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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|Name||6 Months (%)||1 Year (%)||3 Years (%)||5 Years (%)||Currency||Sector|
|Boost US Treasuries 10Y 3X Short Daily ETP GBP||-0.85||14.48||-||-||GBX||Fixed Int - Other||Buy|
|DB Physical Gold GBP Hedged||-0.56||0.90||-4.87||-27.03||GBX||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|DB WTI Crude Oil Booster||-7.84||-0.46||-70.31||-71.98||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|DB X-Trackers FTSE 100 Short Daily UCITS ETF GBP||-6.85||-18.73||-24.66||-41.35||GBP||Equity - UK||Buy|
|DB X-Trackers II Iboxx Global Inflation-Linked UCITS ETF 2C USD||-0.11||8.50||16.09||-||USD||Fixed Int - Global||Buy|
|DB X-Trackers II Australia SSA Bonds UCITS ETF 1C GBP||-7.21||13.90||21.26||-||GBX||Fixed Int - Other Single Inv Grade||Buy|
|DB X-Trackers MSCI Nordic Index UCITS ETF (DR) 1D GBP||6.51||21.11||28.41||-||GBX||Equity - Europe Single Country||Buy|
|ETFS 1x Daily Short Aluminium USD||-14.05||-17.35||-6.54||12.97||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|ETFS 1x Daily Short Brent Crude USD||0.39||-9.48||93.49||70.99||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|ETFS 1x Daily Short Cocoa USD||39.91||54.79||31.83||-8.39||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|ETFS 1x Daily Short Coffee USD||28.55||-5.98||48.17||16.82||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|ETFS 1x Daily Short Copper USD||-18.13||-17.16||3.71||18.07||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|ETFS 1x Daily Short Corn USD||1.77||9.33||53.74||25.52||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|ETFS 1x Daily Short Cotton USD||-9.84||-20.02||-4.89||-20.57||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|ETFS 1x Daily Short Ex-Energy USD||0.34||-2.10||22.34||24.39||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|ETFS 1x Daily Short Gold USD||-0.27||-2.86||-6.18||9.14||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|ETFS 1x Daily Short Natural Gas USD||-5.21||-22.49||84.43||-8.16||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|ETFS 1x Daily Short Nickel USD||7.51||-8.18||51.18||33.25||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|ETFS 1x Daily Short Silver USD||-0.72||-4.93||-6.78||22.61||USD||Commodity & Energy||Buy|
|ETFS 1x Daily Short Soybeans USD||8.62||3.34||15.08||-22.98||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.