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First Trust, the seventh-largest U.S. issuer of exchange traded funds, on Wednesday launched the First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Emerging Markets ETF (NasdaqGS: RFEM). The actively managed ETF is based on RiverFront’s proprietary quantitative and qualitative methodology.

Illinois-based First Trust partner on several other ETFs, including the First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Europe ETF (NasdaqGS: RFEU), the First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Asia Pacific ETF (NasdaqGS: RFAP) and the First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Developed International ETF (NasdaqGS: RFDI).

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RFAP has an investment objective is to provide capital appreciation. Under normal market conditions, it will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in a portfolio of equity securities of Asian Pacific companies, including through investments in common stock, depositary receipts and real estate investment trusts, and forward foreign currency exchange contracts.

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Meanwhile, RFDI has an investment objective is to provide capital appreciation. Under normal market conditions, it will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in a portfolio of equity securities of developed market companies, including through investments in common stock, depositary receipts and real estate investment trusts, and forward foreign currency exchange contracts.

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