ETFs to tap Edhec multi-strategy smart factor index

Products will wed two hot indexing trends

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ERI Scientific Beta, the indexing arm of Edhec-Risk Institute, will launch an equal-weight 'smart factor' index on April 14, in its latest attempt to synthesise investment styles that have found an enthusiastic audience among institutional investors, who believe these strategies can provide them with an edge over broader cap-weighted indexes. By applying smart beta weighting to multiple factor exposures within a single index, ERI is advancing a project it began in February to provide institut

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