Finally, Direxion Daily Russia Bear 3X (NYSEArca: RUSS) tracks the DAXGlobal Russia Index on a 3 times leveraged daily inverse basis.

We expect all of these above products to gain traction in volatile equity markets such as these, especially as options flows have picked up on the bearish side of trading in related international products.

Whether using these leveraged/inverse ETFs as hedging tools or for straight bearish speculative purposes, it is important for portfolio managers to understand the positive and negative effects of daily leveraging in volatile markets, and understand where and when such products can be optimally used.

Direxion Daily China Bear 3X

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