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CurrencyShares British Pound (FXB) - ETF


Charts and data are derived from prices adjusted for both splits and distributions to emphasize total return.

ETF Symbol:
Avg Vol81k
52 wk High133.48
52 wk Low118.29
Inception:Jun 2006
(as of 2018-01-12)
Total Returns:
1 day1.5%
5 day1.2%
1 month3.1%
3 month3.5%
6 month4.6%
9 month9.5%
1 year12.4%
Compare Funds:
Correlated Group: Currency (View cGroup) (All Groups)


Correlated Funds

Most Directly Correlated
PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bearish FundUDN0.62  
CurrencyShares Euro TrustFXE0.51  
SPDR Barclays Capital Intl Corp Bond ETFIBND0.49  
SPDR Barclays Cap S/T Intl Treasury BondBWZ0.49  
iShares S&P/Citi Intl Treasury BondIGOV0.45  
SPDR Barclays Intl Treasury Bond ETFBWX0.44  
iShares MSCI Europe Small-CapIEUS0.40  
iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index FundEWU0.39  
WisdomTree Europe Small Cap DividendDFE0.39  
Sprott Gold Miners ETFSGDM0.37  
Least Correlated
Teucrium Corn Fund ETFCORN0.00  
iShares Transportation AvgIYT0.00  
iShares Morningstar Mid Value Index FundJKI0.00  
iShares US IndustrialsIYJ0.00  
Guggenheim S&P Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETFRHS0.00  
Global X SuperDividend US ETFDIV0.00  
iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond FunHYG0.00  
PowerShares Dyn PharmaceuticalsPJP-0.00  
PowerShares High Yield Corporate Bond PortfolPHB-0.00  
Velocity Shares 3x Long Nat Gas ETNUGAZ-0.00  
Most Inversely Correlated
Wisdom Tree Intl Hedged Div Gwth FundIHDG-0.26  
iShares Currency Hedged MSCI EAFE ETFHEFA-0.28  
Direxion Daily Jr Gld Mnrs Bear 3X Shrs ETFJDST-0.29  
db X-trackers MSCI Europe Hdgd Eq ETFDBEU-0.30  
Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bear 2X Shrs DUST-0.32  
VelocityShares 3x Inverse Gold ETNDGLD-0.32  
ProShares UltraShort GoldGLL-0.33  
ProShares UltraShort EuroEUO-0.52  
WisdomTree Bloomberg US Dllr Bullish ETFUSDU-0.53  
PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish FundUUP-0.61  
These 126 day (6 month) correlations can be considered short term, focusing on recent price movements.
Correlations are only calculated for actively traded funds. As of: 2018-01-12.

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