There are a whole host of different investment strategies to try out. Over recent years, factor investing has grown in popularity.
Factor investing involves picking stocks using different metrics such as value and momentum.
So which factor investment strategies perform the best?
Let's take a closer look…
What is factor investing?
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Factor investing involves buying different stocks that share certain characteristics, which improves their chances of beating the market.
These characteristics include value, size, momentum, low volatility and quality. Studies have shown this strategy does work over the long-term.
So does it actually work? Let's take a closer look…
What are the risks associated with factor investing?
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‘Factor investing' is all the rage at the moment. Also called ‘smart beta,' many exchange traded funds (ETFs) are using this strategy to great effect.
JP Morgan estimate that funds using this strategy hold assets of nearly $400 billion. A rise of more than 200% over the past five years.
So what is factor investing all about? And why is it growing in popularity?
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