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Thoughts on Low Volatility ETFs

Last update on Aug. 29, 2016.

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In Canada, there are currently 13 low risk/volatility ETFs. First Asset offers 7 'Low Risk' ETFs, Invesco offers 5 'Low Volatility' ETFs, and just recently, the Vanguard Group has launched the Global Minimum Volatility ETF (Ticker: VVO). If you're unfamiliar with ETFs, you can think of them as very low cost mutual funds, which you can read about in my free book.

Given the number of low risk ETFs offered, there is clearly interest in this theme. In this article, I’ll explain what low volatility ETFs are about, and ...

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