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Smartshares and BlackRock launch eight ETFs on NZX

Rebecca Howard
Thu, 06 Jun 2019

By Rebecca Howard June 6 (BusinessDesk) - NZX's Smartshares and global asset manager BlackRock rang the bell at the New Zealand stock exchange to launch eight new exchange-traded funds, including two thematic funds that target automation and robotics and healthcare technology. Of the other six funds, five provide international equity exposure to US, European, Japanese, emerging markets and global markets that screen out environmentally and socially harmful activities such as nuclear weapons, thermal coal, tobacco and oil sands. The last o...

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