ETF Daily News - 'Global Short & Leverage ETF/ETP Assets Hit $51B, As Equity Investors Become Bullish Again'
Monday 22nd July '13
"Global Short and Leveraged ETP assets rose by $6.8bn (15%) in the first six months of 2013 to $50.9bn, as investors continue to increase their usage of Short and Leveraged (S&L) ETPs. As a result of this increased usage and interest in S&L ETPs, Boost recently launched 16 new equity S&L ETPs, taking its platform to 36 ETPs. The new launch included the world’s first FTSE 250 S&L ETPs, Europe’s first S&L Japanese equity ETPs tracking the TOPIX index, plus additional leverage factors (-1x, -2x and +2x)..."