Additionally, WisdomTree offers currency related ETFs tied to the Chinese yuan, Brazilian real, Indian rupee and two currency baskets. [Emerging Markets Currency ETF Perks Up]
PowerShares offers the widely observed U.S. dollar ETF along with a currency basket ETF.
“We think the role that currency ETFs can play in a clients’ portfolio is multi-fold, offering hedging exposure to equity investments or a tactical trade to where economic policies are seen as favorable,” Rosenbluth added.
For more information on new fund products, visit our new ETFs category.
Max Chen contributed to this article.