Revenue weighting can bring valuations in line while maintaining above-market growth characteristics.
Weakening global risk appetite may favor the quality and low volatility factors.
Traditional Index Weighting Is Being Challenged
After weathering two months of outflows, investors poured back into ETFs in April.
A divergence in typically defensive factors may stymie investors seeking a refuge from volatility.
U.S.-listed ETFs had outflows again in March, but still posted positive inflows for Q1.
Income-generating investments have become expensive, but there is a value-conscious way to pursue yield.
Currency moves reflect global risk appetite and impact equity market factor performance.
An overview of Smart Beta’s history, potential benefits, and role in investors’ portfolios.