‘ Gold and Precious Metals ’

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
USCF launches income-enhanced gold ETF

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.


Commodities burst higher in April

May 5th, 2021 | By
Jim Wiederhold, Associate Director, Commodities and Real Assets at S&P Dow Jones Indices.

By Jim Wiederhold, Associate Director, Commodities and Real Assets at S&P Dow Jones Indices.

Several commodities made new all-time highs, as the global economy reflated, consumer confidence hit pre-pandemic highs, and housing prices in the US jumped the most in 15 years.


Are we in a commodity supercycle?

Apr 21st, 2021 | By
LGIM launches multi-strategy commodities ETF

By Mobeen Tahir, Associate Director, Research at WisdomTree.

The notion of a commodity supercycle is exciting for commodity investors. The term supercycle is used for a bull run that may extend for many years.


Nornickel’s GPF introduces GBP listings of low-cost physical metal ETCs

Apr 12th, 2021 | By
Nornickel’s GPF launches GBP listings of low-cost physical metal ETCs

Nornickel’s Global Palladium Fund has introduced pound sterling share classes for its four physically backed low-cost metal ETCs on London Stock Exchange.


A quiet end to a strong quarter for commodities

Apr 5th, 2021 | By

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

Despite giving up some of its recent gains in March, the S&P GSCI rose 13.5% in Q1 2021.


WisdomTree adds new listings for low-cost “Core” gold ETC

Mar 19th, 2021 | By
Gold ETFs poised for next rally, according to Van Eck Global

WisdomTree has added new listings on LSE and Deutsche Börse for its recently launched low-cost “core” gold ETP.


Gold may shine with 2021’s inflation risks

Mar 11th, 2021 | By
Gold may shine with 2021’s inflation risks

Maxwell Gold, Head of Gold Strategy, State Street Global Advisors, examines the current inflation landscape and gold’s historical performance as a potential efficient diversifier during bouts of different forms of inflation.