The BetaShares USD ETF provides investors with exposure to the performance of the US dollar, relative to the Australian dollar.
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USD invests in US dollar-denominated bank deposit accounts, held by JP Morgan Chase Bank. Any interest earned on the deposits will accrue to the benefit of the ETF. An investor would expect to profit from the USD ETF when the AUD/USD exchange rate goes down (i.e., when the Australian dollar falls in value against the US dollar).
Investors could use the BetaShares USD ETF to profit from a view that the US dollar will strengthen relative to the Australian dollar, or to hedge against US dollar currency risk for those who primarily invest in ASX shares that earn revenue in Australian dollars.
The Best ETFs technical analysis chart pack shows the 12-month share price movements, Stochastic bands and traded volume (for both up and down days). This chart uses end-of-day data, so it’s for illustrative purposes only.
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