Multi-asset managers have been bolstering protective strategies in a bid to shield portfolios against future 'tail risks', suggesting markets may have become too complacent as the VIX or 'Fear' index only recently rebounded from two-decade lows.
Global volatility measures recently perplexed investors by falling to their lowest levels since 1993. In the US, the CBOE Volatility index (which tracks traders' expectations of volatility on the S&P 500...
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