ETF Exchange-Traded Funds
03/02/2016 | 8:27 AM A combination of Fed tightening and cheap emerging markets valuations historically sets up a good emerging markets performance for 2016.
01/02/2016 | 8:27 AM While it's often claimed that dollar-cost averaging can protect investors against downside risk, research shows it is doubtful whether the strategy is more lucrative than lump-sum investing.
05/01/2016 | 10:23 AM There are many potential benefits to ETF investing but there are a number of rules investors should heed in order to avoid problems.
07/12/2015 | 8:31 AM With the prospect of higher US interest rates, China's slowdown and Australia's sluggish growth, investors need to position themselves to generate higher returns while also managing risk.
26/11/2015 | 8:07 AM Emerging-markets equity valuations are looking compelling, but in light of the myriad risks they're facing, it may not quite be the time to be greedy.
24/11/2015 | 8:12 AM There are a number of ways an equal-weighted portfolio benefits investors compared to a market cap-weighted portfolio. But ultimately the most important factor is total return.
09/11/2015 | 3:48 PM Recent volatility in the US and China served as a reminder of the quirks of listed securities, and ETFs in those regions were no exception.
06/11/2015 | 8:16 AM Australians who are too comfortable with their domestic investments could learn an important lesson in diversification following this year's Melbourne Cup.
08/10/2015 | 3:31 PM A commonality among all global markets is the increasing complexity of the benchmarks underlying new ETFs, according to recent Morningstar research.
30/09/2015 | 7:03 AM With Prime Minister Turnbull's call to boost innovation in the economy, a notable shift in jobs from mining to the services industry is already under way, says BetaShares' David Bassanese
09/09/2015 | 7:34 AM Morningstar's economic moat methodology is designed to identify exceptional companies that will stand the test of time.
31/08/2015 | 7:32 AM The Fed's failure to "reload its cannon" leaves itself exposed should a new economic shock knock the US economy off course, says BetaShares' David Bassanese.
28/08/2015 | 7:45 AM Morningstar's Alex Prineas discusses the growth of the ETF market and what the China market turmoil means for the A-Share ETFs.
07/08/2015 | 7:37 AM An interesting development for ETF investors was that even when China A-Shares were suspended, many A-Share ETFs continued to trade.
06/08/2015 | 9:04 AM Fourteen new ETPs debuted in the second quarter -- more launches than the entire year of 2014. The ructions in China also made it an interesting quarter for emerging markets ETFs.
09/07/2015 | 2:09 PM Investors are urged to drill down and understand the strategy behind the plethora of new ETFs coming into the market.
04/06/2015 | 10:43 AM With increasingly complex exchange-traded products being launched on the ASX, investors need to make sure they do their homework, Morningstar's Alex Prineas says.
12/05/2015 | 7:37 AM With the use of ETFs, investors are now more easily able to construct diversified portfolios for specific purposes, such as achieving growth and income.
31/03/2015 | 7:40 AM While personal experience is a flawed teacher, investors can learn from history so they don't repeat the mistakes of past generations.
26/03/2015 | 8:14 AM With myriad exchange-traded funds now on the market, it is important that investors choose the right one for their portfolio.
17/03/2015 | 7:47 AM Since ETFs trade like shares, investors mistakenly evaluate their liquidity in the same way. But there are some important differences.
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