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Vanguard drops factor ETFs while iShares thrives

Vanguard's factor ETF range will stop trading on 23 February
Vanguard drops factor ETFs while iShares thrives
  • Vanguard streamlines ETF range
  • Value, momentum, minimum volatility and liquidity factor ETFS to close

Passive investing giant Vanguard is closing all of its London-listed factor exchange traded funds (ETFs) due to "insufficient demand" that saw it fail to keep up with rivals at BlackRock’s iShares.

The four ETFs had a combined $360m (£264m) in assets under management as of 14 January, and will stop trading on 23 February at 2pm. The funds closing are:

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