Inverse ETFs To Consider On Market Turmoil

ProShares Short S&P500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SH)

This fund provides inverse exposure to the daily performance of the S&P 500 index. It is the most popular and liquid ETF in the inverse equity space with AUM of nearly $1.7 billion and average daily volume of around 3.6 million shares. The fund charges 90 bps in annual fees and added nearly 5.3% in the last five trading sessions and 6.7% in the last one month (as of August 21, 2015).

ProShares Short MSCI Emerging Markets (NYSEARCA:EUM)

Since the recent upheaval was global, a look at the emerging markets is warranted. The product seeks to track the opposite of the daily performance of the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. This $461.4-million product trades at volumes of 600,000 shares a day and charges 95 bps in fees. EUM was up 6.7% in the last five days and 15.5% in the last one month.

Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bear 1x Shares (NYSEARCA:CHAD)

As China was the root cause of this massacre, the region offers immense scope to gain via inverses equity ETFs. Having debuted in June 2015, CHAD seeks daily investment results of 100% of the inverse of the performance of the CSI 300 Index. The index is market cap weighted and comprises the largest and most liquid stocks in the Chinese A-share market.

Barely a few days old, the fund has already amassed over $320 million in assets. The fund charges 95 bps in fees and was up about 16% in the last five days. Over the last one month, the fund added over 15%.

This article is brought to you courtesy of Zacks.

Pages: 1 2

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *