There is no volatility paradox

From the Financial Times this month:

“The tranquillity of Wall Street’s ‘Fear Gauge’ continues to baffle investors, given the market uncertainty”

Financial commentators and journalists – who are just as prone to herding as investors themselves – have brought attention to the ‘volatility paradox,’ the apparent disconnect between… Read the article

EU Referendum Countdown

Markets have recently experienced some heightened volatility, which at times has been explained by commentators as being due to the changing expectations around the outcome of the UK referendum.  Last week, equity markets globally experienced losses, while ‘safe haven’ assets, such as G7 government bond markets, rallied. The biggest currency… Read the article