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ETF Exchange-Traded Funds

25/07/2017 | 10:20 AM  Are exchange-traded fund flows inflating a dangerous bubble, or simply a natural market reaction to higher fees from the active fund universe?

11/07/2017 | 8:07 AM  The flows into passive and quasi-passive vehicles are having a distortive effect on markets and this is prone, as always, to sudden reversals.

26/06/2017 | 3:05 PM  Investors should consider style-exposures they would like in their portfolios, explains Jonathan Shead, head of portfolio strategists, Asia Pacific, State Street Global Advisors.

20/06/2017 | 9:13 AM  Any outperformance of active managers fails to offset their much longer periods of underperformance, argues BetaShares chief economist, David Bassanese.

16/06/2017 | 9:42 AM  While traditional exchange-traded funds continue their rapid growth, this newer breed of exchange-traded products is gaining its own momentum.

14/06/2017 | 6:28 PM  With more than $27 billion in Australian exchange-traded products at March 31, investor interest in the listed vehicles remains strong.

01/06/2017 | 9:11 AM  Investors that go against the natural market-cap-weighting process begin to stack the deck against themselves--but is the traditional approach always best?

01/06/2017 | 8:10 AM  Regardless of whether the US market continues its bull run, diversifying internationally will likely remain an appealing prospect for Australian investors.

22/05/2017 | 8:18 AM  The inclusion of China A-shares in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index would result in investors benefitting from the performance of some of China's most important companies.

11/05/2017 | 12:10 PM  The composition of the Australian ETP market has changed, with new asset classes, strategic-beta vehicles, active vehicles, and other non-traditional products having launched.

08/05/2017 | 8:06 AM  There are several reasons behind the surging popularity of exchange-traded funds, including their ability to deliver tax advantages over actively managed funds.

26/04/2017 | 8:00 AM  Contrary to popular belief, history has shown that global listed infrastructure securities can perform well following an interest rate hike.

12/04/2017 | 1:14 PM  With views mixed on whether the current bull market has much puff left, investors may want to position their portfolios to insulate against a market shock should it arrive.

28/03/2017 | 8:43 AM  It should come as no surprise that ETFs have moved into the limelight and are providing attractive ways for investors to achieve low-cost small-cap exposure.

27/03/2017 | 8:38 AM  While the local ETF market's offerings may appear dull in comparison to those of the US, Australian funds are getting more diverse as managers seek to reach new investors.

14/03/2017 | 10:13 AM  Warren Buffett once again extolled the virtues of passive funds in his recent Berkshire Hathaway shareholder letter.

13/03/2017 | 9:31 AM  While it's difficult for Australians to invest directly in US shares and big name IPOs, managed funds and ETFs represent a good way to gain a diversified technology exposure.

07/03/2017 | 4:28 PM  The world's first fixed-income ETF manager discusses interest rates, technology trends and how far fixed-income ETF flows have left to run.

02/03/2017 | 8:02 AM  Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett praises indexing and American dynamism in his 2016 letter to shareholders.

20/02/2017 | 8:05 AM  One thing markets have great difficulty putting a price on is uncertainty, and the good news for gold is that markets are beginning to reflect this, says VanEck's Arian Neiron.

01/02/2017 | 1:24 PM  ETF investors have more choice than ever but should exercise caution, says Morningstar's associate director of passive strategies.

25/01/2017 | 12:43 PM  In this edition of ETFInvestor, we find that Australia's ETP market is growing in both size and complexity, and examine what this means for investors.

25/01/2017 | 8:03 AM  2016 will be remembered as the year that smart-beta ETFs moved from the periphery of the investment management industry towards centre stage.

20/12/2016 | 5:33 PM  While markets have gone into fantasy mode since the US presidential election, gold has tumbled even as stocks, the US dollar, copper and interest rates have climbed substantially.


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