10 biggest commodity ETPs

October 9, 2014 04:52 AM

ETF Securities released its quarterly report, "Trends in the Global Commodity Exchange Traded Products Market," this July, which showed a second consecutive quarterly increase in assets under management for commodity ETPs.

Here are the top 10 commodity exchange traded products by assets under management. 

10. ETFS Zinc

$32,000,000

ETFS Zinc is an open-ended Exchange Traded Commodity, incorporated in Jersey and UCITS eligible. It is designed to track the Bloomberg Zinc Total Return (previously DJ-UBS) Index, allowing investors to invest in the commodity market. Counterparty credit risk is minimised as it is 100% collateralised with eligible securities (Source: Bloomberg).

 
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9. db Industrial Metals Booster Euro-Hedged ETC

$36,000,000

db Industrial Metals Booster Euro Hedged ETC is an Exchange Traded Commodity (ETC). The db ETC are transparent securities that trade on major European exchanges and enable investors to gain exposure to commodity futures without trading the underlying futures or taking physical delivery. This product offers exposure to the db Industrial Metals Booster EUR Index less fees (Source: Bloomberg).

 
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 8. ETFS Longer Dated Industrial Metals

$37,000,000

ETFS Longer Dated Industrial Metals is an open-ended Exchange Traded Commodity, incorporated in Jersey and UCITS eligible. It is designed to track the Bloomberg Industrial Metals Subindex 3 Month Forward Total Return (previously DJ-UBS), allowing investors to invest in the commodity market. Counterparty credit risk is minimised as it is 100% collateralised with eligible securities. Source: Bloomberg

 
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7. ETFS Daily Short Copper

$53,000,000

ETFS Daily Short Copper is an Exchange Traded Commodity (ETC) which is UCITS eligible. It will provide a total return equal to minus one times (-1x) the daily change in the Bloomberg Copper Subindex (previously DJ-UBS) plus a collateral yield. Investors can gain from a fall in the underlying index. Source: Bloomberg
 
 
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6. iPath Dow Jones-UBS Copper Subindex Total Return ETN

$77,000,000

iPath Bloomberg Copper Subindex Total Return ETN is an exchange-traded note issued in the USA. The Note will provide investors with a cash payment at the scheduled maturity or early redemption based on the performance of the underlying index, the Bloomberg Copper Total Return Sub-Index. Source: Bloomberg

 
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5. ETFS Aluminum

$108,000,000

ETFS Aluminium is an open-ended Exchange Traded Commodity, incorporated in Jersey and UCITS eligible. It is designed to track the Bloomberg Aluminum Subindex Total Return (previously DJ-UBS), allowing investors to invest in the commodity market. Counterparty credit risk is minimised as it is 100% collateralised with eligible securities. Source: Bloomberg

 
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4. ETFS Nickel

$145,000,000

ETFS Nickel is an open-ended Exchange Traded Commodity, incorporated in Jersey and UCITS eligible. It is designed to track the Bloomberg Nickel Subindex Total Return (previously DJ-UBS), allowing investors to invest in the commodity market. Counterparty credit risk is minimised as it is 100% collateralised with eligible securities. Source: Bloomberg

 
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3. ETFS Industrial Metals DJ-UBSCISM

$234,000,000

ETFS Industrial Metals DJ-UBSCISM (AIGI) is designed to enable investors to gain an exposure to a total return investment in a basket of commodity futures contracts by tracking the Dow Jones-UBS Industrial Metals SubindexSM and providing a collateral yield (Source: ETF Securities).

ETFS Industrial Metals is an open-ended Exchange Traded Commodity, incorporated in Jersey and UCITS eligible. It is designed to track the Bloomberg Industrial Metals Total Return (previously DJ-UBS) Index, allowing investors to invest in the commodity market. Counterparty credit risk is minimised as it is 100% collateralised with eligible securities (Source: Bloomberg).

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2. ETFS Copper

$305,000,000

ETFS Copper is an open-ended Exchange Traded Commodity, incorporated in Jersey and UCITS eligible. It is designed to track the Bloomberg Copper Subindex Total Return (previously DJ-UBS), allowing investors to invest in the commodity market. Counterparty credit risk is minimised as it is 100% collateralised with eligible securities. Source: Bloomberg

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1. PowerShares DB Base Metals Fund

$316,000,000

The PowerShares DB Base Metals Fund seeks to track changes, whether positive or negative, in the level of the DBIQ Optimum Yield Industrial Metals Index Excess Return™ plus the interest income from the Fund's holdings of U.S. Treasury securities less the Fund's expenses. The Fund is designed for investors who want a cost-effective and convenient way to invest in commodity futures. Source: Invesco

 
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