See Also


Australian Dollar ETF

Brazilian Real ETF

British Pound ETF

Canadian Dollar ETF

Carry Trade ETF

Chinese Yuan ETF

Euro ETF

Indian Rupee ETF

Japanese Yen ETF

Mexican Peso ETF

New Zealand Dollar ETF

Russian Ruble ETF

South African Rand ETF

Swedish Krona ETF

Swiss Franc ETF

US Dollar ETF

Currency ETF List

Short Currency ETF




 Carry Trade ETF


carry trade etf 


The "Currency Carry Trade" refers to investing in high yielding currencies with funds financed by borrowing from low yielding currencies. There is currently one currency ETF traded in the US that claims to follows this forex carry trade strategy  and it is the iPath Optimized Currency Carry ETN. It is actually an exchange traded note or ETN that is sponsored by Barclays Global Investors and it trades on the NYSE Arca exchange under symbol ICI.


The currencies that this ETF applies the carry trade to are the G10 currencies and they include the U.S. dollar, the euro, the Japanese yen, the Canadian dollar, the Swiss franc, the British pound sterling, the Australian dollar, the New Zealand dollar, the Norwegian krone and the Swedish krona. Below are the currency breakdown of the ICI ETN as provided by Barclays.


carry trade etf

Source: Barclays Capital





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