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# fynance.algorithms.allocation.IVP¶

fynance.algorithms.allocation.IVP(X, normalize=False, low_bound=0.0, up_bound=1.0)

Get weights of the Inverse Variance Portfolio allocation.

Parameters: X : array_like Each column is a price or return’s asset series. normalize : bool, optional If True normalize the weights such that $$\sum_{i=1}^{N} w_i = 1$$ and $$0 \leq w_i \leq 1$$. Default is False. low_bound, up_bound : float, optional Respectively minimum and maximum values of weights, such that low_bound $$\leq w_i \leq$$ up_bound $$\forall i$$. Default is 0 and 1. np.ndarray Vector of weights computed by the IVP algorithm.

Notes

w are computed by the inverse of the asset’s variance [3] such that:

$w_i = \frac{1}{\sigma_k^2} (\sum_{i} \frac{1}{\sigma_i^2})^{-1}$

With $$\sigma_i^2$$ is the variance of asset i.

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