Two ETFs to invest in now ahead of Tesla’s ‘Battery Day’ announcement

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Tesla’s widely-anticipated ‘Battery Day’ is coming up on Tuesday, Sept. 22, and investors and analysts expect a good show at the stock markets. Kanish Chugh, Co-Head of Sales, ETF Securities comments: “Tesla will host a live webcast for the Tesla “Battery Day,” a first-time-ever promotional event linked to the company’s annual shareholder’s meeting at its Fremont, California,... Read more continue reading

ETF Securities hits $3 billion in funds under management 

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With the Australian ETF industry touching an all-time high of $67.2 billion in funds under management (FUM) in recent weeks, ETF Securities has announced it has surpassed $3 billion in FUM. ETF Securities recorded high investment inflows in recent months as investors flocked to invest in liquid, easy and transparent products like ETFs to manage... Read more continue reading

Is it time to look beyond safe havens like tech for sustainable gains?

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High gold price and the growing number of coronavirus cases globally could give investors ‘cause to pause’ and review investments options in what many are calling the new normal, according to ETF Securities CEO Kris Walesby. “Tech stocks have been strong for some time now, with the Nasdaq up 15% this year whilst the Dow is slightly... Read more continue reading

COVID-19 market volatility drives investors to leveraged ETPs

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Products like margin loans and contract for difference (CFDs) may have been the traditional face of leveraged and inverse investing, but the emergence of leveraged and inverse exchange traded products (ETPs) has changed the landscape. Leveraged and inverse ETPs is a growing market in Australia – there are currently only 8 products listed on the... Read more continue reading

Vanguard leads Australian ETF sales during 2020 as investors flock to investment manager

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Vanguard Australia was the largest seller of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) in the first half of 2020 following the release of sales for the June 2020 quarter. The $4.3 billion in new flows during the June quarter was the largest overall quarterly increase in sales on record. For the 2020 year to date Vanguard Australia... Read more continue reading

ETF Securities launches ‘Ultra’ series for customised Nasdaq 100 exposure   

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The growing appetite for investors to trade their conviction has led to the launch of ETF Securities ‘Ultra’ trading products – ETFS Ultra Short Nasdaq 100 Hedge Fund (ASX code: SNAS) and ETFS Ultra Long Nasdaq 100 Hedge Fund (ASX code: LNAS). Both allow investors to trade leveraged exposure to the Nasdaq 100 index, one of the... Read more continue reading

U.S Dollar continues to benefit investors – specially in uncertain and volatile markets

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In uncertain times such as the present, with asset prices and exchange rates fluctuating unpredictably, many investors are looking to make sure their portfolios are well-diversified, and to shore-up the defensive areas of their portfolios; while also looking to hedge risk in other parts of the portfolio – and even to take advantage of trading... Read more continue reading

Q2 ETF landscape report shows robustness of the ETF sector in Australia

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The latest Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) sector report from ETF Securities- the Q2 ETF Landscape Report – continues to reflect the vote of confidence in this asset class by investor activity, despite the current market turmoil. The number of transactions, and volume and value figures, reached all-time highs, according to Kris Walesby, CEO ETF Securities. “According to recent... Read more continue reading

Dividend cuts and COVID-19, what it means for income? The experts weigh in.

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The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic has been felt very heavily in investment markets, and the fluttering of the black swan’s wings has certainly disconcerted income-oriented investors. The latest ‘Partner Series’ video discussion from ETF Securities  explores the Australian addiction to dividends. The discussion features Angela Ashton, founder and director of managed account provider Evergreen Consultants, and Jamie Nemtsas,... Read more continue reading

Coronavirus crash puts ETFs under pressure, but sector proves up to it

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The spectacular market slump and price dislocation experienced over February and March put the stock market under stress; but the exchange-traded fund (ETF) sector was perhaps more closely watched than others. The sector came through with a strong pass mark – although it came under pressure from extreme market circumstances. “The primary task of an... Read more continue reading