The estimated ARC Index results for November are now available.

Volatility: A Risky Measure?

30/09/2017

Investors are familiar with the disclaimer “past performance is not a reliable indicator of future returns” but perhaps “past volatility is not a reliable indicator of future capital loss” should be added to the standard warnings provided to private clients? With the headline volatility of equities near record lows and seemingly not reflecting the perception of investors following recent market events, the question of whether current volatility statistics are misleading investors warrants investigation

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