ETF Securities taps the fintech revolution

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The marriage of financial services and technology – fintech – has been a huge source of business innovation in recent years, creating many highly successful disruptors. With the rise of Afterpay, Australians have had a front row seat of the disruptive potential. Now leading ETF provider, ETF Securities, has launched an exchange traded fund that gives... Read more continue reading

Australian ETF industry sees best quarter on record as investors tap into global equity markets

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The Australian ETF industry saw its strongest quarter on record with A$9 billion in cash flows, according to the latest figures released by the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and Vanguard. Continuing to go from strength to strength, the industry also surpassed A$129 billion in AUM. Year on year, this represents a A$35 billion increase or... Read more continue reading

ETF Securities opens access to the hydrogen economy, launches ETF  ‘HGEN’

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As business and scientific enthusiasm for hydrogen as a clean energy source grows, ETF Securities has moved to give investors access to opportunities in the emerging hydrogen economy. Launched yesterday, and available on the ASX, ETFS Hydrogen ETF (ASX Code: HGEN) invests in a concentrated portfolio of 30 stocks from developed markets, Korea and Taiwan, with a... Read more continue reading

CPD: Bonds are back – What is driving the demand for Fixed Income ETFs?

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The ASX Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) Market Cap hit a new record high surpassing $100bn earlier this year, exhibiting huge growth over the last 12 months of approximately 80%. Within this universe there have seen strong demand for Australian Fixed Income ETFs as investors look to position portfolios more defensively over the coming months. Fixed... Read more continue reading

Take advantage of the dividend recovery story via ETFs

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A feature of the company reporting season that has just ended was the recovery in dividend payout levels, after the cautious approach companies took last year, as well as the additional release of franking credits through special dividends and share buybacks. Total dividends announced totalled $40.9 billion, an increase of 70%, with 60% of reporting... Read more continue reading

ETF Securities taps into exciting technology megatrend with launch of ETFS Semiconductor ETF

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Leading provider of exchange traded funds, ETF Securities, has launched Australia’s first ETF that gives investors access to the world’s booming semiconductor industry. ETFS Semiconductor ETF invests in the biggest and most influential semiconductor companies in the world, responsible for bulk of global microchip production. SEMI tracks the Solactive Global Semiconductor 30 Index, which is a... Read more continue reading

Four megatrends that investors should watch in a post COVID world

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Investors looking to take advantage of major demographic and technology trends that will transform economies should turn their attention to automation and artificial intelligence, the digital economy in emerging markets, the application of genetics in healthcare and battery technology. Leading exchange traded fund provider ETF Securities has updated its megatrends research paper[1], highlighting four sectors where developments will... Read more continue reading

July ETF Monthly: Conclusions from a deep dive

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The inaugural Risk Return Metrics (RRM) ETF Monthly publication provides detailed profiles of 180 ETFs, with both quantitative and qualitative content. ‘How to Use this Publication’ guidance is provided within, given the differentiated nature of the report. Based on the report, we focus on two key areas: performance over the last twelve months product trends... Read more continue reading

Vanguard ETFs attract 41 per cent of total market flows as global economic recovery continues 

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Vanguard received 41 per cent of total ETF market inflows in H1 2021, according to the latest figures released by the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and Vanguard. Vanguard also recorded its second largest quarter on record with over A$2 billion in inflows and had the top three most popular funds in the market: Vanguard Australian... Read more continue reading

Thematic products top ETF fund flows

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Investors’ enthusiasm for megatrends and thematic exposures has returned, with strong flows into ETFs providing exposure to battery technology, robotics and automation so far this year – leading ETF provider ETF Securities reports. According to ETF Securities’ annual fund flow data, investors directed their funds to the safe haven assets of gold and silver as the COVID-19... Read more continue reading