For investors seeking an investment that emphasizes emerging markets quality and low volatility.
The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Northern Trust Emerging Markets Quality Low Volatility Index SM (the “Underlying Index”).
The Northern Trust Emerging Markets Quality Low Volatility Index (Underlying Index) is designed to reflect the performance of a selection of companies that, in aggregate, possess lower overall absolute volatility characteristics relative to the Northern Trust Global Index. The Underlying Index looks to select companies from the Parent Index that are domiciled in an emerging market countries, designated as Large/Mid cap companies as defined by the Parent Index and exhibit financial strength and stability (i.e., quality) characteristics. The Underlying Index seeks to enhance risk-return characteristics and have lower volatility to the broader emerging market.