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As we touched on in one on of our last posts, global share markets have quickly moved from bull markets to bear markets over the last few months, with the Australian share market now sitting at 12 month lows. We…

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There’s been a slow down in new LIC IPOs in recent times, but in what may be the last opportunity this year, Cadence Capital are currently raising capital for their Cadence Opportunities Fund (CDO). Raising up to $200m, the CDO…

Riding the share market rollercoaster

ETF Watch - Nov 07, 2018

The month of October 2018 saw volatility return to global share markets. With fairly benign conditions for a few years now, it did not take long for doom and gloom headlines to dominate as markets fell by anywhere from 10…

The Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (QRI) is open until 13 November 2018. Find out more and download the prospectus here. Whilst equity based Listed Investment Company IPOs have been the flavour of the month in recent times, with 20…

Vanguard gets ethical with VESG and VEFI

ETF Watch - Oct 16, 2018

One does not need to go back far to remember a time where ethical investing was relegated to the fringes and considered an ideology that would impact investing performance. How times have changed, with one of Australia’s largest fund managers,…

The Firetrail Absolute Return Limited (FTA) IPO is open unitl 19 October 2018. Find out more and download the prospectus here. One of the first of the late 2018 run of LIC listings, the Firetrail Absolute Return Limited (FTA) IPO…

Here at ETF Watch we love seeing new ETFs launched. None more so than ETFs that attempt to home in on future megatrends. Betashares are targeting one of these megatrends, being Robotics and Artificial Intelligence with their Global Robotics and…

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 and over 30% per annum growth. Recognising this growth, the corporate regulator the Australian Securities &…

In the last couple of years, there has been a proliferation of thematic ETFs launched in Australia, giving investors access to certain themes or niches previously not available to Australian investors. Earlier this year we listed the themes we’d like…

The rise and rise of Active ETFs

ETF Watch - Aug 09, 2018

Some time ago we took a look at Exchange Traded Managed Funds or “Active ETFs”. At that time only a handful existed, although it was clear this approach was becoming more popular. We predicted then that we’d see plenty more…

Most of the recent innovation in LICs has involved issuers of new LICs covering the costs of the listings, rather than passing these costs on to investors as they did in the past. That’s changed today, with PM Capital’s launch…

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