ETF Exchange-Traded Funds
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.
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.
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