Alerian MLP ETF marks tenth anniversary

Aug 26th, 2020 | By
Alerian MLP ETF

The Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP US), the largest infrastructure ETF globally, has reached its ten-year anniversary on the NYSE.

USO oil ETP faces SEC enforcement action

Aug 20th, 2020 | By
21Shares removes XRP from two crypto ETPs over SEC lawsuit

The United States Oil Fund (USO US), the largest ETP globally to track changes in oil prices, is facing a regulatory reckoning after the SEC recommended that the fund and its management face enforcement action.

VanEck’s gold miners ETF hits rich vein as assets surpass $725m

Aug 19th, 2020 | By
VanEck’s gold miners ETF hits rich vein as assets surge to $700m

VanEck’s European domiciled gold miners ETF – the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners UCITS ETF – has benefited from the increased demand for gold in recent months with assets swelling to more than $725 million.

Dollar malaise supports commodities in July

Aug 12th, 2020 | By

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

The S&P GSCI rose 3.8% in July 2020, taking its YTD performance to -33.9%. Weakness in the US dollar against a range of currencies supported commodities.

VanEck reasserts bull case for gold ETFs; sees bullion at $3000/ozt and beyond

Aug 11th, 2020 | By
VanEck reasserts bull case for gold ETFs; sees bullion at $3000ozt

VanEck remains bullish on gold ETFs, seeing $3000/ozt as a reasonable price target for the metal in the current bull market run.

Invesco once again trims fee on physical gold ETC

Aug 10th, 2020 | By
BlackRock slashes fees on US mid- and small-cap style ETFs

Invesco has reduced the expense ratio on its $13.8 billion Invesco Physical Gold ETC (SGLD LN) from 0.19% to 0.15% – the third time the issuer has lowered the ETC’s fee in the past two years.

iShares Physical Gold ETC surpasses $15bn AUM as gold price tops $2,000/oz

Aug 5th, 2020 | By
Gold still shines bright

The iShares Physical Gold ETC (IGLN LN) has surpassed $15 billion in assets under management – the first European-domiciled gold ETP to reach the milestone – just as the gold price set its own record by topping $2,000/oz.

WisdomTree upgrades index underlying $1.6bn WTI crude oil ETC

Aug 4th, 2020 | By
Alexis Marinof, Head of WisdomTree Europe

WisdomTree has upgraded the index underlying its WisdomTree WTI Crude Oil ETC (CRUD LN), diversifying exposure across three WTI oil contracts instead of only one. The move aims to make the product more resilient to future oil market disruption.

KFA launches carbon credit ETF

Jul 31st, 2020 | By
KFA Funds launches first US-listed carbon emission allowances ETF

Krane Funds Advisors has announced the launch of the KFA Global Carbon ETF (KRBN US) on NYSE Arca. Sub-advised by environmental finance boutique Climate Finance Partners, the fund provides exposure to cap-and-trade carbon emission allowances by taking long positions in carbon credit futures.

Gold ETFs prosper as price flirts with $2,000/oz mark

Jul 30th, 2020 | By
Gold and recessions: What to know this time around

ETFs providing exposure to gold are prospering from strong returns and record inflows as investor nerves spur allocation increases, pushing the price of the metal to record highs. The SPDR Gold Shares (GLD US) has led the pack, growing to more to $77.9bn in assets under management.