ETF Securities bolsters distribution capabilities with business development manager appointment

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One of Australia’s leading ETF providers, ETF Securities has appointed Arjun Shanker as Business Development Manager as it sets up a stronger team to manage growth across all regions. Shanker will be responsible for leading several Victorian and Tasmanian accounts including financial planning firms. Based in Melbourne, he will report to Kanish Chugh, Head of Distribution, ETF

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Investors should consider diversification in precious metals exposure

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Gold is not the only precious metal to have offered investors a safe haven this year, as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and rising inflation focused attention on global political and economic risks. Silver, platinum, and palladium have all traded higher as well. ETF Securities Head of Distribution Kanish Chugh says all four precious metals have

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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’ 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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