The Big Call: What is Smart Beta and is it a Good Idea?

by , 2nd August 2018

Smart beta is sold as a way for private investors to follow sophisticated investment strategies at low cost. These include value (looking for cheap shares) and momentum (investing in companies where the share price is rising fast.) Ed Bowsher discusses the pros and cons with David Stevenson of ETFstream, Nicolas Samaran of Invesco and market strategist, Richard Wiggins.