Commodities ETFs cross-section and key drivers

Commodities ETFs cross-section and key drivers
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By no means exhaustive, our weighted selection (to be reviewed monthly) signals commodity trends in all major segments

Metals have delivered an average return of 30% in 2017 – the outlook remains positive but the positions are initiated underweight at 22% of total portfolio

Energy was shrouded with uncertainty after a disappointing 2017 (6% for Oil and largely negative Natural Gas at -28%) and on à powerful upswing since the late '17; potential pick-up of natural gas will be discussed in our dedicated theme

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Commodities ETFs cross-section and key drivers • Updated:

Name Ticker Exchange Category SubCategory Currency Cur.Price AUM Weight Perf. Vol. Vol. Contrib. MDD
 
iPath Series B Bloomberg Grains Subindex Total Return ETN JJGB NYSEARCA Agriculture (Commos) Grains USD 47.46 18 M 3.9% -10.0% 16%   1% -19%
FlexShares Morningstar Global Upstream Natural Resources Index Fund GUNR NYSEARCA Basic Materials Basic Materials USD 32.80 5.4 B 14.0% 2.8% 16%   15% -21%
iPath Bloomberg Copper Subindex Total Return ETN JJC NYSEARCA Industrial Metals Copper USD 44.96 72 M 7.7% -6.6% 20%   6% -22%
iPath Bloomberg Aluminum Subindex Total Return ETN JJU NYSEARCA Industrial Metals Aluminium USD 44.58 6.8 M 3.7% -11.3% 26%   2% -29%
PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund DBA NYSEARCA Agriculture (Commos) Agriculture (broad market) USD 16.69 630 M 6.9% -10.5% 11%   3% -17%
PowerShares DB Base Metals Fund DBB NYSEARCA Industrial Metals Metals (broad) USD 16.72 291 M 7.7% -8.1% 17%   6% -24%
PowerShares DB Oil Fund DBO NYSEARCA Oil (Commos) Crude Oil USD 10.49 313 M 7.8% -1.0% 29%   14% -42%
SPDR Gold Trust GLD NYSEARCA Gold (Commos) Gold (Physical) USD 123.04 36 B 6.9% -1.5% 10%   1% -13%
Teucrium Corn Fund CORN NYSEARCA Agriculture (Commos) Corn USD 15.75 64 M 6.9% -9.5% 15%   2% -17%
Teucrium Soybean Fund SOYB NYSEARCA Agriculture (Commos) Soybeans USD 16.09 14 M 4.7% -13.9% 16%   2% -20%
United States Natural Gas Fund LP UNG NYSEARCA Natural Gas (Commos) Natural Gas USD 25.06 401 M 5.4% 13.2% 48%   4% -42%
United States Oil Fund LP USO NYSEARCA Oil (Commos) Crude Oil USD 12.31 1.7 B 16.4% -1.9% 31%   31% -42%
VanEck Vectors Steel ETF SLX NYSEARCA Industrial Metals Steel USD 40.39 120 M 8.0% -10.0% 27%   12% -34%