Janus Capital Unveils 4 Thematic ETFs

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Janus Capital Group, Inc. (JNS) disclosed the launch of four thematic ETFs allowing investors to target companies that may gain from global demographic and consumer shifts. According to the company, these themes included longterm care for the elderly, an increased focus on health and fitness, the treatment and care for obesity and an increased demand for organic products.

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Janus Capital, SVP and Head of ETF, Nick Cherney, commented, "Changes in demographics and lifestyle are altering the investment landscape. These thematic Exchange Traded Funds are designed to capitalize on those shifts to give advisors new tools that can help clients achieve better financial outcomes."

The investment firm indicated the ETFs are overseen by the Janus Exchange Traded Products Team and are not actively managed products.

The four funds are: Long-Term Care ETF, The Health and Fitness ETF; The Organics ETF and The Obesity ETF.

The stock traded 1.52 percent down on Thursday.

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