February 15, 2012 at 07:00 AM EST
First Trust Rolls Out 7 New AlphaDEX ETFs
First Trust announced the introduction of seven new single country international ETFs, dramatically expanding its lineup of international equity funds. Each of the new ETFs will be linked to indexes that utilize the AlphaDEX methodology that is used in a number of existing First Trust ETFs. The new ETFs are: Australia AlphaDEX Fund (FAUS) Canada AlphaDEX Fund (FCAN) Germany AlphaDEX Fund (FGM) Hong Kong AlphaDEX Fund (FHK) Switzerland AlphaDEX Fund (FSZ) Taiwan AlphaDEX Fund (FTW) United Kingdom AlphaDEX Fund (FKU) First Trust had initially expected to launch two additional ETFs targeting small cap stocks in developed and emerging markets, but didn’t begin trading for those funds yet: First Trust Developed Markets ex-US Small Cap AlphaDEX Fund (FDTS) First Trust Emerging Markets Small Cap AlphaDEX Fund (FEMS) None of the new ETFs are first-to-market, as all of the regions represented are already covered by at least one existing ETF. FSZ is just [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: April ETF Roundup: Launches, Filings, and Closures First Trust Rolls Out International AlphaDEX ETFs Seven ETFs To Invest Like Peter Schiff Four ETF Plays For Dagong Global Credit’s Top-Rated Countries World Cup Of ETFs: Plays On All 32 Countries
First Trust announced the introduction of seven new single country international ETFs, dramatically expanding its lineup of international equity funds. Each of the new ETFs will be linked to indexes that utilize the AlphaDEX methodology that is used in a number of existing First Trust ETFs. The new ETFs are:  Australia AlphaDEX Fund (FAUS) Canada AlphaDEX Fund (FCAN) Germany AlphaDEX Fund (FGM) Hong Kong AlphaDEX Fund (FHK) Switzerland AlphaDEX Fund (FSZ) Taiwan AlphaDEX Fund (FTW) United Kingdom AlphaDEX Fund (FKU) First Trust had initially expected to launch two additional ETFs targeting small cap stocks in developed and emerging markets, but didn’t begin trading for those funds yet:  First Trust Developed Markets ex-US Small Cap AlphaDEX Fund (FDTS) First Trust Emerging Markets Small Cap AlphaDEX Fund (FEMS) None of the new ETFs are first-to-market, as all of the regions represented are already covered by at least one existing ETF. FSZ is just [...]

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