Now that actively managed exchange traded funds (ETFs) are just around the bend, investors can expect a slew of filings.

State Street Global Advisors on Wednesday filed an application with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a series of actively managed target-date ETFs, reports BusinessWire.

The funds will invest in a diversified sampling of equity and fixed-income ETFs.

If this line of funds gets the go-ahead from the SEC, it will join PowerSharesnewly-approved set of active funds, which are aiming for an April launch.

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