Commodities

ETF Securities rolls out new Bloomberg commodity ETFs

Jul 11th, 2017 | By
ETF Securities rolls out new Bloomberg commodity ETFs

London-based ETF Securities has listed two new broad commodity ETFs on the London Stock Exchange, tracking two indices from the Bloomberg Commodity Index family. The ETFS All Commodities GO UCITS ETF tracks a broad index of front month commodity futures while the ETFS Longer Dated All Commodities Ex-Agriculture and Livestock GO UCITS ETF tracks an index of longer-dated commodity futures on energy and metals.



UBS launches Bloomberg commodity ex-agriculture ETF on Xetra

Jul 11th, 2017 | By
Three new iShares equity and bond ETFs launched on Xetra

UBS has launched the UBS CMCI Ex-Agriculture SF UCITS hedged to EUR ETF (UIQ1) on Deutsche Börse’s Xetra and Frankfurt exchanges, offering currency hedged exposure to a broad basket of commodity futures contracts, excluding those tracking soft (agricultural) commodities.



UBS launches currency-hedged Bloomberg commodity ETF on SIX

Jul 7th, 2017 | By
UBS launches currency-hedged Bloomberg commodity ETF on SIX

UBS has launched the UBS Bloomberg Commodity CMCI SF (hd to CHF) ETF on the SIX Swiss Exchange, providing currency-hedged exposure to a broad basket of commodity futures.



WisdomTree comments on oil outlook following OPEC meeting

Jul 6th, 2017 | By
WisdomTree comments on oil outlook following OPEC meeting

By Nizam Hamid, ETF Strategist at WisdomTree in Europe.

The recent OPEC meeting revealed no new news with respect to production cuts or the ability of OPEC to stabilise the oil price. Whilst there was a commitment for a longer period of production adjustments for a further nine months with effect from 1 July 2017 the meeting concluded with a lack of discussion of deeper cuts.



US Global Investors launches precious metal miners ETF

Jul 4th, 2017 | By
US Global Investors launches precious metal miners ETF

Texas-based investment adviser US Global Investors has launched the US Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners ETF (NYSE Arca: GOAU), tracking the performance of companies engaged in the production of precious metals either actively (through mining or production) or passively (through owning royalties and production streams).



ETF Securities: Gold ETPs see outflows as ECB and BOE turn hawkish

Jul 3rd, 2017 | By
ETF Securities: Gold ETPs see outflows as ECB and BOE turn hawkish

Gold ETPs saw their largest weekly outflows in over six months during the week beginning 26 June in response to hawkish comments from the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of England (BOE), as well as the release of higher than expected inflation data in Germany, according to the weekly flows analysis from ETF Securities.



VanEck: Gold reacts to dwindling reflation trade

Jun 27th, 2017 | By
VanEck: Gold reacts to dwindling reflation trade

By Joe Foster, portfolio manager for the gold and precious metals strategy at VanEck.

The gold price changed very little in May, recovering towards the end of the month after early weakness brought on by the French presidential election and the FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) meeting. From the first round of the French elections on 23 April to the final round on 7 May, markets became increasingly convinced that the pro-EU candidate Emmanuel Macron would win the election. This pressured gold as the risk of a Marine Le Pen-led Eurozone break-up lessened.



Palladium tops ETF best performers in June

Jun 27th, 2017 | By
Boost launches Europe’s first short and leveraged palladium ETCs

Palladium-tracking ETFs, such as the ETFS Physical Palladium (LON: PHPD), are amongst the top performing exchange-traded funds over the past month to 26 June 2017, as the metal’s price has jumped 19% over this period. The strong month continues the run of good performance for Palladium which has risen 57% over the past year.



UBS launches Bloomberg commodity ETF on LSE

Jun 21st, 2017 | By
UBS launches Bloomberg commodity ETF on London Stock Exchange

UBS Asset Management has launched the UBS Bloomberg Commodity CMCI UCITS ETF (BCCU) on the London Stock Exchange. The fund offers exposure to the performance of a basket of commodity futures contracts, as represented by the constituent weights of the widely followed Bloomberg Commodity Index, while pursuing an advanced futures rolling methodology.



Rising rates could boost oil ETFs finds S&P DJI

Jun 14th, 2017 | By
WisdomTree cross-lists Boost inverse and leveraged oil ETPs on LSE

Analysis from S&P Dow Jones Indices ahead of the rate announcement by the Federal Reserve on 14 June assesses the historical impact of rising interest rates on various commodities.