Xetra/FWB: Twelve new ETCs issued by ETF Securities launched on Xetra

15 March 2012

Twelve new ETCs issued by ETF Securities launched on Xetra Ten ETCs hedged against exchange rate fluctuations

Since Thursday, ten exchange-traded commodities issued by ETFS Hedged Commodity Securities Limited have been tradable on Xetra for the first time.

Investors can participate in the performance of individual commodities (Brent crude, natural gas, gold, copper, silver, wheat, and WTI crude oil) and baskets of commodities (agriculture, precious metals, and all commodities) in the DJ UBS Commodity subindex family. These new ETCs provide hedging against exchange rate fluctuations with the US dollar.

Single commodities:

ETFS EUR Daily Hedged Brent Crude (DE000A1N3G19) ETFS EUR Daily Hedged Copper (DE000A1NZLL0) ETFS EUR Daily Hedged Gold (DE000A1NZLN6) ETFS EUR Daily Hedged Natural Gas (DE000A1NZLP1) ETFS EUR Daily Hedged Silver (DE000A1NZLR7) ETFS EUR Daily Hedged Wheat (DE000A1NZLS5) ETFS EUR Daily Hedged WTI Crude Oil (DE000A1NZLM8)

Commodities baskets:

ETFS EUR Daily Hedged Agriculture DJ-UBS EDSM (DE000A1NZLJ4) ETFS EUR Daily Hedged All Commodities DJ-UBS EDSM (DE000A1NZLK2) ETFS EUR Daily Hedged Precious Metals DJ-UBS EDSM (DE000A1NZLQ9)

The total expense ratio is 1.21% in each case.

Two further Exchange Traded Commodities issued by ETF Securities (ETFS Commmodity Securities Limited) offer investors the possibility to participate in the performance of Brent Crude.

ETFS Brent Crude (DE000A1N49P6)

ETFS Forward Brent Crude (DE000A1N49Q4)

The total expense ratio is 0.99% in each case.

Deutsche Börse’s ETC segment product range currently comprises 263 instruments.

The monthly trading volume of ETCs on Xetra averages around €900 million.

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