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Xact lists a new Nordic Smart Beta ETF

Today, Xact is listing the first Nordic smart beta ETF, which tracks stable, dividend-paying equities. The fund, XACT Nordic High Dividend Low Volatility, tracks an index that combines dividends and stable returns.

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This strategy is used by major institutional investors on the one hand and private savers on the other, and is particularly attractive when traditional low risk investments provide no – or very low – returns.

Complementing dividends with the “low risk” factor (i.e. low volatility in the share) creates the basis for the index to identify stable, dividend-paying stocks – a strategy that has historically provided stronger returns than a traditionally market value-weighted index.

“It’s very pleasing today to list XACT Nordic High Dividend Low Volatility, and to bring the first Nordic smart beta ETF to the market. With our new ETF we aim to meet the market’s demand for stable, dividend-paying equities with a smart exposure in a smart format – and also at a low cost,” says Pär Nürnberg, Chief Executive of Xact Kapitalförvaltning.

The strategy used by the fund has proved successful historically, particularly during periods of rising interest rates.

“This is the reason why we have chosen to launch this fund as our first smart beta ETF,” says Pär Nürnberg.

 

First day of trading: 6 April on Nasdaq Stockholm

Legal name: XACT Nordic High Dividend Low Volatility (UCITS ETF) (B1 SEK)

Exchange code: XACTHDIV

Management fee: 0.30 per cent annually

ISIN: SE0009778954

 

For further information, please contact: Pär Nürnberg, Chief Executive, Xact Kapitalförvaltning AB +46 (0)8 701 3405

New Chief Executive of Xact Kapitalförvaltning AB

Pär Nürnberg has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Xact Kapitalförvaltning AB.

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At present, he is Deputy Chief Executive of the company and is currently the Acting Chief Executive. He will take up his new position on 1 February 2016.

Read the pressrelease here. 

Options on XACT OMXS30

For the first time options will be listed on an exchange traded fund (ETF) on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm.

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Starting today standardised options can be traded on the exchange traded fund XACT OMXS30. Read the press release here.

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With XACT China you can buy the Hong Kong stock exchange 40 largest Chinese companies on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm in one quick and easy transaction.

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  • i Source: Millistream
  • Updated Updated 23:30, 2017-10-21
  • i Source: Handelsbanken
  • Uppdated Uppdated 12:13, 2017-10-21
  • Information Source: Handelsbanken
  • Updated Updated 12:13, 2017-10-21

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