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India ETFs provide regional exposure for Australian Investors

ETF WatchAugust 20, 2019

Until recently, Australian ETF investors looking for exposure to the burgeoning Indian economy could only access it through broad based…

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Regulator puts uncertainty around Active ETFs & LICs

ETF WatchJuly 30, 2019

Without a doubt, two of the success stories over the last 5 years in the listed funds space have been…

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2019 Financial Year ETF & LIC performance report

ETF WatchJuly 12, 2019

The 2019 Financial Year was certainly a year of two halves. Global selloffs saw share markets fall anywhere from 10-20%…

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ETFs hit $50 billion in Australia. Here’s where the flows went over the last year

ETF WatchJuly 9, 2019

When the ETF market closed in on $40 billion last financial year, we knew it was only a matter of…

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Fees cut on popular ETFs. Investors win!

ETF WatchJune 25, 2019

When Betashares launched their Australia 200 ETF (A200) a little over a year ago, they broke new ground in index…

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Franking sugar hit not enough to put the shine back on LICs

ETF WatchJune 19, 2019

When we took a look at the impacts that Labor’s proposed changes to franking credits were having on LIC Net…

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eInvest brings ethical investing to small caps with IMPQ

ETF WatchJune 10, 2019

Launching their first Active ETF last year, eInvest is a relatively new name in the world of ETFs. However the…

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Has uncertainty around franking credits taken the shine off LICs?

ETF WatchMay 1, 2019

Australia’s heading to the polls in what some are calling the most boring election campaign for decades. However, for share…

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Vaneck’s QUAL and QHAL put quality at the forefront

ETF WatchApril 7, 2019

When Vaneck recently launched the currency hedged version (QHAL) of the Veneck Vectors MSCI World ex Australia Quality ETF (QUAL),…

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Five things to look for when investing in ETFs

ETF WatchMarch 24, 2019

This post was first published on the Sharesight Blog. Sharesight is a great way  to track the performance of your…

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Pengana brings private equity to LICs with PE1

ETF WatchMarch 6, 2019

There was a time, not so long ago, when LIC new issues were a monthly event. Times have quickly changed,…

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VanEck targets Chinese growth with CNEW

ETF WatchFebruary 16, 2019

There’s no doubt Australia’s prosperity in recent times is linked to the rise of China from developing nation to global…

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What’s troubling global markets?

Six ParkJanuary 18, 2019

Despite heightened market volatility, positive fundamentals still outweigh the uncertainties causing angst for investors and the media. That’s the view…

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Looking back at ETFs in 2018

ETF WatchJanuary 17, 2019

As reported in our last post, 2018 was a turbulent year for investors, with falls in the latter half of…

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2018 ETF & LIC Performance Report

ETF WatchJanuary 11, 2019

Volatility returned with a vengeance in late 2018. In our 2017 reflection post, we talked about 2017 being one of the…

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BetaShares Asia Technology Tigers (ASIA) gives access to Asian tech giants

ETF WatchDecember 11, 2018

When we talk about technology companies in Australia, the household names of Google, Apple, Microsoft, Netflix and Amazon come to…

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