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Trading was temporarily halted for the two ETFs that are being terminated in early February, and Horizons then suspended new subscriptions to one of the ETFs later that month

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Extreme volatility can “weaken market integrity and reduce investor confidence,” IOSCO says

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A sudden surge in the VIX in early February led to the termination of certain exchange-traded products — and a harsh lesson for many investors

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The affected products aim to provide inverse exposure to the S&P 500 VIX short-term futures index

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 6, 2018 February 7, 2018
  • 17:50

Advisors can use a growing array of alternative investment strategies to help clients reduce volatility in their portfolios

  • By: Jade Hemeon
  • September 26, 2017 January 15, 2018
  • 17:20

With low interest rates and high equities valuations posing risks for investors, advisors can help clients find ways of adding some predictability to their portfolios

  • By: Jade Hemeon
  • September 25, 2017 December 14, 2017
  • 17:00
Help your clients keep their cool

Fear and impatience lead advisors and their clients to make rash decisions, resulting in returns based more on luck and not the economic value of their holdings

High-income men more likely to be emotional investors

You have to make an effort to broach underlying anxieties your clients may have in order to help them stay the course

A new study suggests that millennials are the most confident in dealing with market volatility while those aged between 35 and 54 are the least ready

With markets caught in the bear's swooping claws, now is the time to contact clients and demonstrate that you are on top of matters

  • By: Paul Brent
  • February 1, 2016 February 1, 2016
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