S&P launches additional risk control indexes using bonds to add upside

S&P's latest risk control indexes use bonds rather than cash

Index provider Standard and Poor's (S&P) has extended its risk control index family with the launch of the Risk Control (RC) 2 index series, which utilise a bond component rather than the traditional cash component to help investors achieve additional upside and limit volatility.

In addition to allowing investors in US equities, eurozone stocks or emerging markets to potentially benefit from higher yield without compromising volatility control, the new index series was designed to provide invest