Quant Concepts: Why diversification matters

Systematic risk is best managed through asset allocation, CPMS's Ian Tam finds, while unsystematic risk is best managed by diversifying through multiple securities within an asset class

Ian Tam 21 February, 2020 | 1:55AM

 

 

Ian Tam: Welcome to Quant Concepts. As we near the Canadian RRSP contribution deadline of March 2nd, I thought to take an opportunity to reiterate the importance of maintaining diversification in your portfolio, specifically to ensure a risk level that is appropriate for your risk tolerance.

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