Commodities & Natural Resources

IndexIQ offers a comprehensive family of Commodities and Global Natural Resources ETFs:

IQ GLOBAL RESOURCES ETF (GRES) offers broad exposure across eight sectors of the Commodity and Global Natural Resources market, including the major commodity sectors (Precious Metals, Industrial Metals, Livestock, Energy, and Grains, Food & Fiber), plus Timber, Water and Coal. Individually, each component of GRES represents an attractive investment opportunity and, collectively, they represent among the broadest commodity and natural resource exposures in the ETF industry.

IQ GLOBAL AGRIBUSINESS SMALL CAP ETF (CROP) provides important exposure to global small cap companies engaged in the agribusiness sector, including crop production and farming, livestock operations, agricultural supplies & logistics, agricultural machinery, agricultural chemicals, and biofuels. This small cap agribusiness segment is well positioned to benefit from rising food prices, increasing populations and the growing demand for alternative fuels.

IQ GLOBAL OIL SMALL CAP ETF (IOIL) provides important exposure to global small cap companies engaged in the oil sector, including in the areas of exploration and production, refining and marketing, and equipment, services and drilling.

IQ CANADA SMALL CAP ETF (CNDA) provides exposure to the dynamic small-cap segment of the Canadian economy, a segment poised to experience significant growth based in large part on Canada’s vast natural resources, including its large proven crude reserves and status as a significant exporter of crude oil and natural gas.

IQ AUSTRALIA SMALL CAP ETF (KROO) offers access to the resource rich Australian economy, including Australia’s status as a large producer of gold and coal, and a significant exporter of commodities and natural resources, including to China. Australia’s dynamic small cap companies are well positioned for growth amid the continued global demand for commodities and natural resources.

IndexIQ’s suite of Commodities and Global Natural Resources ETFs provides investors with these and other potential benefits:

Benefits include:
  • Broad Commodities and Global Natural Resources Exposure
  • Access for all investors
  • Intra-day liquidity — no lockups
  • Portfolio transparency — clarity into what the investor owns
  • Rules-based methodologies — limits manager subjectivity

As of 05/21/2015

ETF Name Fund Ticker NAV   NAV Change Price   Price Change  Index    


IQ Global Resources ETF GRES $27.3407 $-0.1219 $27.29 $-0.02
IQ Global Agribusiness Small Cap ETF CROP $28.2711 $-0.2977 $28.26 $-0.26
IQ Global Oil Small Cap ETF IOIL $16.8915 $0.0361 $16.80 $0.35
IQ Canada Small Cap ETF CNDA $18.6665 $-0.0032 $18.63 $0.04
IQ Australia Small Cap ETF KROO $16.5775 $0.0189 $16.37 $0.00


Brokerage commissions apply. Components are published daily on the company’s website. ETFs are liquid in that they are exchange-traded. Diversification does not eliminate the risk of experiencing investment losses. As some of the Funds’ investments are concentrated in single countries, the value of their shares will be affected by factors specific to those countries and may fluctuate more widely than that of funds which invest in a broad range of countries.

Investors should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the Funds before investing. To obtain a prospectus containing this and other important information, please call 888-934-0777 or click here to view or download a prospectus online. Read the prospectus carefully before you invest. There are risks involved with investing including the possible loss of principal. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

MainStay Investments® is a registered service mark and name under which New York Life Investment Management LLC does business. MainStay Investments, an indirect subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, New York, NY 10010, provides investment advisory products and services. IndexIQ® is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Investment Management Holdings LLC. ALPS Distributors, Inc. (ALPS) is the principal underwriter of the ETFs. NYLIFE Distributors LLC is a distributor of the ETFs and the principal underwriter of the mutual fund. NYLIFE Distributors LLC is located at 169 Lackawanna Ave., Parsippany, NJ 07054. ALPS Distributors, Inc. is not affiliated with NYLIFE Distributors LLC. NYLIFE Distributors LLC is a Member FINRA/SIPC.