What’s Driving Increased Interest in Minimum Volatility?

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  • 07 mins 18 secs
Bob Hum, Director and Head of USWA Smart Beta Strategy, iShares shares how advisors can incorporate the minimum volatility factor within their portfolio to provide resilience and downside protection in a late market cycle.


Factor Investing

In the realm of investing, a factor is any characteristic that can explain the risk and return performance of an asset. For over 40 years MSCI, starting with Barra, has researched factors to determine their effects on long term equity performance. MSCI has developed Factor Indexes and Factor Models in consultation with the world’s largest investors and has research backed by four decades of Factor data compiled by a 200+ global research team.