions in a portfolio in order to diversify risk. Provided that the risks associated with each asset are not strongly positively related, a diversified portfolio will tend to have less overall risk than its individual components.

Crown Copyright. Material taken from HM-Treasury. Reproduced under the terms and conditions of the Click-Use Licence.

<- Go Back
Business Terms Home page

Search jargon and terms database to learn more:-

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z


Search Term   

Sui juris CPC Privilege Rupiah
Subpoena Hedge Kina AMOGA
Exempt Input Tax Buy-out Obscuration Walking Possession
Merger Tender Risk 7Z
Constraints Restrictions Financial Conglomerate Underwrite Offline
Preamble Peel the onion Remortgage Relative Cost
Fringe time RAR Price floor Keystroke logger
Judiciary Re-Enlistment Bonus Unissued stock Inter alia
Ethernet Over Trading Ceteris paribus Routing
Marketing Plan Patents County Court Umbrella Fund Assets

Term created / updated 2007-03-29 15:56:35

Knowledge is the key to success. That is why we have gone to great lengths to get you these business terms, and to explain them in Plain English so it is very easy to understand. Getting the right understanding and knowing your business jargon will keep you informed among your peers.

Copyright © 2004-2019 Scopulus Limited. All rights reserved.