‘ Commodities ’

ProShares’ short and leveraged oil ETFs to adopt new index

Sep 10th, 2020 | By
ProShares upgrades index behind controversial leveraged oil ETPs

ProShares has announced that its two leveraged oil ETFs will adopt a new underlying index in a bid to make the products more resilient to future disruption in crude oil markets.


Sharp reversal sends US tech ETFs into correction territory

Sep 9th, 2020 | By
Simplify launches options-enhanced Nasdaq 100 ETFs

ETFs providing exposure to US technology stocks have sunk more than 10% in recent days, officially entering correction territory.


August ETF flows: Once more unto the breach

Sep 4th, 2020 | By
Matthew J Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research

By Matthew J. Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research, State Street Global Advisors.


Fed’s policy shift puts a shine on metals

Sep 3rd, 2020 | By
Federal Reserve to sell ETFs bought during pandemic

By Mobeen Tahir, Associate Director, Research, WisdomTree Europe.

The US Federal Reserve has made a profound shift to target average inflation following the recently concluded Jackson Hole Economic Symposium. This new approach from the Fed is likely to serve as a strong catalyst for metals – both precious and industrial.


Gold still shines bright

Aug 26th, 2020 | By
Gold still shines bright

By Nicholas Johnson, PIMCO Portfolio Manager, Commodities.

Gold prices hit new highs earlier this month, propelled by record low interest rates in many regions, inflation worries, and mounting government debt. Yet PIMCO’s valuation model indicates gold remains attractively valued, even at these levels.


USO oil ETP faces SEC enforcement action

Aug 20th, 2020 | By
SEC postpones ruling on VanEck bitcoin ETF until at least June

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.


Alerian’s midstream energy ETF offers powerful income opportunity

Aug 20th, 2020 | By
Stacey Morris Alerian

North American midstream energy companies offer a compelling investment proposition characterized by high yields, attractive valuations, and the potential for portfolio diversification.


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.


Cyclical ETFs power up as market rally broadens

Aug 17th, 2020 | By
Cyclical ETFs power up

After months of lagging the broader market, ETFs providing exposure to cyclical sectors are outperforming in the latest stage of the equity rally.


Fixed income drove ETP buying in July

Aug 14th, 2020 | By
BlackRock targets international small-caps with new ‘focused value’ factor ETF

Exchange-traded products recorded $69.5 billion net inflows in July, driven by strong demand for fixed income exposures, according to BlackRock’s latest Global ETP Flows report.