Funds & ETFs 

iShares launches factor-based ETFs

iShares has launched four exchange traded funds (ETFs) based on world equity indices and constructed according to value, size, quality and momentum - factors which have historically provided enhanced risk-adjusted returns. These sources of return cannot be isolated through traditional market capitalisation weighted indices, and iShares says the funds can be used to express factor views throughout the business cycle.

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