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Diversification – Harder to find?

Jonathon Mannion - Sandringham WealthJuly 6, 2020

This is a guest post from Jonathon Mannion. Jonathon is a portfolio construction guru and Senior Financial Adviser at Sandringham…

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LIC NAV discounts rise with peak market panic

ETF WatchApril 20, 2020

When we took a look at LIC Net Asset Value (NAV) discounts after LICs reported their February NAV, it was…

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$4b Fixed Income LIT sector capitulates in Coronavirus Crash

ETF WatchApril 2, 2020

Only a few short months ago the burgeoning Fixed Income Listed Investment Trust (LIT) space was the shining light of…

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Steve Bull discusses the Coronavirus Crisis with Shares for Beginners Podcast

ETF WatchMarch 26, 2020

ETF Watch founder Steve Bull first met with Phil Muscatello from the Shares for Beginners podcast in October last year…

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ETF & LIC performance since markets capitulated

ETF WatchMarch 25, 2020

The Coronavirus crash has unfolded faster than any crash in recent memory. It took almost a year for the GFC…

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Which LICs are best placed to retain dividends in the current environment?

ETF WatchMarch 24, 2020

Five weeks in to the Coronavirus crash, share markets are down in the vicinity of 35%, whole countries are in…

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LIC NAV discounts rise as fear grips markets

ETF WatchMarch 16, 2020

Listed Investment Companies have an obligation to report their fund’s underlying Net Asset Values on a monthly basis. They must…

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How does the Coronavirus crash compare to the GFC?

ETF WatchMarch 15, 2020

It’s been a memorable few weeks for humanity. The Coronavirus pandemic is escalating by the day, with preventative health measures…

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ETF Watch Fear Index heats up

ETF WatchMarch 12, 2020

In our last post (just 3 days ago), share markets were perilously close to bear market territory (a loss of…

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Surviving the Coronavirus meltdown with ETFs & LICs

ETF WatchMarch 9, 2020

In January and early February as news spread of the worsening Coronavirus pandemic in China, share markets, known for catching…

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Opinion: Active ETFs are the answer to LIC Mis-selling issues

Steve Bull - ETF WatchJanuary 29, 2020

It started as a murmur in 2019, the corporate regulator, ASIC began to raise concerns about the common practice of…

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2019 ETF & LIC Performance Report

ETF WatchJanuary 13, 2020

2019 was about as good as it got for equity investors, as benign market conditions and continued low interest rates…

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ETFs grew by 50% in 2019. Here’s where the money went

ETF WatchJanuary 13, 2020

After 2018 finished with a whimper, 2019 more than made up for it in the ETF market. Global markets rallied…

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BetaShares launches diversified ETFs on ASX

ETF WatchDecember 17, 2019

BetaShares are cementing their position as one of the leading ETF providers in Australia. They now manage roughly a quarter…

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Pressure rises on underperforming LICs as discounts persist

ETF WatchDecember 4, 2019

The period of 2014 to 2018 may be seen as the golden age for LICs. With over 50 LICs launched…

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SelfWealth gives power to the people with SELF ETF

ETF WatchNovember 13, 2019

When a new ETF launches, standard practice is for an ETF issuer to engage a professional index provider to provide…

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Diversification – Harder to find?
Jonathon Mannion - Sandringham Wealth -July 6, 2020