ETF Exchange-Traded Funds
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.
13/12/2016 | 9:25 AM The Australian ETF market witnessed good growth and increased sophistication in 2016, and is expected to reach a market capitalisation of over $30 billion in 2017.
05/12/2016 | 8:11 AM As significant geopolitical and economic events will continue to contribute to ongoing US market volatility, investors need to consider those companies with strong competitive advantages.
22/11/2016 | 10:41 AM Should Japanese equity markets receive a further boost from a rising US dollar against the yen and Trump-backed stimulus, local investors have an attractive option for exposure to this thematic.
15/11/2016 | 12:19 PM Australian retail investors are increasingly turning to ETFs that provide specific tactical exposures to global themes, particularly in the context of large-scale market events such as US election 2016
07/11/2016 | 8:47 AM Given the lagging performance of many active strategies, it is no surprise investors are increasingly switching to passive management, VanEck Australia's Arian Neiron says.
01/11/2016 | 8:14 AM While it may be intuitive to assume strong economic growth translates into strong stock-market performance, the evidence suggests otherwise.
25/10/2016 | 9:11 AM Active exchange-traded products have generated a lot of hype in Australia since 2015. In this edition of ETF Investor, we explore what these vehicles have to offer.
21/10/2016 | 9:02 AM Warning of "much lower market returns" ahead, Vanguard founder Jack Bogle urges investors to seek low-cost investment products. From Morningstar US.
20/10/2016 | 9:11 AM Exchange-traded funds come in many different shapes and sizes but it's important to understand some practical ways in which they can be incorporated into investors' portfolios.
18/10/2016 | 8:09 AM With cybercriminals continuing to have plenty of targets the pressure will be on cybersecurity companies to stay a step ahead, which will potentially benefit investors.
13/10/2016 | 9:35 AM From a relatively vanilla selection on offer in the early 2000s, Australian investors can now choose from a wide range of exchange-traded products in various flavours.
04/10/2016 | 11:25 AM Mid-cap stocks are situated in the "sweet spot" of the equities universe, typically offering higher growth rates than large caps and having greater access to capital than small caps.
08/08/2016 | 3:14 PM In this edition of ETF Investor, Morningstar examines several ETFs that have displayed portfolio turnover quirks, and explores what that may mean for investors.
08/07/2016 | 3:14 PM Due to markets going through cycles of "style rotation," fundamental-indexing strategies have tended to outperform traditional value indexing approaches historically, according to BetaShares.
05/07/2016 | 3:14 PM While the Brexit drama could play out for some time to come as the UK government negotiates the terms of its departure from the EU, there are plenty of "safe havens" for Australian investors.
22/06/2016 | 3:14 PM Most investors using ETFs are aware of the key benefits such as diversification, transparency and low cost, but one of the most unknown advantages of ETFs is their tax efficiency.
21/06/2016 | 3:14 PM We have more borrowing, more leverage, more government debt relative to GDP than we have ever had with no attempt to get it down, says Vanguard founder Jack Bogle.
20/06/2016 | 3:14 PM As the popularity of ETFs continues to skyrocket in Australia, Morningstar asks Jon Howie, head of iShares Australia how ongoing market volatility affects investors in this space.
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