Single-Factor Products Gather Most Assets

"(...) The ERI Scientific Beta indices (a venture of the EDHEC Risk Institute) are based on four smart factor indices: mid-cap, value, momentum and low volatility, and have now gathered over $10 bi ...

"(...) The ERI Scientific Beta indices (a venture of the EDHEC Risk Institute) are based on four smart factor indices: mid-cap, value, momentum and low volatility, and have now gathered over $10 billion of assets in a range of products run by Global X, Amundi, ETFS and Morgan Stanley: Global X Scientific Beta US, Europe, Japan and Asia ex-Japan (tickers SCIU, SCID, SCIJ an SCIX); Amundi ETF Global and Europe Equity Multi Smart Allocation Scientific Beta UCITS ETF (tickers SMRT and SMRE); ETFS Diversified-Factor US Large Cap, and Developed Europe, Index Funds (SBUS, and SBEU); and Morgan Stanley Scientific Beta Global, and US, Equity Factors UCITS ETF (GEF and USEF). The EDHEC approach is relatively sophisticated in that the factors are proprietary rather than generic definitions. (...)" 

Type: Press article
Date: le 31/05/2018
Source : Nordic Investor

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