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Introducing the Balanced Asset 5 Index™ from CIBC Capital Markets,
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a leading North American financial institution at the forefront of index construction.
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By leveraging a classic 60/40 approach to portfolio allocation in combination with rebalancing and volatility control features,
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the Balanced Asset 5 Index™ seeks to provide excess returns across market conditions through a tactical combination of equity and fixed income ETFs developed by Blackrock.
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Strategic, balanced exposure
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Through the 60% equity ETF exposure, the Index targets consistent returns over time and across market conditions, while the 40% fixed income ETF allocation seeks to moderate the overall risk of the portfolio. Each month, the Index is rebalanced back to 60/40 weights.
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Innovative construction features
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Index volatility is managed at 5% using custom volatility control strategies,
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which shift a percentage of assets into cash as required, capping leverage at 150%.
The end result?
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Whether the market is high or low, investors get transparent, balanced, diversified exposure
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without losing the opportunity to take advantage of market movements with daily liquidity.
The Balanced Asset 5 Index™.
A distinct mix of assets and construction features designed to generate excess returns while effectively managing risk.
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