These were last week’s top performing leveraged and inverse ETFs. Note that because of leverage, these kinds of funds can move quickly. Always do your homework.
1. MJXL – ETFMG 2X Daily Alternative Harvest ETF
MJXL provides 2x daily leveraged exposure to a market-cap-weighted index of cannabis firms located globally, topped the list of top-performing levered ETFs with weekly returns of ~35%. Cannabis ETFs gained on hopes of federal legalization.
2. BOIL – ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Natural Gas
BOIL, the natural gas ETF was one of the top performing levered ETFs gaining ~27% in the last week. Natural gas prices continue to gain amid rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine and as several western countries imposed sanctions on Russia. Natural gas prices also got a boost from declining inventories as expected as well as cooler weather conditions.
The OILUETF, which provides 3x daily leveraged exposure to an index of US firms involved in oil and gas exploration and production featured on the top performing leveraged ETFs list, amid Russian sanctions, tight supply concerns as well as stable demand conditions.
GUSH, was another oil & gas exploration and production ETF that made it to the list from growing supply concerns.
5. NRGU – MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index 3X Leveraged ETN
NRGU which tracks three times the performance of an index of US Oil & Gas companies topped the weekly list returning ~20%. The energy sector gained more than 1% in the last five days.
6. UBR – ProShares Ultra MSCI Brazil Capped
UBR, which offers 2x daily long leverage to the MSCI Brazil Index was one of the top performing levered ETFs as the country witnessed improved commodity prices and as investors focus on investing in Brazil, India, and China markets from the erstwhile BRIC investing.
7. BRZU – Direxion Daily MSCI Brazil Bull 2X Shares
BRZU which provides 2x daily leveraged exposure to an index of large and mid-cap Brazilian companies also made it to the list.
8. DIG – ProShares Ultra Oil & Gas
DIG, ProShares Ultra Oil & Gas ETF that offers 2x daily long leverage to the Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Index, was one of the top performing ETFs on rising energy prices.
9. ERX – Direxion Daily Energy Bull 2X Shares
Direxion Daily Energy Bull 2X Shares was another energy ETF present on the list.
10. UCO – ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Crude Oil
ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Crude Oil was one of the levered ETFs returning more than 11% last week, as oil prices gained on global supply chain disruption and a sanction on Russian fuels by the western countries.
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Dow Today – Top Performing Leveraged/Inverse ETFs: 03/27/2022