Commodities

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
S&P Dow Jones Indices announces S&P GSCI composition for 2018

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. 



UBS launches broad commodity ETFs on Deutsche Börse

Jun 13th, 2017 | By
ETF Securities rolls out new Bloomberg commodity ETFs

UBS has unveiled two new commodity index ETFs on Deutsche Börse’s Xetra exchange. The ETFs enable investors to participate in the performance of a diversified commodity basket while one of the funds hedges currency risk between the US dollar and the euro. 



Lyxor cross-lists commodity and inflation expectations ETFs on SIX

Jun 6th, 2017 | By
Deutsche cross-lists six US sector ETFs to SIX

Lyxor has cross-listed a commodity ex-agriculture ETF as well as two inflation expectation ETFs on the SIX Swiss Exchange.



Source commodity ex-agriculture ETF launched on Xetra

May 31st, 2017 | By
Horizons switches 12 commodity ETFs to Solactive indices

ETF provider Source has launched a new commodity ETF on Deutsche Börse’s Xetra platform.



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.