A Scientific Approach to Lowering Beta

"(...) Low volatility is one of the most prominent investment factors and that much was on display last year as investors flocked to ETFs adhering to reduced beta methodologies, but sometimes, it c ...

"(...) Low volatility is one of the most prominent investment factors and that much was on display last year as investors flocked to ETFs adhering to reduced beta methodologies, but sometimes, it can help to add some science to the factor. The Global X Scientific Beta US ETF (NYSEArca: SCIU), which is part of a broader suite of ETFs with similar volatility reducing capabilities, does just that. (...) SCIU, which turns five years old in May, follows the Scientific Beta United States Multi-Beta Multi-Strategy Four-Factor Equal Risk Contribution (ERC) Index. The fund can help investors avert some of the drawbacks associated with low volatility investing. (...)"

Type: Press article
Date: le 10/01/2020
Research Cluster : Finance
Source : ETF Trends

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