‘ Commodities ’

First Trust unveils multi-asset addition to Dorsey Wright ETF suite

May 21st, 2018 | By
Dorsey Wright determines ‘relative strength’ by comparing the price performance, or momentum, between asset classes.

First Trust Advisors has launched the First Trust Dorsey Wright DALI 1 ETF (DALI US) on Nasdaq Exchange. The fund dynamically adjusts its exposure across four broad asset classes based on price momentum signals analysed by relative strength specialist Nasdaq Dorsey Wright.



Gold ETFs enjoy strongest inflows for over a year

May 9th, 2018 | By
Gold ETFs increased AUM 3% ($3.1bn) in April.

Global gold-backed ETFs/ETPs (hereafter ETFs) enjoyed their strongest month of net inflows during April since early 2017, according to data from the World Gold Council. Despite a 1% drop in the gold price over the month, flows into gold ETFs remained steady throughout April leading to an increase in assets under management of 3% ($3.1bn).



Navigating rising US inflation with ETFs

May 8th, 2018 | By
US inflation could be approaching soon.

The Lyxor ETF research team has looked into the potential effects rising inflation could have on US ETF allocations for investors—specifically regarding exposures to inflation-protected bonds, commodities and energy stocks. ETF investors are well provided for when it comes to positioning portfolios accordingly.



VanEck cross-lists global mining ETF on Xetra

May 3rd, 2018 | By
New VanEck Vectors ETF cross-list onto the Xetra and Börse Frankfurt

VanEck Vectors’ recently launched global mining ETF has been cross-listed onto Deutsche Börse’s Xetra and Börse Frankfurt. The VanEck Vectors Global Mining UCITS ETF (WMIN GY) provides investors with access to equities, ADRs and GDRs of metal and mining companies worldwide.



Societe Generale launches 74 inverse and leveraged ETPs on LSE

May 3rd, 2018 | By
Lyxor confirms launch of physically-replicated ETFs

Societe Generale has launched a series of 74 inverse and leveraged ETPs on London Stock Exchange. The product suite provides investors with leveraged daily long and short exposures to commodities, currency pairs and mainstream equity indices.



ETF Securities Australia reaches $1 billion AUM

May 2nd, 2018 | By
Kris Walesby, CEO of ETF Securities Australia.

ETF Securities Australia has reached $1 billion in assets under management, driven, the firm says, by investors seeking easy, transparent and low-cost access to a range of asset classes. Kris Walesby, CEO of ETF Securities Australia, commented, “It is significant that each year Australian investors become more confident and comfortable using ETFs to build their portfolios in a simple and low-cost way.”



Aberdeen Standard acquires ETF Securities’ US operations

Apr 30th, 2018 | By
Aberdeen Standard acquires ETF Securities’ US operations

Aberdeen Standard Investments has acquired the US operations of ETF Securities. The deal sees Aberdeen Standard take charge of a $2.8bn suite of commodity ETPs while also providing the firm with the platform and expertise to launch their own strategies within the ETF wrapper. Chris Demetriou, CEO-Americas at Aberdeen Standard Investments, said, “The expansion of our capabilities into the ETF space shows our commitment to providing the largest range of solutions to our clients in the US.”



Four reasons underperforming gold equities may be about to turn

Apr 26th, 2018 | By
VanEck: Gold reacts to dwindling reflation trade

By Joe Foster, portfolio manager and strategist, VanEck.

Lack of investor interest and misguided cost concerns have been fuelling underperformance in gold equity for some time but perhaps the market is now reaching a turning point.



VanEck launches global mining ETF on LSE

Apr 26th, 2018 | By
VanEck global mining ETF

VanEck Europe has launched the VanEck Vectors Global Mining UCITS ETF (GDIG LN) on the London Stock Exchange, providing access to firms around the world which are operating in the mining industry. The new offering complements the firm’s existing portfolio of ETFs which includes funds tracking the global gold mining sector.



Three new iShares ETFs cross-listed on Xetra

Apr 25th, 2018 | By
BlackRock has cross-listed three of its iShares ETFs on Xetra

BlackRock has cross-listed three iShares ETFs onto Xetra. The new listings, which are not related, are traded in euros and offer access to global small-cap equities, companies operating in the automation and robotics industry, and a broadly diversified portfolio of commodity futures contracts.