Vanguard launches new multi-factor fund and active ETF and names new head of its Quantitative Equity Group

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Vanguard has announced the launch of a new global multi-factor fund and ETF, adding to its growing range of factor products. Following the successful launch of value and minimum volatility factor ETFs this time last year, Vanguard is introducing a core equity solution which offers a diversified portfolio of global shares, aiming to outperform the […]

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Super policy and defaults the critical drivers of member outcomes

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Vanguard has released its second edition of How Australia Saves – a report which takes a deep dive into how Australians are managing their superannuation savings and the outcomes they are achieving. The report takes a look at trends in contribution behaviour, choices and outcomes at an individual member level of over 2.3 million members over […]

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Low risk of sharp correction in Australia’s housing market, new Vanguard analysis shows

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Vanguard has released new analysis focused on four of the world’s largest and most developed housing markets, including Australia, examining valuations, the sectors’ interaction with the business cycle, and implications of a housing market crash. The rapid growth in housing prices has added to recession fears globally, and in the markets examined by Vanguard’s Investment Strategy Group […]

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Diversification fuels continued cash flow: ETF investors undeterred by market volatility

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The Australian ETF market attracted $1.8 billion in new cash flows in the third quarter of 2018, the highest quarterly cash flows for the year to date, according to Vanguard’s September quarter ETF report. Overall ETF industry AUM grew $3.4 billion over the quarter to just over $42 billion. For the year to 30 September, international […]

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Vanguard Appoints Marco Corsi to lead newly established Vanguard Global Research Centre

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Vanguard has appointed Marco Corsi as Head of Vanguard’s Global ETF Research Centre, a newly established team based in London dedicated to the study of ETFs and ETF investors.  Under Marco’s leadership, the team will develop ETF-related research, perspectives, and content that will inform and educate institutional investors, retail intermediaries, and self-directed investors. ETFs are […]

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Vanguard expands ETF line-up offering low cost access to International Infrastructure and Global Small Companies

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Vanguard Australia has announced the upcoming launch of two new exchange traded funds (ETFs), offering investors exposure to International Small Companies and Global Listed Infrastructure, and further building out the firm’s range of broadly diversified low-cost ETFs. The Vanguard Global Infrastructure Index ETF (ASX:VBLD) and the Vanguard MSCI International Small Companies Index ETF (ASX:VISM), will […]

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Vanguard offers investors greater choice with suite of ethically conscious funds

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Vanguard Australia has announced the launch of a range of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) funds, providing greater choice for investors who wish to reflect their values in their investment holdings. The Vanguard Ethically Conscious International Shares Index Fund and Vanguard Ethically Conscious Global Aggregate Bond Index Fund will offer investors access to broadly diversified international equities and international […]

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Life after accumulation: Vanguard launches suite of retirement research

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Vanguard has launched a new suite of research aimed at helping Australians plan for a comfortable retirement. Vanguard’s Investment Strategy Group has developed tools which can assist investors and their advisers compile a comprehensive retirement plan, and execute a sensible spending strategy, to ensure income endures throughout their retirement years. The research spans three new […]

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Vanguard launches diversified managed account strategies

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Vanguard has announced its diversified portfolio strategies are now available through Macquarie’s Separately Managed Accounts on the Macquarie Wrap platform. The availability of Vanguard’s diversified strategies through managed accounts extends the options for advisers and investors seeking access to Vanguard’s professional asset allocation, and are being targeted at the growing base of Australian advisers using […]

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Vanguard Australia announces new Managing Director

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Vanguard Australia has announced that Mr. Frank Kolimago will become Managing Director from August 2018. The current Managing Director, Mr. Colin Kelton, who has led the Australian business since 2015, will be taking up a new role for the Vanguard Group as Global Head of Marketing based at the group’s headquarters in Malvern outside Philadelphia […]

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