ETF Exchange-Traded Funds
4/03/2015 | 6:44 AM In addition to the risks usually associated with equity investing such as stock and market risk, investing internationally comes with other risks investors should remain cognisant of.
6/02/2015 | 8:13 AM While the growth in LICs is more cyclical, ETFs continue to develop from stronger structural growth.
5/02/2015 | 9:28 AM The ETF market continued its rapid growth, with assets up 15.42 per cent over the quarter and 49.8 per cent over 2014.
5/02/2015 | 7:35 AM Here are some stock, fund and ETF ideas for those investors who are putting new money to work and who don't mind some short-term volatility along the way.
11/12/2014 | 9:26 AM Morningstar's Tim Murphy discusses the new ETF analyst ratings and reports that are now available to investors.
24/11/2014 | 8:16 AM The latest industry figures show that Australian investors are increasingly looking to diversify into international investments.
21/10/2014 | 9:39 AM In this issue of ETF Investor, Morningstar investigates the claim that limiting portfolio turnover can benefit investors by reducing tax and trading costs.
19/09/2014 | 7:00 AM There is now a wide range of ETFs available in Australia that covers all major asset classes, but how should investors use these low-cost strategies within a portfolio?
11/09/2014 | 7:23 AM The tide is turning for emerging markets, which are poised to offer higher economic growth in the medium term, Van Eck Global's David Semple says.
6/08/2014 | 7:23 AM Direct investors and SMSFs will continue to be attracted by the low-cost and transparent structure of exchange-traded products, Market Vectors' Arian Neiron says.
31/07/2014 | 4:02 PM Morningstar takes a look at the growing strength of the ETF sector but not all products are seeing improved flows.
26/06/2014 | 7:24 AM The connection between the growth of SMSFs and ETFs is not a coincidence as the forces driving the massive surge in their popularity are essentially the same, argues BetaShares' Alex Vynokur.
20/06/2014 | 7:28 AM Investors can tap into a range of strategies that aim to boost the income return from global equities, according to Morningstar.
10/06/2014 | 7:29 AM King Midas still has his magic touch as key dynamics support further gains in the gold price in 2014, Market Vectors' Russel Chesler says.
15/05/2014 | 8:24 AM Exchange-traded funds can act as a safeguard against volatility in a portfolio because of better liquidity, according to Market Vectors' Arian Neiron.
9/05/2014 | 7:32 AM A range of listed investment opportunities allow investors access to a myriad of offshore companies.
8/05/2014 | 8:29 AM Strategic beta is one of the fastest-growing strategies in funds management. Morningstar analyst Alex Prineas explains why.
7/05/2014 | 8:18 AM A plethora of high-dividend ETFs is now available, but choosing an investment based just on the yield is usually a flawed strategy and investors need to consider a number of other factors.
5/05/2014 | 7:30 AM Exchange-traded funds and listed investment companies are both listed investments, and while they offer similar advantages, investors need to be aware of some crucial differences.
28/04/2014 | 11:55 AM Morningstar takes a look at the new strategic beta strategies offered by a growing number of ETFs.
3/04/2014 | 7:24 AM Combining the best attributes of traditional indices can give investors greater diversification and better market performance, according to Lars Hamich of Market Vectors Index Solutions.
24/03/2014 | 7:26 AM There are a number of new ETFs that are taking unique approaches to indexing and giving investors greater access to both growth and income.
6/03/2014 | 9:10 AM Recent figures have demonstrated the value of a "smart-beta" strategy in a portfolio, with a smart-beta index beating both the S&P/ASX 200 and many active fund managers on a total-return basis last year.
5/02/2014 | 7:29 AM A number of ETF providers are set to launch new products, further expanding the ETF universe for Australian investors.
29/01/2014 | 2:57 PM Morningstar expects the industry's healthy growth to continue.
21/01/2014 | 4:16 PM Investors wishing to see any meaningful capital growth in the coming year will want to continue holding equities and there are several global stocks that will no doubt pique their interest.
25/11/2013 | 4:16 PM The likes of Twitter, Facebook and Apple may make all the headlines, but Australian investors may benefit from a broader exposure that includes some of the more "antiquated" global tech companies.
23/01/2014 | 4:16 PM The Australian ETF industry continues rapid growth while flows into unlisted managed funds remain stagnant.
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