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Spring Valley Asset Management launches Diversified Alpha Portfolio

Wed, 13/03/2019 - 10:55

Spring Valley Asset Management (SVAM) has launched the SVAM Diversified Alpha Portfolio, a multi-dimensional, systematic trading system which applies creative modelling techniques to a rich set of fundamental and technical features across short, medium, and long-term horizons (from one day to three months) that aim to capture both direction and divergence across liquid global futures markets. »

Duane Green, Franklin Templeton

Franklin Templeton launches alternatives fund for Canadian investors

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 08:01

Franklin Templeton Investments Canada has launched the Franklin K2 Alternatives Fund to provide investors with access to alternatives investments in a mutual fund format. »

Global ETF launches for week beginning 04.03.2018

Mon, 11/03/2019 - 11:05

Sustainable investing was the name of the game for new ETF launches this week with funds from DWS and Vanguard, a brace from Desjardins, and a suite of six new sustainable iShares ETFs from BlackRock. Elsewhere, GSAM debuted an innovation-focused fund, while Defiance ETFs launched the first ETF dedicated to investment in 5G communications technology… »

New Invesco ETFs on Xetra offer access to US government bonds

Mon, 11/03/2019 - 08:58

Invesco has launched four new ETFs on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt, providing investors with access to the performance of tradable government bonds issued by the US government. »

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Nordea Asset Management launches Gender Diversity Fund

Fri, 08/03/2019 - 19:49

Nordea Asset Management (NAM) has boosted its innovative range of sustainable investment strategies with the launch of the Nordea 1 – Global Gender Diversity Fund. »

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Canada Life Investments to launch LF Canlife Managed 20%-60% Fund

Thu, 07/03/2019 - 08:58

Canada Life Investments is adding to its suite of low-cost mixed asset solutions with the launch of the LF Canlife Managed 20%-60% Fund later this month, subject to regulatory approval. »

Vernon Meyer, Hartford Funds

Hartford Funds adds Securitised Income Fund to fixed income lineup

Tue, 05/03/2019 - 10:27

Hartford Funds has launched the Hartford Schroders Securitized Income Fund (HITIX)S, which is sub-advised by Schroder Investment Management North America Inc, and seeks to provide current income and long-term total return consistent with preservation of capital by investing in securitised credit instruments.   »

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CPR AM expands fixed income range with CPR Invest - Smart Beta Credit ESG Fund

Mon, 04/03/2019 - 15:19

CPR AM has expanded its fixed income range with the launch of CPR Invest - Smart Beta Credit ESG Fund, an open-ended fund incorporated in Luxembourg that aims to achieve a return comparable to the euro-denominated investment grade credit market, with a lower risk over the long term. »

Global ETF launches for week beginning 25.02.19

Mon, 04/03/2019 - 10:55

A busy week for new ETFs saw a notable development in the crypto space with the launch of a new physically-backed Bitcoin ETP from Amun. Green credentials meanwhile, were the focus of both BNP Paribas Easy and BlackRock with the debut of a ‘fossil-free’ ETF and a suite of sustainability-focused funds, respectively. And staying with the green theme, BlackRock also debuted an iShares electric vehicle ETF… »

Alvaro Anguita, MAPFRE

MAPFRE AM launches investment fund based on behavioural economics

Thu, 28/02/2019 - 10:45

MAPFRE AM is launching the MAPFRE AM Behavioral Fund – a fund that aims to exploit pricing inefficiencies in European equities caused by the behaviour of market participants. »

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