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There a lot of confused information in your question so it's impossible for anyone to provide an accurate answer. When there's a stock split (traditional or reverse), the options adjust accordingly. If the put was OTM before the split, it's OTM after the split. No one exercises OTM options nor would a broker allow you to do so. If there's time ...


The "accumulation" fund reinvests its dividends, while the "income" fund distributes them, reducing price return. If you reinvested dividends in the income version I'd expect you'd see much closer results.


Simple answer: You can't eliminate the roll yield effect. But I'd say that futures performance is already "mostly" driven by moves in commodity spot prices, since these tend to be larger than the cost-of-carry contributions (e.g., a commodity easily moves 5% up or down in a month whereas cost of carry is a fraction of a percent per month). The normal case ...


There are "optimum yield" commodity indexes, that choose which dated futures contract to roll-into, that ETF's can license:


An etf or fund that had to physically store and redeem a wide range of commodities would be both extremely expensive and completely impracticable in many cases. Are you just going to buy and hold physical pork bellies or orange juice for a decade for example? Who is going to buy 10 year old frozen foodstuff with a dubious storage history when you want to ...


The information that you linked to specifically states, that the agio/disagio is 0% for trades via an exchange. So, yes, this should only be relevant if you wanted to buy the shares directly from the issuer. Anyone having bought this ETF from the issuer - and thus having paid this surcharge - will have added these charges to their respective sell prices. ...

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