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

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Gold demand grows as investors seek a safe haven

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Investors are witnessing a decoupling of the relationship between gold’s fair value and US real yields, as concerns over the Ukraine war and high, persistent inflation prompt investors to put more emphasis on gold’s safe haven status, according to ETF Securities analysis of current market conditions. For over a decade, gold’s key price driver has

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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

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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

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Cryptocurrency 2022: a year of extraordinary development in 2021 sets up great expectations for the year ahead

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The cryptocurrency market passed several important milestones in 2021, as corporate and institutional engagement with the sector deepened, crypto market infrastructure grew more robust, financial regulators started to take the emergence of blockchain-based decentralised finance (DeFi) seriously and non-fungible token (NFT) applications expanded rapidly. ETF Securities Head of Distribution, Kanish Chugh, says: “On the same

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ETF Securities keeps pace with evolving ESG standards

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Index developer and research company ROBO Global has strengthened the ESG framework for its indices, including the Robotics & Automation Index underlying ETF Securities’ ETFS ROBO Global Robotics and Automation ETF (ASX Code: ROBO). The ROBO ETF offers investors exposure to the investment themes of robotics, automation and artificial intelligence. ETF Securities Head of Distribution

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ETF Securities’ TECH ETF ‘Highly Recommended’ by Lonsec

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ETF Securities’ ETFS Morningstar Global Technology ETF (ASX Code: TECH) has been upgraded to ‘Highly Recommended’ by Lonsec. Lonsec says the fund is an efficient way for investors to gain exposure to the developed markets information technology sector, which is under-represented in the Australian equity market. It says TECH’s underlying index selection process is managed

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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

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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

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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

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