Investor Webcast Series
Seeking higher returns and lower risk
For decades, institutional investors and active fund managers have been chasing excess returns using a ‘factor-based’ approach to investing.

With recent advancements in data and technology, investors of all sizes can now access these time-tested sources of returns through ‘smart beta’ investment strategies.

But what is smart beta, and how does it work?

There are now a number of smart beta ETFs in the market, as investors seek more effective ways to capture competitive returns.

To learn about smart beta and how everyday investors can access these strategies, join Peter Switzer and Jon Howie in this exclusive webcast.

Topics that will be covered include:
  • What are factors?
  • What is smart beta?
  • How can you target higher returns and lower risk with smart beta?
  • How can ordinary investors gain exposure to smart beta in a portfolio?
  • What should an investor consider when choosing a smart beta ETF?
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