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ROBO nets $100m as Aussie thematic ETFs take off

ETF Securities’ ROBO has become the first thematic ETF in Australia to hit $100m.   ETF Securities’ Global Robotics and Automation ETF (ROBO) has scooped up $100 million in assets, […]

The best Australian ETFs in 2018: Stockspot

Key points from Stockspot’s 2018 ETF industry report: Vanguard was the industry leader, seeing 45% asset growth VAS, IOZ the most popular kids on the block Every active manager was a […]

Only 3% of self-managed superannation funds understand ETFs

A mere 3% of SMSFs understand the basics of ETFs, with most believing owning 30 direct shares provides better diversification than any ETF. There are a great many mysteries that […]

Interview: Dr Paul Docherty, does smart beta work in Australia?

Dr Paul Docherty is a senior lecturer at Monash University and one of Australia’s foremost experts on asset pricing. Outside academia, he is a consultant to the funds management industry. […]

It’s still all about self-managed superannuation funds

For ETFs, the pot of gold is still at the end of the SMSF. In the early days of the ETF industry, it was all about self-managed superannuation funds. Families […]

BetaShares lists Australia’s cheapest corporate bond tracker

Today’s new ETF listings from around the world. Australia BetaShares lists Aussie corporate bond ETF Mirae-backed BetaShares is listing a new ETF that offers exposure to the bonds of Aussie […]

Interview: Chris Brycki, what makes a good ETF

Chris Brycki is the CEO of Stockspot, Australia’s first robo-advisor. We caught up with him and got his take on what makes a good ETF and how robo-advice is evolving. […]

The march of the ETMF issuers

Aussie asset managers are choosing to become ETMF issuers, viewing the ETF market as too competitive and capital intensive. Starting an ETF issuer is a daunting task. Startup costs are […]

First Trust brings in a market timing Dorsey Wright ETF

Today’s new ETF listings from around the web USA First Trust lists Dorsey Wright ETF of ETFs First Trust is listing a multi-asset ETF that uses Nasdaq’s Dorsey Wright-branded stock […]

How cheap can Australian ETFs get?

Australian ETFs are more expensive than their global peers, but BetaShares wants to change that. But just how cheap can Aussie ETFs get? With BetaShares listing the cheapest Australian ETF […]