Vanguard launches eight new active ETFs on Xetra

Vanguard has launched eight new active LifeStrategy ETFs on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt.

The new funds allow investors to invest in an actively managed portfolio of equity and fixed income ETFs, including companies and bonds from both developed and emerging markets, without a regional or sector focus. The bonds can be government or corporate. The aim is to minimise the various currency risks.

There are four portfolios to choose from, with 20, 40, 60 or 80 per cent equity exposure. The ETFs are offered on a distribution and accumulation basis.

The funds are: the Vanguard LifeStrategy 20% Equity UCITS ETF (EUR) - Acc; the Vanguard LifeStrategy 20% Equity UCITS ETF (EUR) - Dist; the Vanguard LifeStrategy 40% Equity UCITS ETF (EUR) - Acc; the Vanguard LifeStrategy 40% Equity UCITS ETF (EUR) - Dist; the Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity UCITS ETF (EUR) - Acc; the Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity UCITS ETF (EUR) - Dist; the Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity UCITS ETF (EUR) - Acc; and theVanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity UCITS ETF (EUR) - Dist.