A Survey of Portfolio Optimization with Emphasis on Investments Made by Housewives in Popular Portfolios

  • Sunita Sharma
  • Renu TuliEmail author
Part of the Asset Analytics book series (ASAN)


The paper aims at an investor who is pre-dominantly risk-averse and is not adoptive to broad allocation of investment due to lack of knowledge and adventurism. It aims at utilizing mathematical tools of portfolio optimization to simple and popular investments of housewives. After a two-stage process involving observations and analysis of the returns on investments made by housewives, an optimal choice of portfolio is suggested for them.


Portfolio optimization Sharpe ratio Markowitz model 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsKalindi College, Delhi UniversityNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Applied SciencesThe NorthCap UniversityGurugramIndia

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