Currency ETF’s and ETN’s

October 15th, 2012

Currency ETF’s and ETN’s are trading vehicles that make it easier to invest/trade in currency trends.

Notice that some Currency ETFs on this overview fall under two categories like inverse ETFs or leveraged ETFs. These trading vehicles typically are configured using options. It is important to understand the risk with trading vehicles that own options because you will lose on the monthly roll over in the options market as time deteriorate the value.

 

Tickername/description of the trading vehicle:

Broad Currency ETFs

•AYT – Barclays Global Emerging Markets Strategy (GEMS) Asia 8 Index ETN
•ICI – Barclay’s iPath Optimized Currency Carry ETN
•DBV – PowerShares DB G10 Currency Harvest ETF
•CCX – WisdomTree Dreyfus Commodity Currency Fund
•CEW – WisdomTree Dreyfus Emerging Currency ETF
•HARD – US Golden Currency ETF
•JEM – Barclays GEMS Index ETN
•LEMB – iShares Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Fund
•PGD – Barclays Asian & Gulf Currency Reval ETN

 

ETFs that Track a Single Currency

United States Dollar ETFs

•UUP – PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish ETF
•FSU – FactorShares 2X S&P500 Bull/USD Bear ETF
•UDN – PowerShares US Dollar Bearish ETF

United States Dollar / Foreign Currency ETFs

•GBB – iPath GBP / USD Exchange Rate ETN
•CNY – Market Vectors Chinese Renminbi / USD ETN
•ERO – iPath EUR / USD Exchange Rate ETN
•INR – Market Vectors Indian Rupee / USD ETN
•JYN – iPath JPY / USD Exchange Rate ETN
•ADE – ELEMENTS Australian Dollar / USD Exchange Rate ETN
•GDAY – ProShares Ultra Australian Dollar ETF
•CROC – ProShares UltraShort Australian Dollar ETF
•EGB – ELEMENTS British Pound /USD Exchange Rate ETN
•ERE – ELEMENTS Euro / USD Exchange Rate ETN
•CUD – ELEMENTS USD / Canadian Dollar Exchange Rate ETN
•SZE – ELEMENTS USD / Swiss Franc Exchange Rate ETN

Euro ETFs

•FXE – CurrencyShares Euro Trust ETF
•ERO – iPath EUR / USD Exchange Rate ETN
•EU – WisdomTree Dreyfus Euro ETF
•EUFX – ProShares Short Euro ETF
•ULE – ProShares Ultra Euro ETF
•EUO – ProShares UltraShort Euro ETF
•URR – Market Vectors Double Long Euro ETN
•DRR – Market Vectors Double Short Euro ETN
•ERE – ELEMENTS Euro / USD Exchange Rate ETN

British Pound ETFs

•FXB – CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Trust
•GBB – iPath GBP/USD Exchange Rate ETN
•EGB – ELEMENTS British Pound /USD Exchange Rate ETN

Japanese Yen ETFs

•FXY – CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust
•JYN – iPath JPY / USD Exchange Rate ETN
•JYF – WisdomTree Dreyfus Japanese Yen ETF
•YCL – ProShares Ultra Yen ETF
•YCS – ProShares UltraShort Yen ETF

Australian and New Zealand Dollar ETFs

•FXA – CurrencyShares Australian Dollar Trust
•ADE – ELEMENTS Australian Dollar / USD Exchange Rate ETN
•GDAY – ProShares Ultra Australian Dollar ETF
•CROC – ProShares UltraShort Australian Dollar ETF

Brazilian Real ETFs

•BZF – WisdomTree Dreyfus Brazilian Real ETF

Canadian Dollar ETFs

•FXC – Currency Shares Canadian Dollar Trust
•CUD – ELEMENTS USD / Canadian Dollar Exchange Rate ETN

Chinese Currency ETFs

•CNY – Market Vectors Chinese Renminbi / USD ETN
•CYB – WisdomTree Dreyfus Chinese Yuan ETF

Indian Rupee ETFs

•INR – Market Vectors Indian Rupee / USD ETN
•ICN – WisdomTree Dreyfus Indian Rupee ETF

Mexican Peso ETFs

•FXM – CurrencyShares Mexican Peso Trust

Russian Ruble ETFs

•XRU – CurrencyShares Russian Ruble Trust

Swedish Krona ETFs

•FXS – CurrencyShares Swedish Krona Trust

Swiss Franc ETF

•FXF – CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust
•SZE – ELEMENTS USD / Swiss Franc Exchange Rate ETN

South African Rand ETFs

•SZR – WisdomTree Dreyfus South African Rand ETF

 

Currency Leveraged ETFs

•YCL – ProShares Ultra Yen ETF
•YCS – ProShares UltraShort Yen ETF
•ULE – ProShares Ultra Euro ETF
•EUO – ProShares UltraShort Euro ETF
•URR – Market Vectors Double Long Euro ETN
•DRR – Market Vectors Double Short Euro ETN
•GDAY – ProShares Ultra Australian Dollar ETF
•CROC – ProShares UltraShort Australian Dollar ETF

 

Currency Inverse ETFs

•YCS – ProShares UltraShort Yen ETF
•EUO – ProShares UltraShort Euro ETF
•DRR – Market Vectors Double Short Euro ETN
•UDN – PowerShares US Dollar Bearish ETF
•CROC – ProShares UltraShort Australian Dollar ETF

 

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