One prudent approach to minimize risk and maximize the probability of achieving
an optimal return may be to hold an index portfolio. IFA's ten Index Portfolios
are globally diversified and
are calibrated to capture specific risk exposures that have rewarded investors over
IFA’s Index Portfolios are built in accordance with Nobel Prize winning research
and evidence-based analysis of long-term data, enabling participants to invest with
a high degree of confidence.
Risk is the Source of Returns
Even when all non-compensated risk has been eliminated from a portfolio, an investor
cannot escape the systematic risks inherent in the market itself. As previously
mentioned, history shows an investment in the market as a whole has delivered about
9.5% a year on average for the last 83 years, but not without major uncertainty.
Risk and return go hand in hand. To obtain greater equity returns, the trade-off
is suffering significant short-term volatility.