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SHORT & LEVERAGED ETP CENTRE

 

The WisdomTree Short & Leveraged (S&L) family of exchange traded products (ETPs) is one of the most comprehensive, innovative ranges of specialist S&L ETPs in the world. Our extensive Short & Leveraged platform offers a range of fully collateralised ETPs which are available in leverage factors between -5x and +5x. 

 

Through these award-winning products, investors can access a broad range of Equities, Commodities, Fixed Income, Alternatives and Currency strategies, meaning they can look to magnify returns on a daily basis through positive or inverse leverage, take a hedging position efficiently, and access alternative or unique strategies.

 

This specialised branch of ETPs, like other investment products offering short and leveraged exposure, requires a certain level of understanding and due diligence. In this centre, WisdomTree aims to provide an informative reference point for investors seeking to educate themselves about the opportunities and the risks presented by short and leveraged ETPs.

S&L HEATMAP

 

The WisdomTree S&L heatmap illustrates the daily movement of underlying benchmarks for all asset classes. 

 

MARKET NEWS

Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal turned down by UK parliament

21 Oct 2019

Sterling jumped to its highest level in 5 months after leaders of the 27 EU countries endorsed a new Brexit deal with Prime Minister Boris Johnson. On Saturday the UK Parliament met in a special session to vote on the agreement and parliament voted against the deal as expected. The government has now asked the EU for an extension for talks beyond October 31 Brexit Deadline which is likely to result in either a new election or a second referendum. PM Johnson however intends to make a second attempt to push the deal through parliament this week. 

Modest gains for US stocks following earnings announcements

21 Oct 2019

US Stocks ended last week with modest gains after the third quarter earnings season got off to a strong start. Among 13% of the companies that have reported on the S&P 500 Index, 83% of the companies have beat earnings by an average of 4% and 52% have beat on sales. The S&P 500 Index posted gains within 0.65% of its record high on Thursday 17 Oct.

Oil markets edge lower on further economic growth concerns

21 Oct 2019

China announced that its economy grew at an annualised rate of 6% in the third quarter of 2019- its slowest in 27 years and down from 6.4% and 6.2% in the first two quarters of the year. Oil markets were down during last week as global growth concerns mounted further pressure on the commodity while supplies remain ample.     

RESOURCES & TOOLS

 

Browse through our educational content and simulator to understand more how Short & Leveraged products work, and what are the latest trends in the industry. 


SHORT & LEVERAGED ETP SMART FAQ

Ask us anything about Short & Leveraged ETPs through our S&L ETP Smart FAQ search.

ANIMATED INTRODUCTION TO SHORT & LEVERAGED ETPS

Watch our short, animated video for a quick introduction to S&L ETPs

GUIDE TO SHORT & LEVERAGED ETPS

Access our Guide to Short and Leveraged ETPs to understand more of the risks and benefits of S&L ETPs and how they may be used in a portfolio

S&L ETP MONTHLY FLOW

See the latest trends in the S&L ETP industry through our Monthly S&L ETP Flows report.

SHORT & LEVERAGED ETP SIMULATOR

Use our short & leveraged ETP simulator to model returns of a theoretical short & leveraged ETP across different market scenarios.

Important information

 

Short & Leveraged Exchange-Traded Products are only intended for investors who understand the risks involved in investing in a product with short and/or leveraged exposure and who intend to invest on a short-term basis. Any investment in short and/or leveraged products should be monitored on a regular basis (as frequently as daily) to ensure consistency with your investment strategy. You should understand that investments in short and/or leveraged exchange-traded products held for a period of longer than one day may not provide returns equivalent to the return from the relevant unleveraged investment multiplied by the relevant leverage factor. Potential losses in short and/or leveraged exchange-traded products may be magnified in comparison to investments that do not incorporate these strategies. Please refer to the section entitled “Risk Factors” in the relevant prospectus for further details of these and other risks associated with an investment in short and/or leveraged exchange-traded products. You should consult an independent investment adviser prior to making an investment in short and/or leveraged exchange-traded products in order to determine suitability to your circumstances.