‘ ETNs and ETCs ’

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.



S&P DJI: Energy sector records worst start in 19 years

Jul 11th, 2017 | By
S&P DJI: Energy sector records worst start in 19 years

By Jodie Gunzberg, head of commodities indices at S&P Dow Jones Indices.

Commodities just had their worst start in seven years.  The S&P GSCI Total Return Index lost 10.2% year-to-date (YTD) ending 30 June 2017, logging its worst first half performance since the first six months of 2010 when it lost 11.2%.



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.



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. 



Inverse sterling ETFs in demand following UK election result

Jun 14th, 2017 | By
Edith Southammakosane, multi-asset strategist at ETF Securities

Investors reacted to the UK election on 9 June 2017 by increasing their exposure to short GBP ETPs, according to ETF Securities’ weekly ETF/ETP flows analysis.



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.



OPEC and oil prices: Looking ahead to the May meeting

May 19th, 2017 | By
Greg Sharenow, real assets portfolio manager at PIMCO.

By Greg Sharenow, real assets portfolio manager at PIMCO.

For all the attention paid to changes in US shale output, OPEC is capable of swinging oil balances more in a single month than US shale can in a year. As a result, any oil outlook must make some material assumptions about OPEC’s intentions at the upcoming meetings later this month and in November.



BNP Paribas launches six industrial metals ETCs on Xetra

May 19th, 2017 | By
BNP Paribas launches six industrial metals ETCs

BNP Paribas has unveiled six new exchange-traded commodities on Deutsche Börse’s Xetra and Frankfurt exchanges, tracking the performance of futures contracts in various industrial metals including aluminium, lead, copper, nickel, zinc and tin.



OPEC’s choices: double down or do nothing

May 12th, 2017 | By
Nitesh Shah, Commodity Strategist at ETF Securities

By Nitesh Shah, commodity strategist at ETF Securities.

OPEC’s current strategy is not working. Oil prices have given back nearly all their gains since the cartel agreed to cut production in November 2016. We believe the credible options for their next move, to be discussed at their May 25th meeting, will be to either to cut deeper or let the deal collapse. The latter option seems the most likely outcome.



BNP Paribas launches eight metals and energy sector ETCs on Xetra

May 12th, 2017 | By
BNP Paribas launches eleven ETFs on Borsa Italiana

BNP Paribas has launched eight new ETCs, tracking the performance of futures contracts from the metals and energy sectors, on Deutsche Börse’s Xetra and Frankfurt exchanges. Through these ETCs, investors may gain exposure to gasoline (petrol), precious and industrial metals, energy, natural gas, gas oil, heating oil and WTI oil.