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IShares Rolls Out Actively Managed, Short-Duration ETF

Van Eck converts a Latin America bond ETF into an emerging-markets bond fund, UBS launches an ETN seeking to deliver twice the return of a basket of closed-end funds, and First Trust drafts an "industrial renaissance" ETF.

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On Friday, Dec. 13, iShares rolled out another exchange-traded fund in its short-duration product suite, unveiling an actively managed ETF that holds short-term bonds and money market instruments and targets an effective duration of less than six months.

IShares Liquidity Income ETF ICSH is the latest addition to the battery of short-duration ETFs. ICSH is managed by  BlackRock's (BLK) cash management team, which employs fundamental research and analysis of issuers' creditworthiness and valuation to select securities.

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