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Deutsche Bank – db x-trackers II US Treasuries Double Long Daily ETF

Deutsche Bank – db x-trackers II US Treasuries Double Long Daily ETF

Type: Exchange-traded fund

Aim: Growth by tracking the US Treasuries Double Long Daily index

Minimum investment: Negotiable with stockbroker

Investment split: 100% tracking the US Treasuries Double Long Daily index

Place of registration: Luxemburg

Charges: Annual 0.3%

Commission: None



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