Investors may be in search of sturdy funds with a focus on low-volatility as market turbulence continues with the prolonged sovereign debt issues of Europe, according to a blog post on Barrons.
- iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Minimum Volatility Index Fund (NYSEArca: EEMV)
- PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (NYSEArca: SPLV)
- PowerShares S&P Emerging Markets Low Volatility Portfolio (NYSEArca: EELV)
- Russell 1000 Low Volatility ETF (NYSEArca: LVOL)
- iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility Index Fund (NYSEArca: USMV)
There are global counterparts as well, such as:
- iShares MSCI All Country World Minimum Volatility Index Fund (NYSEArca: ACWV)
- Russell Developed ex-U.S. Low Volatility ETF (NYSEArca: XLVO)
- Latin America 40 RC Volatility Response Shares (NYSEArca: VLAT)
Investors may even find an interest in keeping them as long options, as low-volatility holdings have demonstrated long-term performances similar to funds that target broader markets, reports Barron’s.
Go to Barrons.com to read the full story.