This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between iShares MSCI EAFE Small Cap ETF 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
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iShares MSCI EAFE Small Cap ET vs Vanguard FTSE All Wld ex US Sm
Considering 30-days investment horizon, iShares MSCI EAFE Small Cap ETF is expected to generate 1.05 times more return on investment than Vanguard FTSE. However, iShares MSCI is 1.05 times more volatile than Vanguard FTSE All Wld ex US SmCp ETF. It trades about 0.02 of its potential returns per unit of risk. Vanguard FTSE All Wld ex US SmCp ETF is currently generating about -0.02 per unit of risk. If you would invest 6,582 in iShares MSCI EAFE Small Cap ETF on February 16, 2018 and sell it today you would earn a total of 15.00 from holding iShares MSCI EAFE Small Cap ETF or generate 0.23% return on investment over 30 days.
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Almost no diversification
Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding iShares MSCI EAFE Small Cap ET 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 ETF 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.
Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in iShares MSCI EAFE Small Cap ETF are ranked lower than 1 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days.
Over the last 30 days Vanguard FTSE All Wld ex US SmCp ETF has generated negative risk-adjusted returns adding no value to investors with long positions.