Commodities

Gold ETCs versus gold futures: the fee difference widens to a record

Nov 25th, 2020 | By
Jim Goldie, EMEA Head of Capital Markets, ETFs and Indexed Strategies at Invesco.

By Jim Goldie, EMEA Head of Capital Markets, ETFs and Indexed Strategies at Invesco.


Commodity ETFs: It pays to do the research

Nov 23rd, 2020 | By
Commodity ETFs: It pays to do the research

By Emily Doak, Managing Director of ETF Research for Charles Schwab Investment Advisory.

Just because an investment drops in value doesn’t mean it’s a bargain.


Broad commodity ETFs prepare for Covid-19 shake-up

Nov 17th, 2020 | By
Are we in another commodity supercycle?

ETFs linked to broad commodity benchmarks, such as the Bloomberg Commodity Index and S&P GSCI, are set for a shake-up as these indices conduct their first annual reviews since the Covid-19 pandemic upended many commodity markets.


Covid-19 changes the landscape of gold demand

Nov 10th, 2020 | By
George Milling-Stanley, Chief Gold Strategist at State Street Global Advisors

By George Milling-Stanley, Head of Gold Strategy, State Street Global Advisors.

At a high level, COVID-19 has had a seemingly small impact on total global gold demand, but there have been some noteworthy shifts.


Energy drags commodities lower in October

Nov 4th, 2020 | By

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

The headline S&P GSCI fell 3.6% in October.


Goldman Sachs to acquire Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF

Oct 14th, 2020 | By
The fund will become GSAM's first commodity ETF.

Goldman Sachs Asset Management has entered into an agreement to acquire the $500 million Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF (AAAU US).


Nickel’s role in electrifying cars

Oct 9th, 2020 | By
Nitesh Shah Director Research WisdomTree

By Nitesh Shah, Director of Research, WisdomTree.


A second wave sinks commodities in September

Oct 5th, 2020 | By

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

The headline S&P GSCI fell 3.6% in September on the back of growing concern regarding the prolonged economic impact of a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.


Gold and recessions: What to know this time around

Sep 16th, 2020 | By
Gold and recessions: What to know this time around

By Maxwell Gold, Head of Gold Strategy, State Street Global Advisors.

As the US enters its first recession in over a decade, gold is showing signs of continuing strength – potentially providing a valuable tool for investors to manage the ongoing uncertainty ahead.


Global gold ETF flows taper off in August

Sep 11th, 2020 | By
Gold ETF inflows return in January

Gold ETFs globally recorded their ninth consecutive month of inflows in August, albeit at their slowest pace for 2020, according to data from the World Gold Council.