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ETN Embraces Volatility

New products track volatility index.

The Barclays ETN+VEQTOR ETN (VQT) debuted. The new ETN will follow the S&P 500 Dynamic VEQTOR Total Return Index, which divides its notional investments across areas that include equity, volatility and cash.

The equity component is represented by the S&P 500 Total Return Index while the volatility component is represented by the S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures Index.

VQT is an unsecured debt obligation of Barclays Bank and it charges annual expenses of 0.95 percent.

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