The ETF Portfolio Strategist: 5 Feb 2021

In this issue:

  • Global markets rebound
  • Strong week for portfolio-strategy benchmarks
  • Risk-on pays off for one of our managed-risk strategies

Return to form in February: The late-January correction turned out to be another head fake for risk assets, which rebounded sharply this week. Equities across the board were higher, led by a strong gain in Africa stocks, which topped our set of fund proxies that collectively represent the world’s major asset classes. (For details on all the risk metrics in the table below, along with profiles of the strategies and benchmarks discussed, see this summary.)

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