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After months of stops and starts, Australia's first cryptocurrency ETFs are available to trade. We dig into the details.

These ETFs focus on global stocks and earn Morningstar Analyst Ratings of Silver and Bronze.

Today’s trend is direct indexing and seemingly every major company is on board.

Since its meteoric rise in 2020, the disruptive innovation ETF has been one of the worst-performing US funds as aggressive-growth stocks held fell back to earth.

But investors should think twice before chasing the next hot theme, writes Kenneth Lamont.

Industry growth looks strong, but it's all concentrated in a small group of funds.

MSCI and FTSE join asset managers in writing off Russia.

An interview with Perth Tolle, founder, Life & Liberty Indexes.

The industry received record net inflows as investors demonstrated a growing appetite for theme-based, active and environmental, social, and governance factor-based ETFs.

Funny money, satellite portfolio, wild speculation: A pile of money to shoot for the moon can be investors’ pressure relief valve and stop people tinkering with their main portfolio.

Investors continued to pour money into the sector, seeking diversified exposure to international equities.

The world's second-largest economy has a bigger influence than ever in many investors' portfolios.

Quarterly performance and holdings update of our five ETF model portfolios.

Look under the hood. Your ESG fund could be taking on more tech sector and interest rate risk than you think.

Morningstar looks under the hood at four options for your portfolio. 

ARK Invest’s flagship offering might not be for me, and that’s okay.

Just because it says ETF on the tin doesn't mean the fund operates in the tradition of Buffett or Bogle.

Will the skeptics at long last be vindicated?

On the back of rising investor demand, 2021 has witnessed the emergence of exchange-traded funds in the cryptocurrency space.

On the back of rising investor demand, 2021 has witnessed the emergence of exchange-traded funds in the cryptocurrency space.

Investors are fleeing for the exits amid the fund's underperformance this year.

When it comes to doing your homework on ETFs, understanding index construction is indispensable.

Bitcoin believers have better options.

Quarterly performance and holdings update of our five ETF model portfolios.

ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF lived up to the hype even as investors were urged to be cautious.

Transitions in Vanguard’s Investment Strategy Group - Asia Pacific.

A non-clickbait look into a few clickbait tickers.

We explore the key differences between exchange-traded funds and listed-investment companies.

We all love a good yarn, but stories don't necessarily make great investments.

Morningstar has developed a three-tier taxonomy for classifying thematic funds to help investors make sense of this expansive and diverse universe.

The unification of the company's dual-listed structure could make ETF investing in Australia even more exposed to sector-concentration risk.

Often criticised for their risk-return imbalance, funds focused on an investment theme have taken off in the pandemic.

The “black swan” event of the coronavirus pandemic proved to be a paradigm shift for thematic exchange-traded funds.

A personal journey through sustainable finance.

These fixed-income-focused exchange-traded funds all earn Morningstar medals.

Quarterly performance and holdings update of our five ETF model portfolios.

And how to avoid picking funds on their deathbed.

Exchange-traded funds are popular for their tax efficiency, but investors got a nasty shock this post-covid tax season when several funds paid outsized capital gains distributions. 

We used the Morningstar ETF screener to find three low-cost, passively managed ETFs with Morningstar medals that could form the backbone of a diversified portfolio. 

New products look to provide access to sustainable investing, tap into high growth US tech giants and provide income in retirement.

Accessibility, price transparency and no ongoing platform fees are some of the advantages over conventional managed funds.

Criticisms about index funds have proven largely unfounded – until now.

The switch to sustainable benchmarks compels investors who remain in the funds to adopt its new investment philosophy.

Fixed Interest ETFs offer several advantages over direct-bond investing, write senior analysts Kongkon Gogoi and Zunjar Sanzgiri in this months' ETFInvestor.

The significance of fixed interest ETFs has started to make itself felt, as investors are becoming savvier and gravitate towards balanced portfolios with optimised allocations.

ETFs that track megatrends are soaring in popularity but there are risks to consider before you jump in.

Quarterly performance and holdings update of our five ETF model portfolios.

Did you invest in an ethical fund last year? New data shows you were far from the only one, writes Emma Rapaport.

Duffy was an investor we rated highly, and his departure is disappointing.

The Australian ETF market hit $100 billion this week. Well, not really.

Fund outperformance has been driven by handful of holdings, writes Lewis Jackson.

Sheep, sloths, and gorillas.

Inside the best and worst performing Australian exchange-traded funds of the first quarter.

Put together your own investment portfolio using exchange-traded funds.

The boom in niche and often gimmicky exchange-traded funds has increased the demand for clarity and guidance, writes Ben Johnson.

Battery technology. Cybersecurity. Cloud Computing. Exchange-traded funds that focus on a niche sector are in vogue and worth considering but brace for a high-risk/high-reward ride.

What investors always wanted to know about the US "tech champions index” and perhaps no longer dare to ask.

What are these securities about? Should you consider them?

The appeal of low-cost investment options continues to pull investors towards passive and strategic-beta ETFs, writes Anthony Fensom.

Why doing a whole lot of nothing might be the ultimate contrarian approach.

Eventually, exchange-traded funds will eclipse managed funds and become the industry standard, writes John Rekenthaler.

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