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3 Defensive ETFs for Battling Market Uncertainty

Casey Murphy

As uncertainty, volatility and geopolitical tensions rise, it is a common reaction for investors to flock to safety. One of the most common defensive ETFs that is used by retail investors is the Invesco Defensive Equity ETF ( DEF). The 99 large-cap holdings from across the major market sectors provide a level of diversification that aims to provide superior risk-return profiles during periods of stock market weakness while still offering potential for gains during periods of market strength.