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Date

TIDM

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Net Asset Value

NAV/per Share

First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX UCITS ETF

14.01.2020

FKU

IE00B8X9NZ57

830,002.00

GBP

21,993,761.59

26.498

 

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