‘ Leveraged and Inverse ETFs ’

ProShares to close 13 ETFs

Aug 1st, 2017 | By
ProShares to close 13 ETFs

ProShares, a US-based provider specializing in inverse and leveraged ETFs, has announced it is closing 13 funds in its line-up. 



Fubon launches Hang Seng H-Share ETF in Taiwan

Jul 31st, 2017 | By
Fubon launches Hang Seng H-Share ETF in Taiwan

Taipei-headquartered Fubon Asset Management has launched the Fubon Hang Seng H-Share ETF (00700) on Taiwan Stock Exchange, providing access to the performance of mainland China enterprises listed in Hong Kong.



Samsung AM to close four inverse and leveraged ETPs

Jul 19th, 2017 | By
Samsung AM to close four inverse and leveraged ETPs

Hong Kong-based Samsung Asset Management has announced it is closing four of its leveraged and inverse ETPs which provide exposure to equities listed in South Korea or Japan. The last trading day for the ETPs will be 31 July 2017 and their proposed termination date will be on or around 29 September 2017.



Direxion launches triple leveraged Euro Stoxx 50 ETF

Jul 13th, 2017 | By
Sylvia Jablonski, managing director at Direxion

Direxion has launched the Direxion Daily Euro Stoxx 50 Bull 3X Shares (EUXL) which provides 300% of the daily performance of the Euro Stoxx 50 Index. Sylvia Jablonski, managing director at Direxion, said: “As political risks dissipate following the results of the French elections, the eurozone economy strengthens and prospects for earnings improve, this ETF may offer active traders exposure to a highly reputable index tracking 50 of the largest and most liquid blue-chip European stocks.”



Virtus launches enhanced short US equity ETF

Jun 28th, 2017 | By
Bear Market Short Inverse

Virtus ETF Solutions has launched the Virtus Enhanced Short US Equity ETF (NYSE: VESH), a rules-based fund providing short exposure to large- and mid-cap US equities while increasing its short exposure to sectors exhibiting weak relative strength. VESH may appeal to investors who have a bearish view of the US market or those who wish to tactically hedge the US equity exposure in their portfolios.



IG discusses merits of leveraged ETFs

Jun 27th, 2017 | By
IG picks six of the best US ETFs

By Oliver Smith, portfolio manager at IG Group.

In recent years the number of ETFs available on the London Stock Exchange has exploded, with sector, smart beta and actively managed ETFs taking their place alongside mainstream index trackers. But are they the most effective way for investors to get long and short exposure to markets? 



Societe Generale launches 9 ETCs on Borsa Italiana

May 31st, 2017 | By
Lyxor confirms launch of physically-replicated ETFs

Societe Generale has launched 9 new ETCs on Borsa Italiana’s ETFPlus. The ETCs are all listed in euros and offer a mix of direct, leveraged and currency-hedged exposure to a range of commodities.



Malaysian Securities Commission pushes ETF growth

May 30th, 2017 | By
SSgA launches SPDR Citi Asia Local Government Bond ETF

A task force on exchange traded funds (ETFs) for Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has released a set of key recommendations aimed at attracting greater investor participation and incentivising ETF issuers in the Malaysian market.



Quadruple leveraged ETFs to hit US shores

May 5th, 2017 | By
Quadruple leveraged ETFs to hit US shores

The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved a request to list quadruple-leveraged exchange-traded funds in the US.



Direxion rolls out five triple leveraged ETFs

May 4th, 2017 | By
Sylvia Jablonski, managing director at Direxion

Inverse & leveraged exchange-traded fund provider Direxion has rolled out five leveraged ETFs, providing triple long exposure to various sector plays as well as Mexico’s broad equity market performance. Sylvia Jablonski, managing director at Direxion, commented: “With the new administration in Washington comes new policies that have the potential to affect the capital markets landscape. We aim to provide traders with ways to capitalize on opportunities created by those new policies.”