ETF Securities is a provider of Exchange Traded Products (ETFs, Commodity ETCs and Currency ETCs). The management of ETF Securities pioneered the development of ETCs, with the world's first listing of an ETC, Gold Bullion Securities in Australia and London in 2003 and then the world's first entire ETC platform which was listed on the London Stock Exchange in September 2006.
ETF Securities now offers more than 250 Exchange Traded Products (ETPs). The ETPs provide investors with a wide variety of investment strategies, with ETPs offering access to asset classes such as equities, currencies and commodities with physical, long, forward, leveraged and/or short exposure.
In 2009, ETF Securities:
Announced the world's largest FX platform tracking the MSFX<sup>SM</sup> Index
Added 5 new ETCs covering Forward Crude Oil, Cocoa, Lead, Tin and Platinum to complete its platform of long, short and leveraged Commodity ETCs
Launched world's first precious metal physical commodity ETF platform in Japan
Launched two physical backed Silver (SIVR) and Gold (SGOL) ETCs in USA
Added Europe's first complete platform of double leveraged (2x) and double short (-2x) ETFs tracking Europe's main equity indices
Listed world’s largest Exchange Traded Currency platform