London-based EdenTree launches short-dated ethical bond fund

EdenTree's Amity Short-Dated Bond Fund consists of sterling-denominated short duration corporate and government bonds

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TAGS: Europe Asia High yield bonds

Comment by: Anonymous. Posted 9 months ago [2017-09-06 10:09:07]

Ha ha! Excellent point below. More seriously, if a fund can buy only short dated bonds, half govvies, only single A and above corps, and only from selected industries, is it even going to make a positive return?

Comment by: Anonymous. Posted 9 months ago [2017-09-05 15:11:38]

I don't know how a gov't bond could make it through the "ethical screen." Alcohol - Yes (tax benefit); Tobacco - Yes (tax benefit); Weapons - Absolutely; Pornography - Yes (the intellectual variety among others).