**Investments: Delineating an Efficient Portfolio**

**After reading the case answer the following questions:**

· Summarize briefly the case and define the decisions the investor is inquired to take.

· Based on your annual calculations of risk and return for each fund, construct a two assets portfolio that combines two funds with a correlation of 1 at different weights. Explain the shape of the line that connects all sets of portfolios.

· Construct a two assets portfolio that combines the two funds with the lowest correlation at different weights. Explain the shape of the line that connects all sets of portfolios.

· If the two lines demonstrated in the previous two points are not similar, explain the reasons behind this difference.

· Construct a covariance matrix. Based on that, you have to build a multiple asset portfolio, that includes all 10 funds. How can you reach the optimal risky portfolio? Noting that the risk-free rate is 8%.

· Analyze the effect of adding risk-free asset to your risky investments.