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Description of Portfolio Beta

You have a $2 million portfolio consisting of a $100,000 investment in each of 20 different stocks. The portfolio has a beta of 1.1. You are considering selling $100,000 worth of one stock with a beta of 0.9 and using the proceeds to purchase another stock with a beta of 1.4. What will the portfolio's new beta be after these transactions?

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The portfolio beta is the weighted average beta of individual stocks with the proportion of investment as the weight. When a ...

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The solution explains how to calculate the new beta of the portfolio after the given transactions