Fixed income options expand with new ETF Securities launches

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Leading ETF provider ETF Securities has given investors more options for investing in the fixed income market, with the launch of a US Treasury Bond fund and a USD high-yield corporate bond fund. The new funds are ETFS US Treasury Bond (Currency Hedged) ETF (ASX Code: USTB) and ETFS USD High Yield Bond (Currency Hedged) ETF (ASX... Read more continue reading

Investors should consider diversification in precious metals exposure

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Gold is not the only precious metal to have offered investors a safe haven this year, as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and rising inflation focused attention on global political and economic risks. Silver, platinum, and palladium have all traded higher as well. ETF Securities Head of Distribution Kanish Chugh says all four precious metals have... Read more continue reading

Perpetual Asset Management Australia launches Global Equities Active ETF

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Perpetual Asset Management Australia has added to its suite of Exchange Traded Managed Funds (commonly referred to as Active ETFs) by today launching the Barrow Hanley Global Share Fund (Managed Fund) (ASX: GLOB) (Active ETF). The Active ETF, which will be quoted on the ASX, aims to provide long-term capital growth through investing in quality... Read more continue reading

K2 Asset Management expands its partnership with State Street as it launches a new Ethereum ETF

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K2 Asset Management has announced the appointment of State Street Australia Limited, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), as the fund administrator in Australia for the Cosmos Purpose Ethereum Access ETF (Cboe: CPET). The partnership sees State Street administering a fund that provides Australian investors with exposure to cryptocurrency via a... Read more continue reading

Cosmos Asset Management, Cboe Australia provide access to World’s first Ethereum ETF

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Cboe Australia is pleased to introduce the Cosmos Purpose Ethereum Access ETF (“CPET”), to Australian investors. CPET invests in the Purpose Ether ETF which holds physically settled Ether tokens rather than derivatives. The fund is backed by world-class cryptocurrency custodian Gemini, which uses a global compliance platform to secure the fund’s Ether assets. Since its... Read more continue reading

Cboe Australia, ETF Securities launch Australia’s first Bitcoin and Ethereum ETFs

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Cboe Australia (“Cboe Australia”) is pleased to introduce the ETFS 21Shares Bitcoin ETF (“EBTC”) and the ETFS 21Shares Ethereum ETF (“EETH”), the first exchange traded funds to offer Australian investors with direct, regulated exposure to the world’s largest digital tokens by market capitalisation, Bitcoin and Ethereum. Leading provider of specialist ETF solutions ETF Securities selected... Read more continue reading

ETF Securities to launch Australia’s first Bitcoin and Ethereum ETFs

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Leading ETF provider ETF Securities will launch two funds that offer simple and cost-effective access to cryptocurrency investments. ETFS 21Shares Bitcoin ETF will be the first Australian ETF to invest in bitcoin, and ETFS 21Shares Ethereum ETF will be the first to invest in ether. ETF Securities has partnered with 21Shares, a European fund manager... Read more continue reading

Slowdown in ETF flows reflect global uncertainty but investors remain resilient

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The Australian ETF market continues to grow year on year albeit at a slower rate, with flows in Q1 2022 reflecting the impact of heightened market volatility, according to data released by the ASX and Vanguard. Australian ETFs recorded A$132 billion in AUM in Q1 2022 (Q1 2021: A$102 billion, Q1 2020: A$57 billion). Compared... Read more continue reading

ETF investor numbers have climbed to over 1.7 million as the products expand their appeal across age and gender

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Key points Investors are increasingly using ETFs as portfolio core Compared to five years ago, new retail ETF investors are younger and more likely to be female ETF users have embraced thematic investing, with renewable energy the most popular Leading research firm Investment Trends has recently launched its 2021 ETF Investor and Adviser Report, an... Read more continue reading

Gold remains the all-purpose defensive asset

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Gold has reconfirmed its role as a safe haven holding for investors in 2022, rising out of the range-bound position it was stuck in for much of 2021 as investors looked for a safe haven in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine and other global tensions. Another factor in gold’s recent rise is rising... Read more continue reading