HIMIPref™ User Manual
User Data
Creating a Portfolio
    Input Screen
Set Name
Set Number
Set Tax Rate
Set Commission
Set System Constants
Set Opening Date
Set Swap Issues
Set Portfolio Constraints
Defining Holdings
Editing a Portfolio
Evaluating a Portfolio
Evaluating Performance
Trade Input
Trade Recommendations
Issue Evaluation

Creating a Portfolio


Setting the Constraints ID

When the "Set" button next to the "Constraints ID" edit box on the portfolioInputBox is clicked, the constraintsSelectionBox is displayed:

Highlighting a selection and clicking the "OK" button will set the value of constraintsID in the portfolioDataRecord being created.

Highlighting a selection and clicking the "Details" button on the constraintsSelectionBox will display the constraintsReportBox, which displays the value of the constraints for the indicated constraintSpecificationRecord.

Clicking the "Add New" button on the constraintsSelectionBox will display the constraintInputBox, which allows the creation of a new constraintSpecificationRecord:

Fields incorporated in the constraintSpecificationRecord are used to constrain the portfolio - an account may be specified as eligible to purchase only retractible issues, for example, or to avoid them completely, or to respect a minimum or maximum percentage, through the setting of the maxWeightRetractible field.

Fields incorporated in the constraintSpecificationRecord are:

Field Name Valid values
maxWeight 0.0 < maxWeight ≤ 1.0
maxWeight > minWeight
minWeight 0 < x ≤ 1.0
minWeight < maxWeight
maxWeightRetractible 0.0 ≤ maxWeightRetractible < 2.0
maxWeightIssuerClass2 0.0 ≤ maxWeightIssuerClass2 < 2.0
maxWeightSplitShareCorp 0.0 ≤ maxWeightSplitShareCorp < 2.0
maxWeightInterestPay 0.0 ≤ maxWeightInterestPay < 2.0
maxWeightCumulativeDividends 0.0 ≤ maxWeightCumulativeDividends < 2.0
maxWeightCreditClass2 0.0 ≤ maxWeightCreditClass2 < 2.0
maxWeightCreditClass2 + maxWeightCreditClass3 ≤ 3.0
tradingMaxDays tradingMaxDays > 0.0
identifier Assigned by system
indexID Must correspond to the indexID of an indexNamesType
maxWeightIssuerClass3 0.0 ≤ maxWeightIssuerClass3 < 2.0
maxWeightFloatingRate 0.0 ≤ maxWeightFloatingRate < 2.0
maxWeightCreditClass3 0.0 ≤ maxWeightCreditClass3 < 2.0
maxWeightCreditClass2 + maxWeightCreditClass3 ≤ 3.0
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