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Vanguard FTSE Europe Shares ETF

Fund Manager: Vanguard
Inception Date: Dec 11, 2015

In one of the most interesting presidential races in many years 6 months, France heads to the polls this weekend, with reformist Emmanuel Macron up against modern day Joan of Arc, Marine Le Pen. With Macron the frontrunner in the election, European share markets are somewhat in a frenzy, with his pro business agenda expected to drive investment in a Europe which is still shocked by Brexit last year and has underperformed somewhat since the GFC. How it all plays out is anyone’s guess, but i ... [More]

After a reasonably slow start to the year, there’s been a flurry new ETFs listed over the last couple of months covering a broad range of focus areas. This includes everything from large cap focused global funds, to niche industries, and a couple of actively managed ETFs, a trend that shows no signs of abating. Today we’re going to take a brief look at the eight new listings over the last two months. Betashares Global Energy Companies ETF – Currency Hedged (FUEL) Launched ... [More]

To the surprise of everyone except maybe Boris Johnson, with 51.9% of the vote, the UK has voted to leave the European Union. Markets have reacted with expected volatility, and experts clamour to give their view on what this unexpected result means. We’re not in a position to provide our own forecasts, but we will look at some of the ETFs that are sure to be affected by this momentous event.  Currency ETFs Upon the Brexit announcement, the UK pound dropped over 10% against the U ... [More]

The marketing teams & journos must already be on Christmas holidays because over the last couple of weeks with little fanfare Vanguard and iShares have launched a total of 7 new ETFs on the ASX, with 5 focusing on global fixed income. Lets take a look at what's new. Fixed Income & Credit ETFs 5 of the new ETFs fill the much under-represented fixed interest sector of Australian ETFs. In fact, until now there has been no access to global fixed interest or credit securities in ... [More]

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