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OK Computer: Chilean regulator approves robotics fund

OK Computer: Chilean regulator approves robotics fund

AXA's multi-cap robotics fund is among the latest additions to the list of vehicles in which Chile’s pension funds are able to invest.

Chile’s market regulator, the Comisión Clasificadora de Riesgo (CCR), added the Luxembourg-domiciled AXA World Funds - Framlington Robotech Bonds to its roster, which is updated every month.

AXA launched the fund, which mirrors a 2-year old strategy designed for the Japanese market, to play the ‘robotics revolution’ that will see the market grow by 10% a year until 2025, sister site Citywire Selector reported in January. Citywire + rated manager Jeremy Gleeson and Tom Riley run the vehicle.

The CCR revealed in its October report it had also added five other mutual funds and four ETFs, including Ucits by Chilean firm LarrainVial and Peruvian asset manager Credicorp.

Here are all the additions:

Fund name Manager
AB FCP I - Eurozone Equity Portfolio Tawhid Ali and Andrew Birse
AXA World Funds - Framlington Robotech Jeremy Gleeson and Tom Riley
AXA World Funds - Global Emerging Markets Bonds Sailesh Lad
LarrainVial Asset Management SICAV - Latin American Corporate Debt Fund Felipe Rojas
LarrainVial Asset Management SICAV - Small & Mid Cap Latin American Equity Fund Tomás Langlois
Credicorp Capital Asset Management Fund - Credicorp Capital Latin American Corporate Debt Víctor Díaz and Rodrigo Barros
First Trust Exchange-Traded AlphaDEX Fund - First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund  N/A
First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund  N/A
First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund  N/A
First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund  N/A

The CCR also dropped the Luxembourg-domiciled Deutsche Invest I - Euro Bonds (Premium) because its assets fell under $100 million.

In addition, the regulator approved investment in stocks trading on the Mexican Stock Exchange that are also part of the S&P/BMV IPC index, and in companies listed on the Colombian Stock Market also included in the COLCAP.

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