Building strong foundations: Risk budgeting

How viewing your portfolio through a risk lens can give you a greater perspective

May 24, 2019
| Australia

Risk budgeting is the process of translating an investor’s beliefs, comparative advantages and risk appetite into a portfolio that has the best chance of meeting their objectives. It allows investors to focus on the elements that have the greatest impact on the portfolio. In this paper we focus on the framework of risk budgeting.

Topics explored in this paper include:

  • What is risk budgeting?;
  • Identifying the risks facing the organisation;
  • Developing a risk management plan; and
  • Setting the risk budget