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Norwegian Salmon

Tracker Certificate on the Swissquote Norwegian Fishing Portfolio Index

Oslo stock exchange: outperformer from the high north

It’s sunshine all the way on the Oslo stock exchange. While red numbers have dominated on European equity markets so far this year, Norway is soaring. The lead index, the OBX, is more than 15% above the level reached at the end of 2017. Two sectors have played a key part in the outperformance of the Scandinavians: oil & gas and fish farming. While the first of these is profiting from the rise in energy prices, it is structural factors that are driving prices in the fishing industry. As the world's leading producer of salmon, Norway is benefiting from the fish’s popularity. Whether the trend towards a healthy diet, the growing middle class in various regions of the world or its sheer taste, the typically pinkish and particularly protein-rich meat of the fish is making it enormously popular. And business for Norway’s fish farmers is booming accordingly.

EU the most important export market

According to figures from the Norwegian Seafood Council, the country exported 556,000 tonnes of salmon in the first half of the year. That represents an increase of 7% on the volume for the same period in 2017. While exports actually declined in the first three months of the year, in the 2nd quarter they rose by a tenth. “Some factors made a positive contribution to the record semester”, explains Paul T. Aandahl, analyst at the Norwegian Seafood Council. Pointing to the currency situation, Aandahl says the Norwegian krone (NOK) appreciated by 7% relative to the US dollar in the first six months, whereas it gave up 5% against the euro. “Since two thirds of Norwegian salmon goes into EU territory, the export results remained positive”, Aandahl says. This is reflected in the fact that volumes supplied into the EU rose by a disproportionate 13% in the first half. A decline in production within the EU also played into the hands of the Scandinavians. Looking ahead to the 2nd semester, the analyst assumes that Norwegian salmon exports will continue their upward trend.

Diversified investment approach

Swissquote is now responding to the positive momentum in the sector with a special investment solution: the bank has launched the Norwegian Fishing Portfolio Index. To achieve the best possible returns, a team of experts systematically sought out the most promising fish farm operators. Eight of the industry representatives listed on the Oslo stock exchange feature in the initial make-up of the index, with Bakkafrost taking the role of heavyweight. Based on the Faeroe Islands, the company accounts for 19% of the benchmark. Bakkafrost covers the entire value added chain. Its fields of activity range from fish food to consumer products such as frozen fillets or fresh salmon. With the company's profits having fallen sharply in 2017, analysts anticipate a turnaround. The consensus is for average growth of 15.5% in earnings per share for 2018 and 2019 (see table). That makes Bakkafrost typical of the Norwegian Fishing Portfolio Index. The market anticipates double-digit percentage growth rates for all companies over the stated period.

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Norwegian Fishing Portfolio Index: Weighting and key ratios

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Efficient investment solution

Given these positive prospects, salmon farmers are still rather undervalued despite the most recent price rally. Based on the profits expected for 2019, the 8 companies in the index offer an average price-to-earnings ratio (PER) of less than 12. The dividend yields are also impressive: if the analysts are proved right in the profit distributions they expect for the current year, the shares would attract an average interest rate of 3%. All distributions will be reinvested in the index or used for the addition of new components. A tracker certificate from Leonteq enables investors to add the actively managed index to their portfolio. The open end product has a management fee of 0.70% p.a. A transaction fee will also be charged as soon as the expert team makes any changes in the underlying asset. However, this will hardly detract from the opportunity to profit from the rich catch of the Norwegian salmon farmers with this SIX-listed tracker.

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Cannabis – a billion-dollar business

Active tracker certificate on Swissquote Cannabis Portfolio

A market on the move

The legalisation of cannabis has been a hotly disputed topic for a long time. More and more doctors and scientists are highlighting the medical potential of marijuana, whilst others see it as a legal recreational drug. Politicians in many places are also coming round to these views and could thus help a new industry to boom. Increased takeover activity in recent times shows that the sector is already on the move. At the end of January, Aurora Cannabis – previously Canada's second-biggest marijuana producer – acquired rival company CanniMed Therapeutics for the huge sum of 852 million dollars. The deal propelled the company to the position of market leader. One thing is for sure: the billion-dollar marijuana market is music to the ears of investors.

Gold-rush mood

The anticipation of legalisation in California, America's most populous state, with effect from 1 January 2018 produced a "gold rush" fever in the capital market, with prices soaring in short order. A more sober mood has taken hold in the meantime, but the medium-term performance is still impressive. Aurora Cannabis is still set to double over a one-year period despite the correction. Canopy Growth, a heavy hitter in the Canadian stock market, even reports growth of 234 per cent. Cronos failed to get off to such a good start. The company was listed on the American technology exchange NASDAQ at the end of February, and the stock has since taken a 40 per cent tumble.

Diversification is the key

The example shows that investors who would like to invest in the booming cannabis market would be well advised not to put all their eggs in one basket. It is still not possible to say who will come out in front in this young market. It therefore makes sense to have a diversified portfolio in order to seize the opportunities in the cannabis industry, which is why Swissquote Bank has launched an actively managed portfolio. Experts at Swissquote are mainly concentrating on North American pure players with high growth potential. The business activities of the underlying stocks range from cultivation, sales and distribution to consumption for private or medical purposes. This approach covers the entire value creation chain around the "magic plant". Nothing is left to chance: quantitative and qualitative filters ensure that only the most promising companies are included in the portfolio. Examples of qualitative selection criteria include the income of the businesses, most of which must be generated in the cannabis trade. The potential candidates must also meet minimum criteria with regard to market capitalisation, which must be over 50 million US dollars, and daily trading volume, which must exceed 100,000 US dollars. The price of a share must not be listed at less than 10 US cents. The basket is automatically adjusted every three months to ensure that it stays fresh in the highly volatile cannabis market.

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Sophisticated process in one certificate

Leonteq has issued an actively managed certificate to give investors access to the green weed. This tracker allows full participation in the Swissquote Cannabis Portfolio. The certificate includes a series of advantages: as well as a broad spread and professional active management, the product is also impressive in terms of transparency, liquidity and low costs. Issued in US dollars, the tracker incurs an annual management fee of just 0.7 per cent in spite of the complexities of administration.

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Industry 4.0 as investment opportunity

Solactive Industrial Robotics & Automation Index tracker certificate

Robotics & Automation: Fascinating trade fair visitors and investors

The Hanover trade show on industrial automation describes itself as “the global hotspot for Industry 4.0”. And it’s true – linking traditional production with the possibilities of modern IT plays a key role at this major industry event. At the most recent edition, in April 2018, the 200,000-plus visitors were able to gain an impression of the latest technological trends. The automation solutions and industrial robots on show at the event generated astonishment. On the stock market, too, the English expression “Robotics & Automation” has arrived. Companies operating in this area are attracting investors, with high growth rates and strong share performance. To enable investors to have systematic and diversified access to the segment, Leonteq has launched a Solactive Industrial Robotics & Automation Index tracker certificate.

Index methodology: Strict criteria, regular adjustment

The composition of the benchmark is arrived at using a multi-stage selection process. The first of these involves the companies satisfying a range of quantitative criteria. In addition to a stock market listing in an industrialised country, these include adequate share liquidity and a market capitalisation of at least USD 1 bn. Furthermore, the free-float must be not less than one-tenth of the overall stock. To be considered for the Index, the companies must be active in one of the following sectors: production automation, the general semiconductor industry, industrial machines (parts and accessories), semiconductor processors, application-specific integrated circuits or the specialist semiconductor industry. From the companies making it through the sieving process as outlined, those companies whose share price trend was negative over the past twelve months are screened out. After this, the 30 companies with the highest market capitalisation are included in the Index. One further restriction applied: only nine shares from the same sector can be included in the selection at any one time. The Solactive Industrial Robotics & Automation Index is rebalanced on a quarterly basis.

Index composition: Industry 4.0 specialists from all over the world

In the initial listing, it is US shares that are setting the tone. Representatives from the world’s biggest economy include the semiconductor giant Intel and Lincoln Electric, a company specialising in welding devices. Naturally, the leading robot constructors are also represented. Sector giant Fanuc made it into the Index, together with a further five further companies from Japan. Index member Hexagon is similarly positioned at the very heart of Industry 4.0. The Swedish group supplies software and sensors used in a wide range of sectors of industry. The historical simulation backs up the Solactive Industrial Robotics & Automation Index: back-testing to 2012 demonstrated impressive performance. Of course, the historical trend is not an indicator of what will happen in future. However, the strong global economy, together with the technological shake-up in the industry, argue in favour of the Index concept. Click here to directly access the current index composition of the «Solactive Industrial Robotics & Automation Index».

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Tracker certificate: diversified and efficient investment solution

A tracker certificate launched by Leonteq is enabling direct participation in the Solactive Industrial Robotics & Automation Index. The structured product directly reflects the trend in the benchmark. A management charge of 1.40% p.a. is incurred on this product. The base value is the CHF variant of the Index. Since the product is not currency-hedged, fluctuations between the Swiss franc and the trading currencies of the shares contained in the Index may affect performance. PostFinance is acting as the product guarantor. The stock corporation, headquartered in Bern, currently has an AA+ rating from S&P. The tracker certificate term is five years, allowing sufficient time for investors to profit from prospects in the strongly-growing industrial robots market.

Back-testing the Solactive® Industrial Robotics & Automation Index (CHF)

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Industry 4.0 as an investment opportunity

To enable investors to have systematic and diversified access to the segment, Leonteq has launched a Solactive® Industrial Robotics & Automation Index tracker certificate in collaboration with PostFinance. Its composition is adjusted on a quarterly basis, following the steps set out below:

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Sector weightings of Solactive® Industrial Robotics & Automation Index (CHF)

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Sector Description

NAME DESCRIPTION
Factory Automation Equipment Manufacturers of industrial machinery and equipment used in factories to produce goods.
Industrial Machine Parts and Support Equipment Manufacturers of industrial machinery parts, machine components, and enabling and support equipment.
Industrie générale des semi-conducteurs Manufacturers of multiple types of active electronic devices that are built from a material having both conductive and nonconductive properties which serve as the core electronic components of virtually all electronic equipment.
Processor Semiconductors Manufacturers of logic chips designed to provide processing capabilities to an electronic system, and targeted or optimized for specific applications, but can generally be used in many different types of systems.
Programmable Logic and ASIC Semiconductors Manufacturers of integrated circuits designed for a specific application and are “hard-wired” to perform a specific task, either preprogrammed by the manufacturer or by the customer.
Specialized Semiconductors Manufacturers of integrated Circuits highly specialized for a particular application, including those generally referred to as Application Specific Standard Products (ASSPs).

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Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash & Ripple

Investment solution based on the most popular cryptocurrencies

Megatrend for cryptocurrencies

Right in the middle of the greatest crisis of confidence in the financial markets in recent decades, a revolutionary technological system was born: bitcoin. The digital currency presented – once again – the question as to which was more trustworthy – humans or mathematics? In bitcoin, its anonymous developers have created a possible alternative to conventional currency systems, which are susceptible to crises and inflation. The bitcoin system is based on blockchain technology. However, bitcoin is not the only cryptocurrency, more and more of these digital currencies have emerged over the last few years. And the dominance of bitcoin is dwindling. The market share of the pioneer in 2017 fell from over 80% to less than 40%. Ethereum's internal cryptocurrency Ether is the second largest cryptocurrency after bitcoin according to market capitalization (as of 27.02.2018). Further well-known cryptocurrencies are Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Ripple.

Cryptocurrencies

Tracker Certificate on Swissquote Multi Crypto Active Index - Tradable on SIX Swiss Exchange

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15.03.2021 SQCRTQ 37270409
  • Actively Managed Certificate
  • The Index Universe consists of cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin Cash, Ether, Litecoin and Bitcoin) and a cash instrument denominated in USD
  • The proprietary algorithm takes into account volatility and correlations and attempts to minimize extreme downside, while maintaining a minimum exposure to each cryptocurrency of approximately 10%.
  • Index Sponsor: Swissquote Bank SA, Gland, Switzerland
  • Management fee: 1.50% p.a.
  • Issuer: Leonteq Securities AG, Zurich

Bitcoin

  • The first and most famous digital currency in the world
  • Inflation-protected as the number of available Bitcoins is capped at 21 million
  • Transactions take place decentrally without a regulatory authority

Tracker Certificates on Bitcoin - Tradable on SIX Swiss Exchange

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  • Conversion ratio: 0.1
  • Issuer: Leonteq Securities AG, Zurich

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Short Tracker Certificate on Bitcoin - Tradable on SIX Swiss Exchange

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03.01.2019 SHORTQ 43469608
  • Benefit from falling bitcoin prices
  • Conversion ratio: 0.1
  • Issuer: Leonteq Securities AG, Zurich

Tracker Certificate on Swissquote Bitcoin Active Index - Tradable on SIX Swiss Exchange

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10.11.2020 SQXBTQ 37270343
  • Actively Managed Certificate
  • Index Sponsor: Swissquote Bank SA, Gland, Switzerland
  • Management fee: 1.50% p.a.
  • Issuer: Leonteq Securities AG, Zurich

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Ethereum

  • Ethereum is based on blockchain technology but is more than a pure cryptocurrency
  • The Ethereum network can be used to run Smart Contracts that can have a variety of applications
  • On January 24, 2018, 97.17 million Ether (ETH) were in circulation. The issuance of new ETH is limited to 18 million ETH per year
  • Vitalik Buterin has generally described the Ethereum concept at the end of 2013 and presented it in January 2014
  • The Ethereum Foundation is based in Zug

Tracker Certificates on Ether - Tradable on SIX Swiss Exchange

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21.02.2020 ETHCTQ 37270385
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21.02.2020 ETHUTQ 37270386
  • Conversion ratio: 0.1
  • Management fee: 1.25% p.a.
  • Issuer: Leonteq Securities AG, Zurich

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Litecoin

  • Litecoin was designed as an alternative cryptocurrency to Bitcoin and launched in October 2011
  • Blocks are created every 2.5 minutes (Bitcoin every 10 minutes), which ensures faster transaction times
  • The number of Litecoins is limited to 84 million
  • Adapted mining algorithm to avoid centralization

Tracker Certificates on Litecoin - Tradable on SIX Swiss Exchange

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  • Conversion ratio: 0.1
  • Management fee: 1.25% p.a.
  • Issuer: Leonteq Securities AG, Zurich

Factsheet

Bitcoin Cash

  • Bitcoin Cash was created by a hard fork from the Bitcoin network on 01.08.2017
  • Increased number of transactions per time compared to Bitcoin
  • Lower transaction costs in the network

Tracker Certificates on Bitcoin Cash - Tradable on SIX Swiss Exchange

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  • Conversion ratio: 0.1
  • Management fee: 1.25% p.a.
  • Issuer: Leonteq Securities AG, Zurich

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Ripple

  • Ripple is both a digital currency "XRP" and a decentralized, peer-to-peer payment network
  • The number of ripple tokens is fixed at around 100 million
  • Transaction costs are close to zero and payments are possible within seconds

Tracker Certificates on Ripple - Tradable on SIX Swiss Exchange

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21.02.2020 XRPUTQ 40459475
  • Conversion ratio: 1
  • Management fee: 1.25% p.a.
  • Issuer: Leonteq Securities AG, Zurich

Factsheet

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E-gaming: much more than just a “game”

Tracker certificates on e-gaming shares

E-gamers target the Olympics

The fact that the real and the digital world are increasingly merging into one another is evident not least from the e-gaming market itself. Even now, e-sports matches lasting hours are attracting sell-out audiences to real venues. This is hardly surprising, given that prizes worth millions are at stake. According to estimates by market intelligence provider Newzoo, in 2017 around USD 700 million was up for grabs in this type of competition. It is thought that this figure will rise to USD 1.5 billion by as early as 2020. E-sports athletes themselves are far from being satisfied with these ever higher prizes, though; they are also looking to raise their profile and prestige. Gamers could, for instance, compete for medals for the first time at the Olympic Games in Paris 2024. Discussions between the Olympic Committees and the e-sports community are already well under way.

Push for innovation making the tills ring

But it is not only gamers who are anticipating an exciting future – stock market players, too, are taking a keen interest in the innovations in the video games segment. That’s because these innovations could also boost company profits – and thus also to their share price. Nintendo recently scored a direct hit in that respect. Due to strong demand for its new games console Switch, at the end of October the Japanese company practically doubled its profit forecast for the 2017/18 financial year (ending 31 March). At the same time, the sales target for the Switch was jacked up from 10 million to 14 million devices. The stock market is joining in these celebrations: in 2017, the value of the company rose by around three-quarters. But competitors are not taking things lying down: November, for instance, saw Microsoft  put the Xbox One X, the first games console with integrated 4K resolution, into stores. Unlike Nintendo, the games segment is not the decisive factor influencing Microsoft’s fortunes – but even so, the segment (which also takes in gaming software and services and the online service Xbox Live) accounts for around a tenth of the whole group’s turnover, and the trend is upward. In “Xbox Software and Services”, Microsoft posted a noteworthy 21% increase in revenues in Q1 2017/18. And, following substantial losses in 2013 and 2014, Sony has now succeeded in turning that situation around. Its management recently adjusted the profit forecast for the current financial year significantly upwards: it is set to hit JPY 500 billion, a figure last achieved in 1998. One of the big drivers behind this is the PlayStation 4, with more than 60 million of these consoles having been sold since its launch four years ago.

Driving profits beyond the sector

There is one success story that has been unrivalled in the sector in recent years: Nvidia. While the US group is not directly a games company, it is closely connected with the sector through its processors. The gaming segment account for USD 1.56 billion in sales in the last quarter alone, primarily for graphics cards. The California-based company also recently created a massive stir in the consoles arena, when the Nintendo Switch, Nvidia’s Tegra superchip, succeeded in winning out against market leader AMD. Swiss-based Logitech is likewise profiting from the growing number of e-gamers. The company offers mice, keyboards, headsets and controllers for all games enthusiasts. To accompany the first-person shooter game “Battlefield 1” from Electronic Arts, Logitech has even brought out special products designed to give the gamer an advantage through accurate, rapid-response hardware.

Gaming” profits: new tracker certificates on e-gaming shares

Leonteq is now offering interested investors the opportunity to build on this innovation-driven growth sector. To that end, two tracker certificates are being launched on the Solactive Electronic Gaming Index. The open-ended products are offered in two currency tranches, CHF and USD. It allows holders to participate 1:1 (less a management charge of 1.35% p.a.) in the share price trend for the sector. The Index includes the big hitters in the sector. In addition to the companies already listed, it also covers South Korean games developer Nexon, the US company Take-Two Interactive, and the Japanese Capcom. The Index features a total of 20 companies, the majority of whom are headquartered in Asia. Only companies of sufficient size and liquidity make it into the equally-weighted barometer, which is rebalanced half-yearly. The 20 shares with the highest capitalization are ultimately included in the Index. Since the baseline value uses the total return variant, dividends feed into the calculation on a net basis. The track record of the Solactive Electronic Gaming Index is impressive: the index has risen by more than half since its launch on 21 July 2016.

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  • Conversion Ratio: 1
  • Management Fee: 1.35% p.a.
  • Issuer: Leonteq Securities AG, Zurich

Solactive Electronic Gaming Index (since 21.07.2016)

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Bitcoin: the rapid rise of a cryptocurrency

Tracker certificates on rising bitcoin prices

The rush to the digital currency

There is no universally-valid reference exchange rate for bitcoin. The digital currency is traded on special online markets such as BitStamp or ItBit. For a long time the exchange rate barely moved, until the first hype kicked in at the start of 2013. Within 12 months, the value of a bitcoin shot up from around USD 20 to over USD 1,100 at some points. After that, admittedly, a correction phase began that took the bitcoin back down to around USD 200 by the middle of 2015. However, this reversal was not proclaiming the death-knell of the digital currency - following this brief lull, the price trend has since been almost uninterruptedly upwards. And there was a veritable explosion in the exchange rate this August, when the blockchain was split into the previous bitcoin and the newly created cryptocurrency, bitcoin cash. Since the start of the year, bitcoin has increased in value by over 600% (effective 15.11.2017).

A bubble, or just the start?

Hype of this kind also brings out the sceptics. Whereas for the cyber fan community bitcoin is only at the start of the boom, others are warning of a crash. The US billionaire Howard Marks, for instance, compares the current rush with the dotcom bubble at the turn of the century – and he should know, since he predicted the bursting of that bubble. “Digital currencies are nothing but an unfounded fad,” says Marks. One thing is pretty well undeniable: the cryptocurrency is highly speculative, and in our parts of the world it is not yet even an official means of payment. That said, the rapid growth in users and transactions argues in favour of bitcoin. And an additional argument in favour is that the digital currency is becoming increasingly socially acceptable – not only because there is a growing trend for companies to accept bitcoin as a means of payment, but also because interest is growing in the capital market too. Thus applications have been filed with the relevant authorities in the USA and Switzerland for licensing of bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Moreover, according to media reports the Moscow stock exchange is currently working on an infrastructure for trading in cryptocurrencies. These developments underline the growing importance of bitcoin. Finally, and crucially, bitcoin is independent from the vulnerable banking system. With payment transactions being handled via the blockchain, it effectively makes the banks superfluous.

A glowing comparison

From speculation to payments to pensions, many areas of application are attributed to bitcoin. Due to the manufactured scarcity of the cryptocurrency, experts often like to make a comparison with gold. Similarly to the precious metal, bitcoin promises a high degree of privacy. The network only ever knows the public address and the contents of a wallet, but not its owner. In principle, the payment transaction is comparable to gold passing from one set of hands to another; the difference being that the persons involved do not need to be in the same place. Parallels to precious metals can also be drawn with regard to the increasing interest from states such as Russia or China. The motive could be, just as with the widespread hoarding of gold, independence from the US dollar.

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Tracker certificates on rising Bitcoin prices - Tradable at the exchange

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  • Conversion ratio: 0.1 
  • Issuer: Leonteq Securities AG, Zurich

Tracker certficate on Swissquote Bitcoin Active Index - Tradable at the exchange

UNDERLYING CURRENCY indicative ask price  Maturity Valor
Swissquote Bitcoin Active Index USD
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10.11.2020 37270343
  • Actively Managed Certificate
  • Issue price: USD 1'000
  • Index Sponsor: Swissquote Bank SA, Gland, Switzerland
  • Issuer: Leonteq Securities AG, Zurich

Ahead of its time: new tracker certificates on bitcoin

Admittedly, strong fluctuations in the double-digit percentage range on a single day – as have been experienced in the past – may still be part of the scene. But many developments, such as the emerging discussion around bitcoin ETFs, are testimony to growing interest within the global financial industry in cryptocurrency trading. Although in March of this year it was announced that the Winklevoss twins’ licensing application for a bitcoin-based ETF had failed. Therefore, while discussions are still ongoing in the ETF world, Leonteq is already offering interested investors the opportunity of turning to bitcoin, via innovative tracker certificates. These enable a direct participation in the upward exchange rates of the digital currency. The basis is the reference exchange rate to the USD, and there is no management charge.

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HERE  you can learn more about the theme «Bitcoin: the rapid rise of a cryptocurrency».

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