Short & Leveraged ETFs
Introduction to Short & Leveraged ETFs
Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) aim to track a sector, market or index. In general they trade like shares in that they are bought and sold on recognised investment exchanges; however unlike individual shares they offer wider exposure to a particular asset class or index. Short and Leveraged ETFs use complex financial techniques to increase the potential return of their investment.
Short ETFs aim to deliver inverse performance to an underlying index through the use of derivatives and short selling techniques. Leveraged ETFs amplify gains and losses relative to the underlying index.
Short and Leveraged ETFs are high-risk investments and are not suitable for all investors. Investors who wish to buy these products will have to complete an appropriateness test to confirm their suitability.
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ETFS 3x Daily Long WTI Crude Oil (3CRL)
ETFS 3x Daily Long WTI Crude Oil (3CRL) is designed to enable investors to gain a three times 'leveraged' exposure to a total return investment in WTI Crude Oil futures contracts by tracking the Bloomberg WTI Crude Oil Subindex (the "Index") and providing a collateral yield. A daily leveraged exposure means that the product is designed to reflect 300% of the daily percentage change in the Index level.
ETFS 3x Daily Short WTI Crude Oil (3CRS)
ETFS 3x Daily Short WTI Crude Oil (3CRS) is designed to enable investors to gain a three times 'short' exposure to a total return investment in WTI crude oil futures contracts by tracking the Bloomberg WTI Crude Oil Subindex (the "Index") and providing a collateral yield. A daily short exposure means that the product is designed to reflect minus three times the daily percentage change in the Index level.
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ETFS 3x Daily Long FTSE 100 (UK3L)
ETFS 3x Daily Long FTSE 100 (UK3L) is designed to enable investors to gain a three times daily leveraged 'long' exposure to FTSE 100 Net of Tax (FTSE 100) by tracking the FTSE 100 Daily Super Leveraged RT TR Index (the "Index"). A three times daily leveraged long exposure means that the product is designed to reflect three times the daily percentage change in the FTSE 100 (the "benchmark").
ETFS 3x Daily Short FTSE 100 (UK3S)
ETFS 3x Daily Short FTSE 100 (UK3S) is designed to enable investors to gain a three times daily leveraged 'short' exposure to FTSE 100 Total Return Index (FTSE 100) by tracking the FTSE 100 Daily Ultra Short Strategy RT Gross TR Index (the "Index"). A three times daily leveraged short exposure means that the product is designed to reflect minus three times the daily percentage change in the FTSE 100 (the "benchmark").
|Name||6 Months (%)||1 Year (%)||3 Years (%)||5 Years (%)||Currency||Sector|
|Boost US Treasuries 10Y 3X Short Daily ETP GBP||1.54||3.62||-||-||GBX||Fixed Int - Other||Buy|
|DB Mean Reversion||24.05||-11.69||-51.62||-53.26||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|DB Physical Gold GBP Hedged||6.61||14.50||-7.62||-26.81||GBX||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|DB WTI Crude Oil Booster||23.95||-13.50||-67.78||-65.34||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|DB X-Trackers S&P/ASX 200 UCITS ETF (DR) 1D GBP||30.15||40.04||20.31||44.41||GBX||Equity - Australia||Buy|
|DB X-Trackers Stoxx Europe 600 Banks Short Daily UCITS ETF 1C GBP||-3.11||35.55||-10.19||-30.28||GBP||Equity - Financial||Buy|
|DB X-Trackers EURO Stoxx 50 Short Daily UCITS ETF 1C GBP||-3.02||12.44||-28.60||-56.00||GBX||Equity - Europe ex UK||Buy|
|DB X-Trackers FTSE 100 Short Daily UCITS ETF GBP||-15.49||-18.02||-21.33||-45.39||GBP||Equity - UK||Buy|
|DB X-Trackers II Iboxx Global Inflation-Linked UCITS ETF 2C USD||9.76||10.52||21.31||-||USD||Fixed Int - Global||Buy|
|DB X-Trackers II Australia SSA Bonds UCITS ETF 1C GBP||15.96||34.30||-||-||GBX||Fixed Int - Other Single Currency||Buy|
|DB X-Trackers MSCI Nordic Index UCITS ETF (DR) 1D GBP||14.43||20.46||-||-||GBX||Equity - Europe Single Country||Buy|
|DB X-Trackers S&P 500 Inverse Daily UCITS ETF GBP||-8.12||0.63||-21.79||-48.50||GBX||Equity - USA||Buy|
|DB X-Trackers ShortDAX Daily UCITS ETF 1C GBP||-7.48||4.11||-32.31||-60.84||GBX||Equity - Europe Single Country||Buy|
|ETFS 1x Daily Short Aluminium USD||-5.85||-5.91||18.97||50.11||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|ETFS 1x Daily Short Brent Crude USD||-28.48||-14.64||90.58||-||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|ETFS 1x Daily Short Cocoa USD||-6.16||-3.28||-29.22||-26.06||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|ETFS 1x Daily Short Coffee USD||-18.39||-15.63||-29.52||58.97||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|ETFS 1x Daily Short Copper USD||-2.18||5.05||39.41||48.74||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|ETFS 1x Daily Short Corn USD||8.09||14.60||50.94||48.82||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|ETFS 1x Daily Short Cotton USD||-18.08||-11.26||-0.82||-3.52||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
The price and value of investments and their income fluctuates: you may get back less than the amount you invested. The tax treatment of investments is subject to tax law and HMRC practice which are subject to change.
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Short and leveraged ETF's are complex financial instruments that carry significant risks. They are generally designed for day traders and not suitable for investors who plan to hold them for more than one trading session. They are only suitable for experienced short-term investors who fully understand and accept these risks. These types of ETF can exaggerate market movements and can be extremely volatile. There is a risk that you could lose all or some of your money. Before investing in these instruments you should read the individual prospectus carefully.