Market Vectors to launch MSCI World ex Australia Quality ETF

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New ETF will provide Australian investors with cost-effective and transparent exposure to high-quality international shares in a single trade on the ASX Market Vectors ETFs, the exchange traded fund (ETF) business of US-based investment manager Van Eck Global, yesterday announced that it is planning to launch a new international equities ETF on the ASX. The ETF […]

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SMSF assets hit record $557bn – exposure to ETFs growing

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The assets of Australian self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) surged in value to a record $557.1 billion in the June 2014 quarter, according to ATO data released last week, creating a huge opportunity for the local exchange traded funds (ETF) market to attract funds from this sector, according to Arian Neiron, Managing Director of Market Vectors […]

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ETF education needed: Market Vectors

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Market Vectors launches all-encompassing education campaign aimed at advisers and investors Market Vectors Australia, the exchange traded fund (ETF) business of Van Eck Global, has launched a holistic education initiative with the intention of communicating to advisers and their clients the benefits of ETFs, how they work and how to use them. “While ETFs have […]

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Looking under the bonnet of your Equity Income ETF

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Investors are increasingly interested in equity income strategy exchange traded funds (ETFs) for two main reasons. Firstly to capitalise on dividend income and secondly to get instant diversification benefits, according to Arian Neiron, Managing Director, Market Vectors Australia. However, investors must ‘look under the bonnet’ of equity income strategy ETFs to understand the securities and […]

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SMSF’s reach record $558.6bn – still heavy cash

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Fresh data released this week shows Australian self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) have invested record amounts in cash investments despite low returns and the prospect of rising inflation. This may negatively impact their ability to grow or even protect their wealth, according to Arian Neiron, Managing Director of Market Vectors Australia. SMSFs cash investments rose to […]

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Market Vectors Australian Property ETF (MVA) awarded 4-star ‘superior rating’

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Market Vectors ETFs, the exchange traded fund business of Van Eck Global, announced that its Market Vectors Australian Property ETF has received a four-star superior rating from SQM Research, an independent property advisory and forecasting research house. Matthew McKinnon, Director, Intermediary and Institutions, Market Vectors Australia said, “We are thrilled to receive a four-star rating […]

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Australia’s ETF industry reaches record assets of $11 billion

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According to the latest ASX Funds Monthly Update, Australia’s exchange traded funds (ETF) industry has surged to a record level in April 2014 to $11.13 billion, an almost 50% increase from 12 months ago. Year-to-date, over $1 billion has flowed into ETFs quoted on the ASX, with April attracting record inflows of $331 million, an […]

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CBA heads towards $80 as big banks hit record highs

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The run in bank share prices to fresh record highs could continue through May, with the Commonwealth Bank share price approaching $80 and prices of the other big banks expected to strike record highs as they report their first-half profits and increases in dividend yields in the coming week. Along with the surge in the […]

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Equal weight index outperforms traditional market cap weight index

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Market Vectors Australia, an exchange traded fund (ETF) business of US-based investment manager Van Eck Global, today announced that research proves an investment portfolio that follows an equal weight index produced stronger long-term returns and better diversification than traditional market-cap weighted indices.  A white paper by Market Vectors Index Solutions, a German-based index provider, revealed […]

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Lonsec reviews Market Vectors Australian Equal Weight ETF

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Market Vectors ETFs (Market Vectors), the exchange traded fund (ETF) business of US-based investment manager Van Eck Global, today announced it has received an ‘Investment GradeIndex’ rating from research house, Lonsec, for its recently listed Market Vectors Australian Equal Weight ETF (ASX code: MVW). Market Vectors Australian Equal Weight ETF is designed to track a purpose-built […]

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