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Market Risk Metrics – Sharpe and Treynor Ratios

Sharpe Ratio The Sharpe Ratio measures total risk-adjusted return. The value specifically is the ratio of excess return over the risk free rate to the riskiness of the investment as given by the volatility of investment’s returns i.e. it measures the return per unit of

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Market Risk Metrics – Introduction

Market risk is the risk that movements in market prices will adversely impact the value of an investment. There are four principal categories of market risk or risk factors: equity risk, interest rate risk, currency risk and commodity risk. Exposure to market risk for a