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2016 ETF and LIC Performance Table

ETF Watch - Jan 15, 2017

The start of 2017 gives us an opportunity to reflect on the year that has just passed. In this short post we rank the performance of all ASX listed ETFs and LICs in 2016 that we follow. [More]

Forager Australian Share Fund (FOR) today launched on the ASX, with a market cap of around $150m. This listing is a little different to usual, with the fund converting from a regular managed fund to a listed investment. We take a look at FOR. [More]

Due to close on 20 December, Thorney Technologies Limited is aiming to raise up to $125m for a new technology focused LIC, through a backdoor ASX listing. The listing will include a $25m allocation to retail investors... [More]

2016 Australian Robo Adviser Roundup

ETF Watch - Dec 09, 2016

Also known as Automated Investing, Robo Advice has been a Fintech buzz word for the last 12 months or so. Today we’re going to take a look at what Robo Advice is, and who the players are in the Australian market. [More]

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Australian ETF market prospers in 2016

Investor Daily - Jan 20, 2017

The Australian ETF industry continued its “steady drive forward” in 2016 and broke several records, according to automated investment firm Stockspot. The industry’s funds under management (FUM) grew by around $4.3 billion, experiencing growth of... [Link]

Angus Geddes' Fat Prophets is preparing to board the LIC train. It is understood Geddes has hired listed investment company-specialist Hamish Nairn and colleague Scott Dolling from Taylor Collison to help raise up to $66 million for the new... [Link]

Geoff Wilson's Wilson Asset Management has seized on the weak share price performance of Hunter Hall Global Value to demand an equal-access share buyback for all investors at fair value. Hunter Hall Global Value, or HHV is a $287 million listed... [Link]

Billionaire property investor Marc Besen and fruit and vegetable magnate Frank Costa are among the BRW Rich Listers and corporate identities backing Alex Waislitz's latest listed investment company. His Thorney Technologies lists on the ASX on... [Link]

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2016 Australian Robo Adviser Roundup

We take a look at what Robo Advice is, and who the players are in the Australian market.

Australian index ETF showdown: IOZ, STW & VAS compared

The 3 heavyweights of the Australian index ETFs share many similarities but some subtle differences. We take a look.

Digging deep into Australian listed Gold ETFs

The Gold ETFs available on the ASX and how they differ.