Conviction Versus Quantity — Examining the key drivers of risk, returns and diversification in equity portfolios

Conviction Versus Quantity

Examining the key drivers of risk, returns  and diversification in equity portfolios.

 

Diversification is an established concept from which several fields – from agriculture to sociology – have benefitted, and finance is chief among them. 

 

Vincent Carrier M. Sc., CFA
Senior Analyst, Institutional Markets 
Fiera Capital Corporation

Daniel Bonder, CFA
Manager, Institutional Markets 
Fiera Capital Corporation

We thank the below for her significant contribution to this paper

Caroline Grandoit FSA, CFA, CERA
Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Cross-Asset Solutions 
Fiera Capital Corporation