BarCap offers medium-term volatility in Ucits III form

BarCap offers medium-term volatility in Ucits III form

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Medium-term volatility works as a buy-and-hold investment, says Antti Suhonen

Barclays Capital launched a Euro Mid-Term Volatility Fund on 16 May, providing investors with exposure to implied European equity volatility within a Ucits III framework. The bank has created short- and medium-term versions of the product based on the Europe's benchmark volatility index, the VStoxx.

"The short-term version does move a lot - making it an interesting hedging or trading tool for investors with a strong conviction," says Antti Suhonen, managing director in the equity and funds

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