Aberdeen Standard launches ESG smart beta range (Citiwire Selector)


Aberdeen Standard Investment has launched an eight-strong range of multi-factor equity indices.

The new SMARTER Beta products were designed by the asset management firm’s quantitative investment strategies team.

These launches include three core index series: diversified multifactor, high income multifactor and ESG multifactor.

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In addition there will be five single factor products, which cover: low volatility multifactor, value multifactor, quality multifactor, momentum multifactor and small size multifactor.

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The coronavirus epidemic has further accelerated the rise of ESG into the investment mainstream. As deficits skyrocket, bond investors have an opportunity to engage with governments on climate change, argues Thomas Dillon, Senior Macro ESG Analyst at Aviva Investors.

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