Global growth to grind lower amid the new age of uncertainty

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Continued friction from the US/China trade war, the ongoing Brexit saga and broad political uncertainty have translated to further muted expectations for global growth according to the latest research from Vanguard. Consistent with recent findings, Vanguard’s economic and market outlook for 2020 highlights the impact of increased uncertainty and stretched valuations on economic fundamentals and the investment […]

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Vanguard announces three new executive appointments

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Vanguard has announced the appointment of three new executives to its Australian Executive Team. Maxim Tambling joined as Head of Human Resources on Monday, 18 November, Louise Eyres will commence as Head of Marketing in December, and Michael Lovett will return to Melbourne from Vanguard’s US head office to lead Vanguard Australia’s planned superannuation offer in […]

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Vanguard announces a new series of funds providing lower cost choice in active management for Australian investors

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Vanguard has announced its new Manager Select Series, a range of low cost actively managed funds employing world-leading active management talent. The new funds include the Vanguard Active Global Growth Fund managed by Baillie Gifford; the Vanguard Active Emerging Markets Equity Fund managed by Wellington Management, and the Vanguard Active Global Credit Bond Fund managed […]

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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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