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ETF Exchange-Traded Funds

20/06/2018 | 9:48 AM  The expense ratio is just one of several costs investors need to consider before adding exchange-traded funds to an investment portfolio, says State Street's Susan A. Darroch.

12/06/2018 | 4:38 PM  Active ETFs offer investors a lower-cost offering and are increasingly used for holistic portfolio construction, says BetaShares' Alex Vynokur.

08/06/2018 | 10:32 AM  How investors' use of exchange-traded funds is evolving, and why Blackrock hasn't yet pushed into the active side of these products, according to Blackrock's Jonathan Howie.

08/06/2018 | 9:50 AM  Whether ETFs are to blame for returning market volatility was among topics traversed at the recent Morningstar Investment Conference 2018.

01/06/2018 | 11:43 AM  Most local investors are entirely missing the potential returns of emerging heavyweights such as Tencent, Alibaba and Baidu, writes VanEck's Arian Neiron.

30/05/2018 | 7:56 AM  ETFs aren't the whole story in the broader discussion of active versus passive funds and low-cost investing, writes Dan Kemp from Morningstar Investment Management, UK.

24/05/2018 | 4:49 PM  While most of us are inherently alert to risks in many areas of our lives, such as driving a car or crossing the street, currency risk within an investment context is often not considered.

24/05/2018 | 2:22 PM  Senior figures from two of Australia's largest exchange-traded fund shops have engaged in a robust exchange of views at Morningstar Investment Conference 2018.

17/05/2018 | 11:17 AM  These real-world insights from Morningstar's Ben Johnson include simple tips like checking in with a friend before big trades, and only trading during market open hours, and some that are more complex.

10/05/2018 | 4:35 PM  A growing sustainability focus among Australian exchange-traded funds has seen the ESG segment's funds under management jump 80 per cent year-on-year, Morningstar research shows.

10/05/2018 | 4:32 PM  On May 3, 2018, BlackRock announced it proposes to convert 14 of its cross-listed ETFs offered on the ASX to new Australia-domiciled iShares ETFs in July 2018.

10/05/2018 | 12:00 PM  Morningstar ETFInvestor for the March quarter 2018.

03/05/2018 | 5:26 PM  Two Australian exchange-traded product providers believe they will see further inflows as a partial response to the ongoing Royal Commission into financial services.

27/04/2018 | 5:35 PM  Australian first-time investors have an increasing number options at their disposal as micro-investing tools proliferate -- but how cost-effective are they?

05/04/2018 | 1:14 PM  Data suggests the worst of the share market declines are behind us, but a final bottom in the market could still be weeks or months off, according to BetaShares economist David Bassanese.

29/03/2018 | 9:52 AM  The tax efficiency of exchange-traded funds shouldn't be confused with tax immunity, as Ben Johnson from Morningstar in Chicago explains.

27/03/2018 | 8:48 AM  Active exchange-traded products were the fastest growing segment in another record-beating year for index trackers in 2017.

26/03/2018 | 2:01 PM  With two broad schools of thought on investment forecasting--espousing an "inside view" versus an "outside view"--Ben Johnson from Morningstar in Chicago explains which approach is more successful and why.

21/02/2018 | 2:11 PM  The purpose of Morningstar's qualitative, analyst driven research on funds is to identify those funds that should outperform a relevant peer group.

16/02/2018 | 2:14 PM  There are likely to be more failures such as the recently shuttered negative-VIX funds in the US, with an increase in product launches also likely to mean more duds, writes Ben Johnston from Morningstar in Chicago.

15/02/2018 | 9:18 AM  Smart beta exchange-traded funds could account for one-third of all ETFs listed on the Australian Securities Exchange by the end of 2018.

12/02/2018 | 5:05 PM  The dramatic growth of index funds has generated scepticism among some and outright hostility from others.

02/02/2018 | 8:18 AM  More than $10 billion flowed into Australia's exchange-traded products sector in 2017, which grew 39 per cent to $35.4 billion over the year.

31/01/2018 | 3:52 PM  What a year for exchange-traded products! This edition of ETFInvestor looks at the market's explosive growth and innovation.

30/01/2018 | 8:37 AM  Alex Zaika explains what goes into building an exchange-traded fund, and some of the different variables investors need to consider.

19/01/2018 | 10:26 AM  Total assets under management within the exchange-traded funds industry could rise as high as $45 billion in 2018, says BetaShares' Ilan Israelstam.

28/11/2017 | 8:12 AM  Despite their success, or likely because of it, there are several myths being spread about ETFs distorting the stock market, says VanEck Australia's Arian Neiron.

16/11/2017 | 10:55 AM  Current market fundamentals don't support investors' enthusiasm for buying currency exchange-traded funds, according to Morningstar manager research analyst, Anshula Venkataraman.

14/11/2017 | 2:24 PM  Morningstar's Anshula Venkataraman explores some of the nuances of currency exchange-traded products and why investors use them.

13/11/2017 | 8:14 AM  While options allow investors to manage risk and protect their portfolios, it's crucial to firstly get advice to understand what you're doing.

02/11/2017 | 8:00 AM  Many investors have missed out on the bond rally because their portfolios have been long on equities and short on bonds, according to VanEck Australia's Russel Chesler.

30/10/2017 | 9:57 AM  The Vanguard founder says net withdrawals have been offset by rising stock prices.

30/10/2017 | 9:35 AM  The Vanguard founder says his long-time strategy of sticking to index funds is still the best bet.



Using ETFs to manage portfolio risk Evolution of ETFs in investor portfolios Are ETFs to blame for market volatility?
Using ETFs to manage portfolio risk Evolution of ETFs in investor portfolios Are ETFs to blame for market volatility?