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Execution 16 points A portfolio manager makes a decision to buy 5000 shares of Sumatra Natural Resources at 10 00 am when the price was 22 36 The following are snapshots of the trades made

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A portfolio manager makes a decision to buy 5,000 shares of Sumatra Natural Resources at 10:00 a.m, when the price was 22.36. The following are snapshots of the trades made during that time.

Bid Price Ask Price Execution Price Shares Bought Time 1030 900 22.18 22.36 22.33 11:15 22.23 22.43 600 22.43 13:45 22.29 700 22.48 22.47 15:00 22.37 22.63 800 22.65

The closing price for the day was the portfolio manager’s last trade at 22.65, at which point the order for the remaining 2,000 shares was cancelled. Calculate the following:

i) What is the average effective spread (Hint: you know how to calculate all the individual spreads):

ii) Assume that the trades listed are the only ones executed that day in Sumatra. What is the VWAP?

iii) Assume that total commissions paid were $210 for the 3,000 shares purchased. Calculate the implementation shortfall:

iv) Calculate the explicit costs

Bid Price Ask Price Execution Price Shares Bought Time 1030 900 22.18 22.36 22.33 11:15 22.23 22.43 600 22.43 13:45 22.29 700 22.48 22.47 15:00 22.37 22.63 800 22.65

 

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