Exchange traded product industry trend predictions for 2018: BetaShares

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The Australian exchange traded product industry is set to grow significantly based on the momentum generated in 2017, according to exchange traded fund (ETF) manager BetaShares. A growing audience of younger investors, an increasing array of fixed income options, and a move toward model portfolios using ETFs, will drive growth in 2018. This year to […]

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BetaShares launches Australian Sustainability Leaders ETF

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BetaShares, a leading manager of exchange traded products, has launched today a new ethical ETF, giving investors access to a portfolio of the sustainable, ethical Australian companies in one simple trade on the ASX. The BetaShares Australian Sustainability Leaders ETF (ASX: FAIR) provides exposure to a diversified portfolio of Australian companies that have been screened […]

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CPD: The ETF landscape of the future

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Australian investors continue to pour money into ETFs, with September breaking yet more records in terms of inflows and total ETF market cap. In this article, OpenMarkets examines the stellar rise of ETFs since humble beginnings, and looks at some of the next generation ETFs emerging in Australia and overseas. Financial advisers, brokers and investors […]

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ETF industry grows by $1 billion in one month: BetaShares September 2017 Australian ETF Review

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The Australian ETF industry recorded another strong month of growth, soaring to a record high of $32 billion in funds under management (FuM), an increase of 3.5% (or $1076 million) on the previous month, according to the BetaShares Australian ETF Review – September 2017. This level of growth was the sixth largest month of FuM growth […]

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BetaShares Half Year 2017 Australian ETF Review: Industry adds $3.6B in six months and sets new record FUM at $29.4B

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Strong net inflows in the first half of 2017 raised the Australian exchange traded fund (ETF) industry by 14% (or $3.6B), to end the half year on a new record of $29.4 billion in funds under management (FUM), according to the BetaShares Australian ETF Review – Half Year 2017. In the six months to June, […]

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BetaShares launches Australian Bank Senior Floating Rate Bond ETF

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BetaShares, a leading Australian manager of exchange traded funds, yesterday launched the BetaShares Australian Bank Senior Floating Rate Bond ETF (ASX: QPON), the first ETF in Australia to offer exposure to a diversified portfolio of bank floating rate bonds in one trade on the ASX. QPON aims to provide investors with attractive income paid monthly, along […]

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ETFGI reports assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed in Japan reached a new record of 209 billion US dollars at the end of April 2017

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 ETFGI the leading independent research and consultancy firm on trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, today reported assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed in Japan reach a new record high of 209 billion US dollars at the end of April 2017, according to ETFGI’s April 2017 global ETF and ETP industry insights report (click here to […]

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BetaShares Australian ETF Review: 2016 Review

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The Australian ETF industry broke records in both funds under management (FUM) and trading activity in 2016, despite the high levels of market volatility and uncertainty in the broader macro environment, according to the BetaShares Australian ETF Review – End of Year Review 2016. FUM in the Australian ETF industry rose by $4.4 billion (or […]

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CPD: The rise and rise of Exchange Traded Products

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Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) have proliferated in the Australian (and global markets). They became more prevalent in the Australian market following the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) and today have more than $24 billion assets under management, up 24% over the year ended 30 September 2016[1]. In this article, OpenMarkets examines the stellar rise of ETPs, […]

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ETF market capitalisation up 25%, says Zenith

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The year to 30 September 2016 has been another strong year for growth in Exchange Traded Funds, according to Zenith Investment Partners latest ETF Sector review, with the sector reaching a market capitalisation of $24.1 billion, up 24.7% on the previous year. Product diversity continued to increase as well, with 146 exchange traded products now […]

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