Investing internationally can add a layer of complexity, especially when corporate governance and political influence are concerns. Kara Marciscano provides a solution for investors seeking to avoid portions of the Chinese market where a high-level government influence may dilute future returns.
Value is relative. In order to evaluate whether something is trading at a discount or premium, a critical step is establishing what to compare it to. We believe our factor driven approach can add value over market cycles versus simply owning the market.
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.
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.
In 2018, emerging market equities ended the year down nearly 15%. Approximately one-third of that loss was attributable to broad-based dollar strength against most EM currencies. Heading in to 2019, we question whether investors should remain agnostic to managing EM foreign exchange risk.