‘ Currency-hedged ’

The pace of economic recovery outside the US

Aug 24th, 2020 | By
Sal Bruno, Chief Investment Officer at IndexIQ.

By Salvatore J. Bruno, Chief Investment Officer, IndexIQ.

The coronavirus has impacted different countries with differing severity at different times, so it stands to reason the economic recovery will move forward in different ways as well.


UBS introduces USD-hedging for eurozone SRI corporate bond ETF

Aug 17th, 2020 | By
UBS introduces USD-hedging for eurozone SRI corporate bond ETF

UBS has introduced a new currency-hedged share class for its ETF tracking euro area corporate bonds issued by firms with strong environmental, social, and governance (ESG) characteristics.


Invesco launches GBP-hedged version of $11.8bn physical gold ETC

Jul 13th, 2020 | By
Chris Mellor, Head of EMEA ETF Commodity Product Management at Invesco

Invesco has launched a sterling-hedged version of its blockbuster physical gold ETC. Chris Mellor, Head of ETF Equity and Commodity Product Management at Invesco, said, “Many investors this year have told us they want exposure to the gold price but not the currency risk attached to a US dollar asset. We are now able to offer these investors currency-hedged versions of the Invesco Physical Gold ETC, our largest exchange-traded product in Europe.”


BlackRock Japan launches yen-hedged S&P 500 ETF

Jun 23rd, 2020 | By
BlackRock Japan launches yen-hedged S&P 500 ETF on Tokyo Stock Exchange

BlackRock Japan has launched a new ETF on the Tokyo Stock Exchange providing exposure to the S&P 500 Index while hedging currency exposure between the yen and the US dollar. The iShares S&P 500 JPY Hedged ETF (2563 JP) comes with an expense ratio of just 0.08%.


Nikko launches yen-hedged Dow Jones ETF in Japan

Mar 25th, 2020 | By
Nikko launches yen-hedged DJIA ETF in Japan

Tokyo-headquartered Nikko Asset Management has launched a new ETF in Japan providing currency-hedged exposure to the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The Nikko Listed Index Fund US Equity Dow Average Currency Hedge (2562 JP) has listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange and comes with an expense ratio of 0.33%.


Tabula introduces USD-hedged share class for credit volatility premium ETF

Jan 20th, 2020 | By
MJ Lytle, Chief Executive, Tabula Investment Management

Tabula Investment Management has introduced a US dollar hedged share class for the Tabula JP Morgan Global Credit Volatility Premium Index UCITS ETF. Michael John Lytle, CEO of Tabula Investment Management, commented, “Investors have responded well to our first global credit volatility ETF, and we are pleased to add to our offering with a US dollar-hedged share class of the fund.”


IndexIQ 2020 macro outlook: Three actionable ideas for the year ahead

Jan 18th, 2020 | By
Sal Bruno, Chief Investment Officer at IndexIQ.

By Salvatore J. Bruno, Chief Investment Officer, IndexIQ.

After what had been a tumultuous 2019, the end of the year is bringing significant progress on a number of fronts that have had investors on edge for months.


Lyxor introduces EUR-hedging for MSCI World ETF on Borsa Italiana

Jan 9th, 2020 | By
BlackRock launches Europe’s first euro emerging markets bond ETF

Lyxor has rolled out a euro-hedged share for its Lyxor MSCI World UCITS ETF on Borsa Italiana. The fund is linked to the well-known MSCI World Index which covers large- and mid-cap representation across 23 developed market countries including the US. The new share class (WLDH IM) hedges foreign currency risk relative to the euro on a monthly basis and comes with an expense ratio of 0.30%.


WisdomTree introduces CHF-hedging for roll-enhanced commodity ETF

Dec 16th, 2019 | By
WisdomTree introduces CHF-hedging for roll-enhanced commodity ETF

WisdomTree has introduced a new currency-hedged share class for the WisdomTree Enhanced Commodity UCITS ETF on SIX Swiss Exchange. The share class, which trades under the ticker COMS SW, mitigates currency risk between the underlying US dollar-denominated commodity futures contracts and the Swiss franc.


Positioning for a rebound in developed international equities

Dec 11th, 2019 | By
Brian Manby, Investment Strategy Analyst at WisdomTree.

By Brian Manby, Investment Strategy Analyst at WisdomTree.

Over the past few years, many investors have avoided developed international equity markets. Anemic growth, disappointing economic data and geopolitical uncertainty blunted sentiment for most of the decade. Add Brexit, trade tensions with the US and an investable universe that’s structurally underweight the best-performing sector of most benchmarks (technology), and you see why some investors have been skeptical.