Self-directed investors embrace ETFs during COVID-19

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Self-directed investors are increasingly aware and educated about their investments, if ETF trading activity during COVID-19 is any indication, says Kanish Chugh, Head of Distribution at ETF Securities. Presenting the the latest edition of the ETF Securities Australian ETF Landscape Q4, Chugh adds “In just over three years, the Australian ETF market has doubled its funds under management to

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US election: Local investors get ready for a Biden victory  

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A recent discussion on the likely local impact of the US election between three leading investment experts from ETF Securities (Kanish Chugh, Head of Distribution), Pitcher Partners (David Lane, Director and Senior Adviser) and Evans and Partners (Timothy Rocks, CIO) concluded with a consensus advice for Australian investors to maintain their long-term strategy, have an

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ETFS FANG+ ETF surpasses $100 million in funds under management

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The recently launched ETFS FANG+ ETF (ASX code FANG) from ETF Securities has grown to over $100 million in funds under management in just over seven months off the back of increased investor interest to gain exposure to the famous FAANG stocks through the NYSE FANG+™ Index. The fund has $128m in FUM as at

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ETF Securities announces management restructure for future growth

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Leading Australian ETF provider, ETF Securities, has announced that following his return to Australia, Graham Tuckwell, founder and chairman of ETF Securities, will take up the new role of Executive Chairman of the Australian operation. As such, Mr Tuckwell will play a more active strategic role in defining the future direction of the business, applying

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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,

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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

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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

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GOLD ETF hits $2 billion as prices hit new records

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In times of trouble, investors tend to turn to gold. That truism is being played out before our eyes again this year amid a global pandemic, a global recession and, possibly but hopefully not, a global depression notes Kris Walesby, CEO ETF Securities. A third element of the ‘triangle of trouble times’ is of course the

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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

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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

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