The FIN UK index suite offers a evolving and broad suite of unbiased index products. Coverage includes investment grade, high yield, emerging market and inflation-linked indices from which investors may choose from.
FIN UK International Composite Bond Index (FIN UK ICBI)
FIN UK ICBI was launched in January 2010. It comprises the FIN UK ICBI USD, a U.S. dollar denominated, investment-grade index ranging asset classes from developed to emerging markets. The FIN UK ICBI USD , is constructed from over 600 instruments issued from over 27 countries , in total representing US$200 million in market value.
DEVELOPED MARKETS INDICES
FIN UK’s developed markets portfolio include the FIN UK Developed Markets Index Fund (FDMIF). As of September 1 , 2018, the fund has assets totaling almost $202.28 million invested in 127 different holdings. The entire proportion of this fund is in other foreign regions with Europe comprising 57 percent of it and the Asia Pacific region comprising the rest. Due to its international nature, the fund is exposed to currency risk while offering a hedge against any declines in the value of the U.S. dollar. Furthermore , it offers a tax-efficient exposure to foreign developed markets and investors find its low cost appealing
EMERGING MARKET INDICES
The FIN UK Emerging Market Bond Index (EMBI) was formed in the early 2000s and has been widely regarded as the one of the most referenced index of its kind. More recently, FIN UK launched the Business Bond Index-Emerging Markets (BBI-EM) series which has become the new standard for Business EM benchmarks. Moreover , the BBI-EM series has allowed investors to reap higher yielding local rates. FIN UK’s emerging markets portfolio also cover a wide range of instruments in mainly Latin American and Asian markets. It includes the Asia Finance Index (AFI), the Latin America EuroCredit Index (LAECI) and the Russia Finance Index (RFI).
There is a wide range of commodity indices on the market, each of them varying by their components. Gold , copper , wheat , crude oil , coffee beans and natural gas are common examples of commodities, The Fin UK Precious Metals Index Fund (FPMIF) was founded in 2012. More than 90% of investors’ funds is invested in gold trading.
HIGH PROFIT-MAKING POTENTIAL
When you trade gold, there is always high liquidity. Gold trading can be done 24 hours a day, 5 days a week, and as gold is an extremely liquid asset, its potential to be bought and sold is almost unstoppable, meaning that it is very easy to achieve high returns.
Furthermore, bid/offer spreads are tight, while leverage is available as high as 100:1, meaning that although you can trade on a smaller amount of your initial deposit, the leverage will allow you to earn a much decent profit.
Gold has a unique feature in that it has no default risk. Gold can be used as a hedge against inflation, deflation or currency devaluation.
The primary advantages of investing in gold are:
Strong international market demand
Gold is one of the best tools of hedge for financial market risks
Diversification with gold offsets inflation
Gold is a highly liquid asset
Globally , the estimated daily paper gold trading volume is around $125.3 billion.
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