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The Firetrail Absolute Return Limited (FTA) IPO is currently open. Offering access to Firetrail’s Long Short Strategy, the offer is open until 19 October and seeks to raise up to $378m. We take a look at the strategy and the Firetrail offer. [More]

Three reasons shorting can benefit your investment returns

James Miller - Firetrail Investments - Sep 25, 2018

Most investors place their bets on share prices rising. There is a lot less focus placed on shorting, the betting that share prices will decline. Shorting is done by borrowing shares for a small fee, selling them on the market, and then buying... [More]

We love seeing ETFs that attempt to hone in on future megatrends. Betashares are targeting one of these megatrends, being Robotics and Artificial Intelligence with their Global Robotics and Artificial Intelligence ETF (RBTZ). Today we take a look. [More]

ASIC gives ETFs the thumbs up

ETF Watch - Sep 12, 2018

In a few short years the Australian ETF market has moved from the fringes to the mainstream, now boasting over $40 billion in assets. Recognising this growth, the regulator, ASIC, recently ran a review of the segment. We share their findings. [More]

Launching today, ETFS Battery Tech & Lithium ETF (ACDC) provides investors with access to a range of Lithium miners (the key natural material used in batteries) and a range of companies investing in battery technology. We take a look. [More]

The rise and rise of Active ETFs

ETF Watch - Aug 09, 2018

Exchange Traded Managed Funds or “Active ETFs” are taking off in Australia, with 10 new listings in the last year alone. We think we've only seen the tip of the iceberg. Today we look at why active ETFs will continue to grow in popularity. [More]

PM Capital’s launch of “PTrackERS” has brought new innovation to the LIC space and helps to reduce the inherent risk of LICs trading at discounts to their NAV. We take a look at what PTrackERS are and PM Capital's new GO 2020 fund. [More]

One of the unique attributes of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and one which they share with managed funds, is their ability to create new units to grow their size. We take a look at the ETFs with the highest inflows in the 2018 Financial Year. [More]

Global markets recorded positive gains in the 2018 Financial Year, continuing their march forward in what is becoming one of the longest bull markets in history. We look at the performance in the 2018 Financial year of all ETFs and LICs we cover. [More]

In what is becoming an increasingly popular trend, another Active ETF has recently launched, with InvesSMART launching their Australian Equity Income Fund (INIF), raising $30m prior to listing, and now offering their Value Investing style on the ASX. [More]

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