Data Analysis

2374 WordsJan 16, 201410 Pages
QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY | Superannuation Funds | Data Analysis Research Report | | Student Name | James | Lucy | Student Number | N 832443 | N 8233434 | Tutorial Time | Friday, 2.00-3.00pm | Friday, 3.00-4.00pm | Tutor’s Name | | Due date | | Word count | 1533 | Executive Summary The purpose of this report is to summarise, analyse and interpret the historical and current superannuation funds of present market, which involved different investment strategies and exhibit a variety of returns. This report will illustrate several underlying relationships between numbers of distinct datasets which includes current superannuation information relating to 467 superannuation options and contains historical superannuation information. In analyses of these date, the focuses is provided as following: Interpret and analyse the trends of historical data that includes the information of annual rates of return from 1997 to 2011. Interpret and analyze current data one-year return, and the distributions of one-year return rates will be given Analyse the bivariate of relationship, whether from investment strategy or three-year return rates, determine factors that affect one-year return rates. Overall, it could be concluded that comparisons on relationships between one-year return rate and investment strategy, and one-year return rate and three-year return rate. In comparison with correlation of each factor, it is seems that both of investment strategy and three-year return have slight and weak effects on one-year return. Table of Contents Executive Summary Table of Contents Table of figures 1.0 Introduction 2.0 Outliers 3.0 Historical Data 4.0 One-year return 5.0 Impacts on one-year return 6.0 Conclusion 7.0 Appendix Table of figures Figure

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