equal weighting

equal weighting

a taxonomic procedure where all characters are regarded as of equal importance. The procedure is commonly used in NUMERICAL TAXONOMY.
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Most of us are familiar with market-cap weighting, where the largest companies receive the largest share, and even equal weighting, which is self-explanatory.
"The idea of equal weighting or an alternative way of going into market has been out there for a while, but there really haven't been commercially available investment solutions.
It thus took some four decades to revive equal weighting, which under today's low-commission and computerized world, handily outperforms market-cap indexing "without a material increase in risk," the authors say.
Fundamental indexing's advantage over equal weighting reached as high as 280 basis points in the Australian market over the period under simulated study (1985-2013).