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Ossiam – Ossiam ETF iStoxx Europe Minimum Variance NR

Ossiam – Ossiam ETF iStoxx Europe Minimum Variance NR

Type: Exchange traded fund

Aim: Growth by tracking  the iStoxx Europe Minimum Variance Net Return index

Minimum investment: One unit – negotiable with stockbroker

Investment split: 100% tracking the iStoxx Europe Minimum Variance Net Return index

Place of registration: Luxemburg

Charges: Annual 0.65%

Commission: None



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