• PPLT
  • ETFS Physical Platinum ( NYSEMKT:PPLT ) got popular very quickly after its offering in early 2010, and it has added 300,000 ounces to its assets under management so far this year, amounting to almost 6% of its total holdings. (fool.com)
  • Securities
  • ETF Securities USA will sponsor the ETFS palladium trust and the ETFS platinum trust, according to separate Securities and Exchange Commission filings dated April 2. (marketwatch.com)
  • This product, the ETF Securities White Metal Basket Share could thus potentially be a great way to balance precious metal exposure without doubling down on gold (read Zacks #1 Ranked Silver ETFs ). (zacks.com)
  • ETF securities, the issuer of the existing GOLD product on ASX, will shortly issue three more ETFs for silver, platinum and palladium. (blogspot.com)
  • Proptrax TEN - Tracks the performance of the top 10 securities, as measured by investable market capitalisation, in the SAPY index, meaning that every counter is given the same weight as the index (100%/10 = 10%) regardless of the market capitalisation Currency ETFs NewRand - NewRand is an index tracker comprising 10 Rand hedge shares selected from the FTSE/JSE Africa TOP 40 Index . (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] ETF distributors only buy or sell ETFs directly from or to authorized participants, which are large broker-dealers with whom they have entered into agreements-and then, only in creation units, which are large blocks of tens of thousands of ETF shares, usually exchanged in-kind with baskets of the underlying securities. (wikipedia.org)
  • ETFs traditionally have been index funds, but in 2008 the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission began to authorize the creation of actively managed ETFs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Purchases and redemptions of the creation units generally are in kind, with the institutional investor contributing or receiving a basket of securities of the same type and proportion held by the ETF, although some ETFs may require or permit a purchasing or redeeming shareholder to substitute cash for some or all of the securities in the basket of assets. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gold is also traded in forms of securities, such as exchange-traded funds (ETFs), on the London, New York, Johannesburg, and Australian stock exchanges. (wikipedia.org)
  • ounce
  • April platinum futures, the most actively traded contract, gained $43.30, or 2.7%, to end at $1,639.40 an ounce at the New York Mercantile Exchange. (marketwatch.com)
  • Palladium for March delivery gained $14.20, or 3.2%, to end at $461.95 an ounce. (marketwatch.com)
  • Platinum prices have gained more than 60% from their low in October of last year to trade as high as $1,247 an ounce this week on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. (marketwatch.com)
  • Prices for platinum climbed throughout the financial year from just over $1 500 per ounce to end at approximately $1 800 per ounce, leaving an average for the year of $1 610 - 34% higher than the prior year. (financialresults.co.za)
  • Palladium prices began the year at just above $400 per ounce and hit a high of $797, a level not seen since 2001. (financialresults.co.za)
  • As this is being written, palladium notched its highest close in 14 years, with the nearby futures contract finishing on the highs of the week at $909.55 the ounce. (goldseek.com)
  • This translates into just under one ounce of silver, .0010 ounces of platinum, and .008 ounces of palladium for each share of WITE (see Platinum ETF Investing 101 ). (zacks.com)
  • As a South African I have long had a particular interest in platinum, even in 1988 prematurely launching the world's first newsletter devoted to investing in it, with an annual subscription that was uniquely priced at one ounce of the metal. (moneyweek.com)
  • The extraordinary turbulence in investment markets of the past year saw platinum soar to $2,273 an ounce, then collapse to $763, before bouncing back. (moneyweek.com)
  • Spot palladium was trading down 0.6 percent at $1,031.75 an ounce from an earlier $1,042.50, its highest since February 2001. (reuters.com)
  • Platinum , used in autocatalysts for diesel cars, was down 0.1 percent at $914.25 an ounce. (reuters.com)
  • Prices have more than halved since hitting a record above $2,200 an ounce in March 2008 and pushed the ratio of platinum to palladium prices to below 1 from above 5. (reuters.com)
  • Not so much a risk as an annoying aspect you have to keep in mind when looking at the ETFs price on the ASX and then divide by that (monthly) changing entitlement to work out the actual price per ounce your paying or receiving. (blogspot.com)
  • The price for palladium peaked near US$1,100 per troy ounce in January 2001 (approximately US$1340 in 2009 dollars) driven mainly on speculation of the catalytic converter demand from the automobile industry. (wikipedia.org)
  • Early this year, a Reuters poll pegged palladium prices at $725 per ounce this year, a slight drop from the $748 median trading price last year. (aol.com)
  • world's
  • Notwithstanding the emergence of China as the world's largest vehicle market and production facility, and the restoration of US vehicle inventories to more normal levels, total platinum usage in the automotive sector still fell short of 2007 levels. (financialresults.co.za)
  • The impact of the strikes on palladium futures is especially noteworthy due to concerns that Russia, the world's largest producer of the metal, has possibly exhausted its reserves. (yahoo.com)
  • In December 2010, Source and PIMCO, the world's largest fixed income manager announced their partnership of creating fixed income ETFs based on proprietary indices and range of actively managed products. (wikipedia.org)
  • liquidity
  • To create or redeem fixed income ETFs, a liquidity provider usually delivers or receives a subset of the bonds in the full indexes. (proshares.com)
  • Source aims to be a catalyst for liquidity in the ETF market and believes it is the most important factor in the take-up of ETFs in Europe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Funds
  • The launch of the US platinum and palladium Equity Traded Funds (ETFs) at the beginning of the year saw a massive uptake of physical metal into these products. (financialresults.co.za)
  • GFMS reckons in its latest annual study* that the two ETFs ( exchange traded funds ) buying and holding physical metal accumulated 102,000 ounces last year, with activity in the OTC (over-the-counter) investment market by other funds probably soaking up most of an additional 162,000 oz surplus supply. (moneyweek.com)
  • This is a table of notable American exchange-traded funds, or ETFs. (wikipedia.org)
  • 3x and −3x ETFs were first released on November 8, 2008 by Direxion Funds. (wikipedia.org)
  • Closed-end funds are not considered to be ETFs, even though they are funds and are traded on an exchange. (wikipedia.org)
  • ETFs are similar in many ways to traditional mutual funds, except that shares in an ETF can be bought and sold throughout the day like stocks on a stock exchange through a broker-dealer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Unlike traditional mutual funds, ETFs do not sell or redeem their individual shares at net asset value (NAV). (wikipedia.org)
  • In the United States, most ETFs are structured as open-end management investment companies (the same structure used by mutual funds and money market funds), although a few ETFs, including some of the largest ones, are structured as unit investment trusts. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1,800
  • After nearly five years of a correcting bear market, platinum prices have fallen by nearly half, from $1,800 in 2010 to $1,003 on Sept. 8. (etfdailynews.com)
  • MARKETS
  • The fundamental driver of the palladium price has been the dramatic rise in vehicle production in Asia and continued production increases in the US, both of which are gasoline markets and carry predominantly palladium catalysts. (financialresults.co.za)
  • analysts
  • Thanks to a sustained strong investor interest, platinum and palladium continued their price rally that was seen during the past days,' said analysts at Commerzbank in a note to clients. (marketwatch.com)
  • Analysts think about 80 percent of global palladium demand, estimated at more than 10 million ounces next year, will come from autocatalysts for gasoline powered cars, which many now prefer over diesel fuelled vehicles. (reuters.com)
  • Next year is set to be the seventh successive year of large deficits in the palladium market," GFMS analysts said in a recent research note. (reuters.com)
  • ounces
  • The uncertain macro-economic environment stimulated a flurry of activity into physical and paper investment products, with the US-based platinum ETF adding half a million ounces during the year. (financialresults.co.za)
  • Investment demand also increased during the year and this, in combination, with the launch of the US ETF for palladium resulted in an additional million ounces of demand, providing further impetus to the rising price. (financialresults.co.za)
  • The probable end to Russian destocking of palladium, which has added roughly one million ounces per year for the last six years, has also benefited sentiment in this market. (financialresults.co.za)
  • The palladium held in ETFs has halved to around 1.3 million ounces since July 2015. (reuters.com)
  • price
  • The recent launch of platinum and palladium ETFs in the U.S. has been the major driving factor of the price rally, they said. (marketwatch.com)
  • The palladium price made a new 13 year high today and reached $909/oz, its highest since February 2001. (etfdailynews.com)
  • In September 2017, palladium prices overtook the price of platinum. (yahoo.com)
  • In comparison to both platinum and palladium, fluctuations in the price of rhodium have been more modest, as the increase in demand on the back of growing automotive production was met by adequate supplies of the metal. (financialresults.co.za)
  • Without an available exchange-traded price, fixed income ETFs are valued both intraday and end-of-day on the bid. (proshares.com)
  • ProShares ETFs are generally non-diversified and each entails certain risks, which may include risks associated with the use of derivatives (swap agreements, futures contracts and similar instruments), imperfect benchmark correlation, leverage and market price variance, all of which can increase volatility and decrease performance. (proshares.com)
  • At first blush, platinum s price chart looks a bit anemic, even though the supply situation as noted by the authoritative PGM source Johnson Matthey remains bullish. (goldseek.com)
  • JM noted in its May report that the price (platinum) managed to finish the month 2.8% higher, simultaneously opening up a $200 premium to gold once again, for the first time since January. (goldseek.com)
  • If you analyze platinum s weekly, monthly and even yearly charts out to 5 years, you may be tempted to dismiss its potential for near-term price strength, in spite of bullish supply-demand talk coming in from all quarters. (goldseek.com)
  • Jewellery demand should recover, and would do so strongly should the platinum price fall back to the $900 region. (moneyweek.com)
  • The ability to purchase and redeem creation units gives ETFs an arbitrage mechanism intended to minimize the potential deviation between the market price and the net asset value of ETF shares. (wikipedia.org)
  • Reuters
  • Palladium faces headwinds from slowing car sales growth * Palladium substitution unlikely to be imminent (Updates prices) By Pratima Desai LONDON, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Palladium prices jumped to 17-year peaks on Friday as strong demand from autocatalyst makers reinforced the prospects of market shortages, but slowing car sales are expected to challenge further gains. (reuters.com)
  • prices
  • Palladium prices last traded this high in March 2001. (etfdailynews.com)
  • Prices for platinum and palladium have been climbing from lows hit late last year. (marketwatch.com)
  • Aside from the speculation of the ETFs, stimulus programs and increasing car sales in India and China have given support to platinum's prices, he said. (marketwatch.com)
  • Sustained higher platinum prices throughout 2010 resulted in significantly reduced Chinese jewellery demand. (financialresults.co.za)
  • Trade in jewellery scrap nearly doubled to 910,000 oz last year, as families and businesses squeezed by the credit crisis sought to raise cash by selling assets, encouraged to do so by high prices from sale of their platinum valuables. (moneyweek.com)
  • Palladium prices have doubled since January 2016 after Germany's Volkswagen in Sept. 2015 admitted it had used illegal software to cheat U.S. diesel emissions tests. (reuters.com)
  • demand
  • We now believe that gold is significantly overvalued relative to fundamentals due to the impact of demand for gold-based ETFs, an overpricing of the 'fear premium' and confusion over how monetary policy works in a zero interest rate environment,' Crook said in a note. (marketwatch.com)
  • The higher auto sales signal the possibility for higher demand of platinum and palladium for automobile parts. (marketwatch.com)
  • The recovery of the diesel market share in Europe, which resulted in diesel engine sales once again exceeding those of petrol engines, was particularly beneficial to platinum demand. (financialresults.co.za)
  • Up to 80,000 workers at Impala Platinum, Anglo American Platinum and Lonmin mines will embark on an indefinite strike from early Thursday, after their demand to double the minimum monthly wage to $1,150 was rejected," according to the Agence France Presse . (yahoo.com)
  • Not only is auto demand in the U.S. on the rise, but palladium supplies are projected to be in deficit relative to demand again this year. (yahoo.com)
  • By many accounts, palladium and platinum supplies are moving into record deficit territory, even as demand ramps up around the globe. (goldseek.com)
  • Those ETFs may in fact be driving a good portion of the recent demand. (forexprofitpros.com)
  • unlike
  • Fixed income ETFs, unlike individual bonds, offer intraday electronic trading and are often more liquid than the underlying baskets of bonds they track. (proshares.com)
  • Stocks
  • Stop losing money because you're not getting all the important news & information about your stocks and ETFs. (148apps.com)
  • But even within the yellow metal's niche, there's conflicting evidence about whether gold ETFs or gold mining stocks are the better buy . (fool.com)
  • futures
  • The mining giants started paring platinum production Wednesday night, though the news of the mine closures did not have much of an impact on palladium and platinum futures as both traded slightly lower in Asian trading. (yahoo.com)
  • Using a combination of options, futures, and swaps some firms have designed ETFs capable of tracking approximately −1x, 2x, −2x, 3x and −3x the daily returns of an index. (wikipedia.org)
  • Efficiency
  • ETFs may be attractive as investments because of their low costs, tax efficiency, and stock-like features. (wikipedia.org)
  • ETFs offer both tax efficiency as well as lower transaction and management costs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Source aims to bring innovation and efficiency to the ETF industry on all fronts whether it is structuring efficient ETFs, offering access to new asset classes or working with index providers to put forward more efficient products based on optimised indices. (wikipedia.org)
  • metal
  • The latter has long been used in alloys such as white gold, but was not favoured as a jewellery metal in its own right because it is much lighter than platinum, weighing only half as much for the same volume of metal. (moneyweek.com)
  • There are now a couple of ETFs focused on the metal. (forexprofitpros.com)
  • jewellery
  • Not only because the wealthy have less to spend on jewellery, but also because of strong competition in recent years from the cheaper alternative, palladium. (moneyweek.com)