Commodities

WisdomTree launches commodities ex-agriculture ETF with enhanced rolling

Jul 14th, 2021 | By
Nitesh Shah Director of Research, Europe, WisdomTree

WisdomTree has expanded its commodities product range with the launch of the WisdomTree Enhanced Commodity ex-Agriculture UCITS ETF – EUR Hedged (EXAG GY) on Xetra.


LGIM launches multi-strategy commodities ETF

Jul 12th, 2021 | By
LGIM launches multi-strategy commodities ETF

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has launched a new ETF providing diversified exposure to the commodities futures market while using various smart rolling mechanisms to target the most effective contract maturity for each underlying commodity.


BlackRock unveils low-cost ‘micro’ gold ETP in the US

Jul 9th, 2021 | By
Nornickel’s GPF makes world’s lowest-cost gold ETP even cheaper

BlackRock has launched the iShares Gold Trust Micro (IAUM US) on NYSE Arca. With an expense ratio of just 0.15%, IAUM becomes the cheapest gold ETP in the US in terms of management fees.


Positioning for inflation: commodities and gold are essential hedging instruments

Jul 7th, 2021 | By
Positioning for inflation: commodities and gold are essential hedging instruments

By WisdomTree.

Commodities and gold have historically been an excellent hedge for inflation.


GPF lists world’s first physical copper and nickel ETCs

Jun 17th, 2021 | By
GPF lists world’s first physical copper and nickel ETCs

The Global Palladium Fund has launched the world’s first physically-backed copper and nickel ETCs.


High levels of dispersion across the commodities complex in May

Jun 4th, 2021 | By

By Fiona Boal, Head of Commodities and Real Assets, S&P Dow Jones Indices.

While the S&P GSCI’s upward momentum attenuated, high dispersion in the performance of single commodities continued, albeit with reversals among the leaders and laggards.


Investors rush back to gold ETFs amid inflation data surprise

May 19th, 2021 | By
Investors rush back to gold ETFs after inflation data surprise

After outflows in recent months, gold ETFs are enjoying a surge in demand as investors seek to fortify their portfolios against the risks of rising inflation and a more subdued economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.


UK pension funds set to ramp up metals exposure amid commodity ‘supercycle’

May 19th, 2021 | By
Hamad Ebrahim, Head of Research at NTree International

UK-based pension funds look set to ramp up their exposure to precious and industrial metals on the belief that a commodity ‘supercycle’ is underway, according to a survey commissioned by ETF distribution specialist NTree International.


Energy prices rise in the wake of Colonial cyberattack

May 11th, 2021 | By
Aneeka Gupta, Associate Director of Research, WisdomTree.

By Aneeka Gupta, Director of Research at WisdomTree.

Colonial Pipeline Co., a supplier of gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel to the eastern US, was forced to halt operations on Friday owing to a ransomware attack that affected some of its IT systems.


Commodities burst higher in April

May 5th, 2021 | By
Jim Wiederhold, Associate Director, Commodities and Real Assets at S&P Dow Jones Indices.

By Jim Wiederhold, Associate Director, Commodities and Real Assets at S&P Dow Jones Indices.

Several commodities made new all-time highs, as the global economy reflated, consumer confidence hit pre-pandemic highs, and housing prices in the US jumped the most in 15 years.