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Lyxor Asset Management – Lyxor ETF MSCI AC Asia ex Japan Materials TR

Lyxor Asset Management – ETF MSCI AC Asia ex Japan Materials TR

Type: Exchange traded fund

Aim: Growth by tracking the MSCI AC Asia ex Japan Materials TR index

Minimum investment: One share – negotiable with stockbroker

Investment split: 100% tracking the MSCI AC Asia ex Japan Materials TR

Place of registration: France

Isa link: Yes

Charges: Annual 0.65%

Commission: None



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