January 16, 2012 at 09:28 AM EST
PowerShares Adds To Low Volatility ETF Lineup
PowerShares, the firm behind the incredibly popular S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (SPLV) has added two more products that employ a similar methodology in international stock markets. The new ETFs, the first launched by PowerShares in 2012, include [for analysis of all new ETFs, sign up for the free ETFdb newsletter]: PowerShares S&P Emerging Markets Low Volatility Portfolio (EELV): Linked to the S&P BMI Emerging Markets Low Volatility Index, this ETF consists of 200 of the least volatile stocks over the past 12 months. PowerShares S&P International Developed Low Volatility Portfolio (IDLV): This ETF offers exposure to 200 stocks from developed markets outside the U.S. that have exhibited the lowest volatility over the last 12 months. Low Volatility ETFs In Focus PowerShares’ SPLV was one of the most successful new ETFs to launch in 2011; since debuting in May of last year, the fund’s AUM has grown to nearly $1 billion. [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Low Volatility ETFs Attracting Big Inflows iShares Launches Minimum Volatility ETFs Russell Expands Suite Of “Factor ETFs” With Ex-U.S. Funds October ETF Roundup: Launches, Filings, and Closures ETF Insider: Markets Clear Technical Hurdle
PowerShares, the firm behind the incredibly popular S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (SPLV) has added two more products that employ a similar methodology in international stock markets. The new ETFs, the first launched by PowerShares in 2012, include [for analysis of all new ETFs, sign up for the free ETFdb newsletter]: PowerShares S&P Emerging Markets Low Volatility Portfolio (EELV): Linked to the S&P BMI Emerging Markets Low Volatility Index, this ETF consists of 200 of the least volatile stocks over the past 12 months. PowerShares S&P International Developed Low Volatility Portfolio (IDLV): This ETF offers exposure to 200 stocks from developed markets outside the U.S. that have exhibited the lowest volatility over the last 12 months. Low Volatility ETFs In Focus PowerShares’ SPLV was one of the most successful new ETFs to launch in 2011; since debuting in May of last year, the fund’s AUM has grown to nearly $1 billion. [...]

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