The heat is on the Prime Minister for his investments in ETFs which include exposure to large tobacco companies. We see what ETFs are available on the ASX which have an ethical bias and look at what ethical really means. [More]
There’s been a clear trend this year of new ETF listings employing Smart Beta strategies. iShares has just launched 4 new ETFs as part of their Edge series, including Australian and Global low volatility and multifactor options. [More]
The high weighting of our flagship index to a few companies limits its usefulness for diversification. Betashares Australian Ex-20 Portfolio Diversifier ETF (EX20) helps to solve this problem by excluding the top 20 companies in the S&P/ASX200 index. [More]
H2OCEAN Limited (H2O) aims to capitalise on the opportunities that digital disruption in the finance sector brings, by investing in 'fintech' companies. We take a look at the IPO and where it may fit in an investor's portfolio. [More]
As an alternative dividend source to the banks and property trusts, the burgeoning listed investment company sector should be on the shopping list of any self-respecting, self-funded retiree. An LIC is a basket of stocks chosen by a manager... [Link]
VanEck today announced that research house Zenith Partners has awarded a ‘Recommended’ rating to its VanEck Vectors Australian Equal Weight ETF (ASX:MVW) and VanEck Vectors MSCI World ex Australia Quality ETF (ASX:QUAL). [Link]
Two charitable listed investment companies founded and directed by Geoff Wilson and backed by billionaires Solomon Lew, Andrew Forrest, Alex Waislitz and the Smorgon family have struck a deal with online broker CommSec to facilitate more... [Link]
As long as interest rates remain low, there will continue to be a high appetite for new LIC floats from yield-hungry SMSF investors, according to Independent Investment Research. Speaking to InvestorDaily, Independent Investment Research analyst... [Link]
We take a look at what Robo Advice is, and who the players are in the Australian market.
The Gold ETFs available on the ASX and how they differ.
How much does a diversified ETF portfolio really cost?