|Commerzbank Launches 16 New ETPs|
|21 November, 2011|
Commerzbank last week launched 16 new exchange-traded products on Deutsche Boerse’s Xetra platform.
Eight of the new launches are ETCs focusing on Brent crude oil and natural gas, while the remainder are ETNs tracking the Hang Seng Index Future and Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Future.
Underlying the ETCs is either the Natural Gas Future December 2011 or the Oil Brent Crude Future January 2012, with four products linked to each, giving investors the opportunity to go short or long by a leverage factor of either one or two. Management fees on the funds range from 0.40 percent to 0.60 percent.
Similarly, the new ETNs track the positive and inverse performance of the Hang Seng Index Future and Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Future, with a leverage factor of one or two in each case.
The Hang Seng Index is made up of the largest and most liquid blue chips listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, while the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index comprises the most important H-shares (mainland-Chinese shares) traded on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
The management fees on the ETNs are slightly lower than the ETCs, ranging from 0.35 percent to 0.50 percent.