The ETFS ACDC ETF provides investors with passive exposure to the performance of companies involved in battery technology and lithium mining. ACDC adopts an equal weight strategy, meaning that it weights the shares within the portfolio equally – this is different from traditional index fund ETFs which invest more in the largest companies (as determined by market capitalisation).
ACDC invests in companies involved in battery technology and lithium mining, as well as other electrochemical storage options. The ACDC ETF tracks the performance of the Solactive Battery Value-Chain Index which is a global shares index that includes exposure to shares of companies categorised by the U.S. Department of Energy’s DOE as battery technology companies or by Metal Bulletin as being involved in lithium mining.
The ACDC ETF could be used by investors to gain a tactical exposure to the battery technology thematic. ACDC is a global ETF, investing across Asia, the US, Europe and to a minor extent, Australia.
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