First Asset MSCI International Low Risk Weighted ETF (Unhedged)
The First Asset MSCI International Low Risk Weighted ETF (the "Fund") has been designed to replicate, to the extent possible, the performance of the MSCI EAFE Risk Weighted Top 175 Index (the "Index"), net of expenses.
The MSCI EAFE Risk Weighted Top 175 Index is based on a traditional market capitalization weighted parent index, the MSCI EAFE Index, which includes large- and mid-capitalization stocks across 21 Developed Markets (DM) excluding the U.S. and Canada. Constructed using a simple, but effective and transparent process, each security of the parent index is reweighted so that stocks with lower risk are given higher index weights. The final constituents of the MSCI EAFE Risk Weighted Top 175 Index are determined by ranking these security level risk weights and taking the top 175 subset securities. The Index seeks to emphasize stocks with lower historical return variance and tends to have a bias towards lower size and lower risk stocks. Historically, the Index has exhibited lower realized volatility in comparison to its parent index.
The investment strategy of the Fund is to invest in and hold the constituent securities of the Index. Foreign currency assets held by the Fund attributable to the Units will not be hedged back to the Canadian dollar.
As at 31 October 2017
*As a percent of invested assets
The indicated rates of return are the historical annual compounded total returns, including changes in unit value and do not take into account sales, redemption or optional charges or income taxes payable by a security holder that would have reduced returns.
|Number of Securities||175|
|As at 31 Oct, 2017|
Index Risk Return Measures
|Time period: 12/31/1998 to 10/31/2017||Index||Benchmark|
|Return (% annualized)||7.38||3.88|
|As at 31 Oct, 2017|
Index: MSCI EAFE Risk Weighted Top 175 Index
Benchmark: MSCI EAFE NR Index (Unhedged)
DistributionsThis fund does not have any distributions
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