‘ Leveraged and Inverse ETFs ’

Affin Hwang launches Malaysia’s first inverse & leveraged ETFs

Dec 2nd, 2019 | By
Affin Hwang launches Malaysia’s first inverse & leveraged ETFs

Kuala Lumpur-based Affin Hwang Asset Management has launched four new ETFs on Bursa Malaysia, the first inverse & leveraged products to list on the exchange.


AgioFunds, Beta Securities Poland launch inverse WIG20 ETF on GPW

Nov 27th, 2019 | By
AgioFunds, Beta Securities launch Poland’s first zloty-hedged S&P 500 ETF

AgioFunds and its listing partner Beta Securities Poland have announced the launch of the Beta ETF WIG20short on GPW. The ETF allows investors to take a short position on the WIG20 Index, the foremost gauge of the Warsaw stock market. Robert Sochacki, Board Member of Beta Securities Poland, said, “The fund tracks the WIG20short index and provides returns when WIG20 is going down…We want to deliver investment solutions that offer all participants of the capital market a good fit for their perspective on the market outlook. This is why we are launching the WIG20short ETF.”


Direxion launches triple leveraged & inverse ETFs on high beta and internet stocks

Nov 11th, 2019 | By
Direxion introduces 2x leveraged 5G Communications and Travel & Vacation ETFs

Direxion has added two pairs of funds, linked to the S&P 500 High Beta Index and Dow Jones Internet Composite, to its line-up of triple leveraged and inverse ETFs. Dave Mazza, Managing Director at Direxion, commented, “We’re very excited to offer traders leveraged exposure to these two indexes to express bullish or bearish positions.”


DWS expands ESG range with emerging markets ETF

Oct 21st, 2019 | By
Manooj Mistry, DWS Head of Index Investing

DWS has expanded its range of responsible investment ETFs with the launch of the Xtrackers ESG MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF. The fund, which has listed on LSE and Xetra, has been designed to provide exposure to emerging market companies that are considered ethical and sustainable. Manooj Mistry, DWS Head of Index Investing, said, “The expansion of our ESG Xtrackers range to cover emerging market equities will provide investors with an efficient new tool for taking exposure to this important area of the market.”


Recession or no? What do the numbers say?

Sep 24th, 2019 | By
Emles launches long/short equity ETF

By the ETF Research Team at Direxion. With an increase in chatter about the next recession lurking right around the corner, it is notable that the Manufacturing PMI slipped into contraction territory to 49.1 in August after expanding for 35 months. However, the Non-Manufacturing PMI stands at 56.4 and has now expanded for 115 months and firmly beat survey expectations. Just as commuters around the globe are reminded to mind the gap when entering and exiting trains, investors should stay attuned to the gap between Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing PMIs.


ChinaAMC launches 2x inverse Nasdaq 100 ETF in Hong Kong

Sep 6th, 2019 | By
Rob Hughes, Vice President and Head of Advisory Services for Nasdaq Global Indexes.

China Asset Management Company has launched a new exchange-traded product in Hong Kong, providing leveraged inverse exposure to the tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 Index. “The Nasdaq 100 is a powerful tool for investors to gain exposure to the world’s most innovative companies,” said Rob Hughes, Vice President and Head of Advisory Services for Nasdaq Global Indexes.


Time for a trade on financials. But which way?

Aug 30th, 2019 | By
Time for a trade on financials. But which way?

By the ETF Research Team at Direxion.

August is supposed to be the quietest month of the year – the summer doldrums. And yet, this August has proven to be anything but quiet, thanks to corporate earnings and the most highly anticipated FOMC meetings in years.


Inverse retail ETF lifted as bricks-and-mortar stores crumble

Aug 21st, 2019 | By
ProShares Online Retail ETF

The ProShares Decline of the Retail Store ETF (EMTY US) is the top-performing US-listed equity ETF over the past month (as of 20 August 2019), posting a gain of 12.0%. The fund, which provides inverse exposure to traditional bricks-and-mortar retailers in the US, has profited from ongoing problems in the sector including the effects of trade tariffs, slowing global growth, and the structural trend favouring online competitors.


Cathay launches leveraged DJIA ETF in Taiwan

Aug 6th, 2019 | By
Cathay launches leveraged DJIA ETF in Taiwan

Cathay Securities, a division of Cathay Financial Holdings, has launched a new ETF in Taiwan, providing investors with leveraged exposure to the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). The Cathay Dow Jones Industrial Average Daily Leveraged 2X ETF (00852 TT) has listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) and comes with an expense ratio of 1.03%.


Hong Kong welcomes its first 2x inverse ETP

May 28th, 2019 | By
Samsung launches Hong Kong's first REIT ETF

The Hong Kong stock exchange has welcomed its first leveraged inverse ETP, the CSOP Hang Seng Index Daily (-2x) Inverse Product (7500 HK), launched by local investment manager, CSOP Asset Management. Brian Roberts, Head of Exchange Traded Products at Hong Kong stock exchange (HKEX), commented, “The listing of the first two-time inverse product on HKEX represents significant progress in the development of Hong Kong’s leveraged and inverse products market.”