Are low-risk funds really low risk?

Funds are lowering their risk levels now that the 2008 financial crisis is out of the picture - can investors still rely on a 10-year standard deviation? We ask Mark Noble at Horizons ETFs

Ruth Saldanha 3 September, 2019 | 2:46AM

 

 

Ruth Saldanha: Over the past couple of months, several mutual fund and ETF providers have changed their risk ratings, usually on the lower side. As a result, even equity funds could have low or low to medium fund ratings. In this scenario, how should you decide if the fund matches your risk level? Mark Noble, Vice President of ETFs Strategy at Horizons, is here with us to share his point of view.

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