A Look at the Fund Flows in Low-Volatility ETF SPLV


Oct. 11 2016, Updated 11:05 a.m. ET

ETF fund flows

The PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility ETF (SPLV) witnessed a robust $310 million net fund outflow in the last month. The significant increase in volatility in SPLV can be due to huge sell-off that resulted from overcrowded positions in the low-volatility funds.

The anticipated views of the Federal Reserve members are expected to make way for utilities (IDU) (VPU) and for low-volatility funds. Until now, one can expect volatility to continue as long as the Fed fuels the uncertainty in the markets.

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