Brussels - October 22, 2013: Today NYSE Euronext listed Gold Bullion Securities (GBS), the world’s first physically-backed gold ETP on its Brussels market. GBS is a product of ETF Securities, one of the world’s leading, independent providers of Exchange Traded Products (ETPs). In addition, ETF Securities also passported to the Belgian market a full range of broad, sector and single commodities, and currency investment solutions.
GBS is designed for investors who seek exposure to physical gold and was listed on Euronext Brussels following an increased demand from Belgian investors wishing to hold gold as part of a broader and more diversified portfolio.
ETF Securities also made over 100 ETPs available to Belgian investors, including a full range of physically-backed precious metals, single commodities and currency ETPs, which provide investors with exposure to the world’s currency markets.
“We are delighted with the listing of Gold Bullion Securities on NYSE Euronext”, said Vincent Van Dessel, Chairman and CEO of NYSE Euronext Brussels. “There is a need for ETPs among institutional investors who seek to diversify their portfolio. The demand for gold in particular remains high among Belgian investors. With this new listing on our Brussels market, we can offer local investors a new solution for their diversification needs. ”