WisdomTree launches fx hedged ETF

By Daniel O'Leary
08 May 2014

Exchange-traded fund manager WisdomTree has launched two ETFs on the New York Stock Exchange, with one deploying fx forwards to hedge currency risk.

The International Hedged Dividend Growth Fund uses physical replication to track a basket of 300 stocks from the developed world, excluding Canada and the US. Jeremy Schwartz, director of research at WisdomTree, told GlobalCapital the fund rebalances its fx forwards once a month. “It’s not that expensive to ...

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