‘ Gold and Precious Metals ’

BlackRock cross-lists physical gold ETC on Xetra

Jul 19th, 2021 | By
BlackRock cross-lists $13.5bn physical gold ETC on Xetra

BlackRock has cross-listed the $13.5bn iShares Physical Gold ETC (PPFB GY) on Xetra.


AuAg Funds launches Europe’s first ESG-focused gold mining ETF

Jul 16th, 2021 | By

Sweden-based AuAg Funds, an investment boutique focused on precious metals and clean energy, has launched Europe’s first ESG-screened gold mining ETF.


WisdomTree launches commodities ex-agriculture ETF with enhanced rolling

Jul 14th, 2021 | By
Nitesh Shah Director Research 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
BlackRock unveils low-cost ‘micro’ gold ETP in the US

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.


Shipping ETF finds favourable winds

Jun 11th, 2021 | By
Dry Bulk Shipping ETF

A niche ETF providing exposure to dry bulk shipping futures has had the wind firmly in its sails this year, notching up an unbeaten return of 192% as of the end of May, according to data from global ETF analytics platform Trackinsight.


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.