low volatility stocks Equals high interest rate risk?Rupert Hargreaves
Do low volatility stocks have interest rate risk, that’s the question put forward by UBS’ Global Quantitative Equities strategy research team in a research report published at the beginning of this week.
Low volatility investing is a hot topic. This year has seen the highest level of inflows into ETFs ever, and many ETFs follow low volatility strategies. But at a time when the Federal Reserve is preparing once again to increase interest rates, the viability of low volatility strategies is being called into question.