Claymore Launches Canada Managed Futures ETF

February 14, 2012

 

Claymore Investments Inc., the Canada-based ETF provider BlackRock is acquiring, yesterday rolled out the Claymore Managed Futures ETF (TSE: CMF), a fund that will give investors a new hedging tool by providing both long and short exposure to a variety of asset classes, according to an article on the Financial Post.

CMF tracks the performance of the Guggenheim Managed Futures Index, and began trading at $20.10 a unit yesterday, reports the Financial Post article. The fund will have exposure to different assets, including equities, government bonds and currencies.

A managed futures strategy is known for its ability to outperform during bear-market conditions, according to the article.

For the full story, visit FinancialPost.com.

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