VIIZ (VelocityShares VIX Medium-Term ETN)

VIIZ Exposure and Basic Characteristics

VIIZ is an exchange traded note by VelocityShares, tracking the S&P500 VIX Mid-Term Futures Index and therefore providing an exposure to VIX futures with longer time to expiration (5 months Рcompared to 1 month of the VIIX ETN). These ETNs are among the exchange traded products targeting volatility and the VIX (CBOE Volatility Index).

Direction: Long, unleveraged

Underlying index: S&P500 VIX Mid-Term Futures Index ER

Exposure: Middle of the VIX futures curve (long positions in the fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh VIX futures contract months, rolling from the fourth to the seventh with passing time to maintain constant 5-month maturity)

VIIZ options: Not available

Product type: ETN (exchange traded note)

Issuer: Credit Suisse AG

Provider: VelocityShares

Inception date: 29 November 2010

Official Information and Links

The VelocityShares Daily Long VIX Medium-Term ETNs are senior, unsecured obligations of Credit Suisse AG acting through its Nassau branch. The return on the ETNs is linked to the daily performance of the S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures Index ER less the investor fee. Source: Factsheet (see links below).

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