BetaShares Australian ETF Review July 2014

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Industry breaks $12 billion in funds under management The growth of the Australian exchange-traded product (ETP) market accelerated in July to break through $12B in assets under management, reaching a new record high of $12.2 billion, according to the BetaShares Australian ETF Review – July 2014. Funds under management increased by over $500 million – […]

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ETF education needed: Market Vectors

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Market Vectors launches all-encompassing education campaign aimed at advisers and investors Market Vectors Australia, the exchange traded fund (ETF) business of Van Eck Global, has launched a holistic education initiative with the intention of communicating to advisers and their clients the benefits of ETFs, how they work and how to use them. “While ETFs have […]

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ETFGI’s analysis finds ETFs and ETPs listed in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) reached a new record high at the end of July 2014

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ETFGI’s analysis finds ETFs and ETPs listed in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) gathered US$1.2 Bn in net new assets in July, which pushed assets in the Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) ETF/ETP industry to a new record high of US$103.3 Bn, surpassing the prior record of US$96.7 Bn set at the end of June 2014. The Asia Pacific […]

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Exchange traded funds have multiple benefits for managed accounts

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Exchange traded products are worthy of consideration for use as a core building block of managed accounts and can provide multiple benefits to managed account providers, according to BetaShares. Speaking at the Institute of Managed Account Providers (IMAP) event in Sydney last week, Vinnie Wadhera, BetaShares’ Director of Institutional Business and National Accounts discussed the multiple applications […]

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Looking under the bonnet of your Equity Income ETF

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Investors are increasingly interested in equity income strategy exchange traded funds (ETFs) for two main reasons. Firstly to capitalise on dividend income and secondly to get instant diversification benefits, according to Arian Neiron, Managing Director, Market Vectors Australia. However, investors must ‘look under the bonnet’ of equity income strategy ETFs to understand the securities and […]

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BetaShares Australian ETF Review May 2014

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Industry reaches another record high of $11.4 billion The Australian exchange traded product (ETP) industry set another record high as total assets for the industry grew approximately 3% this month to $11.4 billion, an increase of $354 million, according to BetaShares Australian ETF Review for May 2014. Importantly, almost 70% of the growth was attributable […]

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A part to play – ETFs and client portfolios

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For more than three decades the ways in which financial advisers deploy their client’s investment capital into markets has been evolving. From the introduction of retail unit trusts in the 1980s and the subsequent emergence of master trusts and access to wholesale unit trusts in the 1990s, the underlying theme of this evolution has been […]

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BetaShares Australian ETF Review April 2014

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Investors seek yield as industry breaks through $11 billion Australian exchange traded fund investors are favouring defensive cash and yield-oriented funds, with approximately $135 million flowing into these products in April, according to the monthly BetaShares Australian ETF Review. Another record month saw the Australian exchange traded product (ETP) market break through the $11 billion […]

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Assets of ETFs and ETPs listed globally reached a record high of 2.49 trillion US dollars

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ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered US$34.0 billion in net new assets in April which, when combined with a small positive market performance in the month, pushed assets in the global ETF/ETP industry to a new record high of US$2.49 trillion, according to preliminary data from ETFGI’s April 2014 Global ETF and ETP industry insights […]

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Australia’s ETF industry reaches record assets of $11 billion

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According to the latest ASX Funds Monthly Update, Australia’s exchange traded funds (ETF) industry has surged to a record level in April 2014 to $11.13 billion, an almost 50% increase from 12 months ago. Year-to-date, over $1 billion has flowed into ETFs quoted on the ASX, with April attracting record inflows of $331 million, an […]

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