Category Archives: Low Volatility ETFs

New ETFs On The Block: Powershares S&P 500 Ex-Rate Sensitive Low Volatility Portfolio (XRLV)

The broad equity markets in the US saw heightened volatility this year amid continuing tensions around Greece, highly unpredictable oil prices and weak GDP data on the domestic front. Moreover, a fluctuating greenback and an unexpected slowdown in China – … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: Global X Superdividend US ETF (DIV)

Global X Funds, a New York-based provider of exchange-traded funds best known for its niche offerings, has launched the Global X SuperDividend US ETF (DIV). As the name suggests, the fund is a direct play on one prominent theme; the … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: SPDR Russell 1000 And Russell 2000 Low Volatility ETF (LGLV, SMLV)

State Street Global Advisors, the Boston, Massachusetts-based second largest ETF provider globally, has launched two low volatility funds, the SPDR Russell 1000 Low Volatility ETF (LGLV) and the SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility ETF (SMLV), marking its entry into the … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (SPLV)

If you recognize the long-term value in the S&P 500 stocks, yet are adverse to volatility, you may consider using the S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (SPLV) as opposed to SPY or the broad VTI. SPLV tracks the S&P Low … Continue reading

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