ETFs seeking to replicate US Minimum Volatility Stocks indices experienced a surge of inflows on Wednesday’s market session with +$382,13M collected on the primary market, despite an average negative performance of -1,38%. Year-to-date, the segment collected more than $12Bn of new shares. Investors seek shelter from rising geopolitical risk and trade war tensions intensifying. As a result, they increase their allocation and get exposure to minimum volatility stocks. These stocks are historically less sensitive. ETFs included in the segment progressed on average by 21,39% since the beginning of the year. 7 ETFs are tracking 7 indices related to this segment, and they gather $36,3Bn of assets under management.