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ETF Exchange-Traded Funds

A well-spun narrative about a seemingly plausible investment opportunity can cause investors to ignore facts and lose their ability to make sound decisions.

Millennials and women are among the investor cohorts behind a record 20 per cent increase in the number of people in Australia pouring money into exchange-traded funds, says BetaShares.

Statistics reveal that some active managers are simply following an index and charging fees for services they don't deliver, writes Van Eck's Arian Neiron.

Australia's exchange-traded-fund industry is expected to deliver another record-breaking year, hitting the $50 billion mark in 2019, according to one ETF provider.

Millions of investors are better off because of Bogle's innovations and adherence to the notion that investing should be as cheap as possible and for the long term.

iShares, Magellan and Vanguard offer ETF options that carry enviable ratings and offer access to lucrative markets and a buffer against market downturns.

Active ETFs are the latest phase of a product revolution in the Australian investment market, proving accessible and transparent listed options are gaining popularity fast.

Superannuation complexities, investment risk and regulatory uncertainty mean a shortfall in confidence is understandable in our current environment, says State Street’s Jonathan Shead.

There are very good reasons for the popularity of listed investment vehicles, but some of these attributes also give rise to potential challenges, explains Morningstar’s Matthew Wilkinson.

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