Since Wednesday, two new exchange-traded funds issued by VanEck have been tradable on Xetra and via the trading venue Börse Frankfurt.
With the VanEck Defense UCITS ETF, investors gain access to companies from the defence sector worldwide for the first time. Companies must derive at least 50 per cent of their revenue from the military or defence industry. Business areas such as controversial weapons are excluded. At least 25 companies are considered, whereby the weighting of a value is limited to a maximum of 8 per cent.
The VanEck Oil Services UCITS ETF comprises the 50 largest service companies for the upstream oil sector by market capitalisation. Selected companies must derive at least 50 per cent of their revenues from oil equipment, oil services and oil drilling. The weighting of a value is limited to a maximum of 10 per cent.
|Name||Asset class||ISIN||Ongoing charges||Distribution policy||Reference index|
|VanEck Defense UCITS ETF||Equity ETF||IE000YYE6WK5||0.55 per cent||accumulating||MarketVector Global Defense Industry Index|
|VanEck Oil Services UCITS ETF||Equity ETF||IE000NXF88S1||0.35 per cent||accumulating||MarketVector US Listed Oil Services 10% Capped Index|
The product offering in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment currently comprises a total of 2,047 ETFs. With this selection and an average monthly trading volume of around €19 billion, Xetra is the leading trading venue for ETFs in Europe.