Société Générale boards volatility bandwagon

Société Générale boards volatility bandwagon

SocGen plays on volatility

Société Générale (SG) has launched the Vinci Index, which allows investors to benefit when volatility rises while mitigating negative performance when volatility falls.

"A recent trend in the market is to use volatility trackers which allow investors to buy and sell volatility as an asset class," says Marc Pantic, head of SG Index, Cross Asset Solutions in Paris.

The bank is one of many to offer investors volatility as a macro hedge in their investment portfolios by providing volatility exposure

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