Pair Correlation Between iShares MSCI and Vanguard FTSE

This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between iShares MSCI EAFE Small Cap and Vanguard FTSE All Wld ex US SmCp ETF. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on iShares MSCI and Vanguard FTSE and check how they will diversify away market risk if combined in the same portfolio for a given time horizon. You can also utilize pair trading strategies of matching a long position in iShares MSCI with a short position of Vanguard FTSE. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of iShares MSCI and Vanguard FTSE.
 Time Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change
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 iShares MSCI EAFE Small Cap  vs   Vanguard FTSE All Wld ex US Sm
 Performance (%) 
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Pair Volatility

Considering 30-days investment horizon, iShares MSCI EAFE Small Cap is expected to generate 0.91 times more return on investment than Vanguard FTSE. However, iShares MSCI EAFE Small Cap is 1.1 times less risky than Vanguard FTSE. It trades about 0.52 of its potential returns per unit of risk. Vanguard FTSE All Wld ex US SmCp ETF is currently generating about 0.38 per unit of risk. If you would invest  6,422  in iShares MSCI EAFE Small Cap on December 18, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of  357  from holding iShares MSCI EAFE Small Cap or generate 5.56% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between iShares MSCI and Vanguard FTSE
0.97

Parameters

Time Period1 Month [change]
DirectionPositive 
StrengthVery Strong
Accuracy95.24%
ValuesDaily Returns

Diversification

Almost no diversification

Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding iShares MSCI EAFE Small Cap and Vanguard FTSE All Wld ex US Sm in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on Vanguard FTSE All and iShares MSCI is a relative statistical measure of the degree to which these equity instruments tend to move together. The correlation coefficient measures the extent to which returns on iShares MSCI EAFE Small Cap are associated (or correlated) with Vanguard FTSE. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of Vanguard FTSE All has no effect on the direction of iShares MSCI i.e. iShares MSCI and Vanguard FTSE go up and down completely randomly.

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density 
      Returns 

iShares MSCI EAFE

  
34 

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in iShares MSCI EAFE Small Cap are ranked lower than 34 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days.

Vanguard FTSE All

  
25 

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in Vanguard FTSE All Wld ex US SmCp ETF are ranked lower than 25 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days.