Company: Newfleet Asset Management
New Fund: The Virtus Newfleet Dynamic Credit ETF
Newfleet is launching
its third ETF strategy. This fund seeks to "provide a high level of current income and capital appreciation by combining two converging credit sectors, high-yield corporate bonds and floating bank loans."
Company: Thomson Reuters
New Index: The Thomson Reuters Western Eurozone Mid & Small Cap Total Return Index
Thomson Reuters is launching
this index, which is "designed to include only companies that can be genuinely considered small and mid cap."
Company: Amplify ETFs
New Fund: The Amplify YieldShares CWP Dividend & Option Income ETF
Amplify is launching
this ETF which has a "two-fold income approach via dividend paying stocks and option writing."
Company: Cognios Capital, LLC
New Funds: The Cognios Large Cap Value Fund
, the Cognios Large Cap Growth Fund
Cognios is launching
these funds, which will join their flagship fund, the Cognios Market Neutral Large Cap Fund
. The Cognios Large Cap Value Fund
and the Cognios Large Cap Growth Fund
seek "long-term growth of capital by purchasing equity securities of U.S. companies."
Company: Rational Funds
Converted Fund: The Rational Dynamic Momentum Fund
Rational has converted
this fund, the company's first hedge fund, into a mutual fund. This new fund offers investors a "managed futures strategy."
New Funds: The VelocityShares 3x Long Crude Oil ETN
and the VelocityShares 3x Inverse Crude Oil ETN
VelocityShares, a Janus Capital Group brand, is launching
these funds to "provide investors with alternative securities to the VelocityShares ETNs UWTI and DWTI, which are being delisted from trading on a public stock exchange."
Company: FTSE Russell
, Research Affiliates
New Index Families: The FTSE4Good RAFI Indices
, the FTSE RAFI ex Fossil Fuels Indices
FTSE Russell and Research Affiliates have launched
two new environmental, social and governance (ESG) smart beta index families.
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