WisdomTree Blog

What Happens When You Dynamically Hedge Currency in an International Portfolio
History shows currency exposure has increased the volatility of broad-based international equity portfolios over long periods, and without adding to expected returns. We believe a dynamic approach to managing currency risk can be a significant source of value to international exposures over market cycles.
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A Multifactor Approach to Developed Equity Markets

International equity markets have made headlines this year for all the wrong reasons with lackluster performance and looming uncertainty. Should investors acquiesce and hold on for the ride? Our international multifactor approach offers investors a unique approach toward developed international equity markets.

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How to Reduce Beta with a Multifactor Approach

After 24 months of live performance, the WisdomTree U.S. Multifactor Fund (USMF) has met the objectives that were set out when it was launched and has the potential to generate higher absolute returns over the long run. Alejandro Saltiel examines how this factor strategy performed over the last two years.

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Covering the “G” in ESG with Our Emerging Markets ex-State-Owned Strategy
State-owned enterprises in emerging markets are prone to conflicts between the interests of shareholders and government stakeholders, as companies with meaningful government ownership are often run as much for government benefit as for their shareholders. Problems arise for investors when these interests are not aligned and possibly affect their profitability and future returns.

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What's Performing in China?

While we remain optimistic that a U.S.–China trade deal will ultimately be reached, investors need greater transparency into what’s performing (or not) in the Chinese equity market. To help, we’ve created tools that break down performance by a variety of factors including share class.

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50 Shades of Value: Is Value Back?

Over the last 10 years, value as a factor has lagged the market, but recent market activity is starting to point to a potential comeback in this investment style. We believe our dividend-weighted family represents a deeper cut of value because it leaves out zero-dividend-paying (growthier) stocks.

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