Introducing core FX investment strategies In 2005, Rydex Investments launched the first ever currency ETF called the Euro Currency Trust (NYSE Arca: FXE) in New York. Since then Rydex has launched a series of funds tracking all major currencies under their brand CurrencyShares.
In 2007 Deutsche Bank’s db x-trackers launched EONIA Total Return Index ETF in Frankfurt tracking the euro, and later in 2008 the Sterling Money Market ETF (LSE: XGBP) and US Dollar Money Market ETF (LSE: XUSD) in London.
In 2009, ETF Securities launched the world’s largest FX platform tracking the MSFXSM Index covering 18 long or short USD ETC vs. single G10 currencies. The funds are total return products where the investor gets access to the FX spot change, local institutional interest rates and a collateral yield.
The ETF Securities Group provides accessible investment solutions, enabling investors to intelligently diversify their portfolios beyond traditional asset classes and strategies.
We are pioneers in specialist investments, having developed the world’s first gold exchange traded commodity. Today we offer one of the most comprehensive ranges of specialist exchange traded products (ETPs) covering commodities, FX and thematic equities traded on major exchanges across the world. Using that pioneering spirit, our unrivalled expertise and by working with best-in-class third parties, we seek out the most relevant opportunities and make them accessible to investors as intelligent alternatives.
Five key strengths underpin what we do every day and all of them working together is what makes us different, specialist and unique – the intelligent alternative.