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Vanguard Australia lists infrastructure and international small cap ETFs

Today’s new ETF listings from around the world. Australia Vanguard Australia rolls out infrastructure and global small cap ETFs Vanguard’s Australian arm is listing two new ETFs that add to […]

Are ETFs more liquid today vs 3 years ago?

Jane Street issues its second annual institutional ETF trading survey, the firm announce today. The survey discusses institution’s opinion on the liquidity of ETFs, platforms that are gaining traction and […]

Vanguard joins the ESG hunt. But why only now?

Key points: Having sat on the sidelines for more than a decade, Vanguard is entering the ESG space. The timing owes to Donald Trump’s election victory, but also to the […]

Opposition to Aussie “active ETFs” grows louder

Passive ETF providers grow increasingly impatient with “active ETFs”. Actively managed ETFs are one of the fastest growing corners of the Australian ETF landscape, bringing in new investors and new […]

BetaShares disrupts Aussie ETF market with six new products

Editors note: This article has been updated to amend the fund name of the BetaShares Global Blue Chip fund. Today’s new ETF listings from around the world.  Australia BetaShares lists […]

Vanguard’s spectre looms large over Aussie ETFs

With Vanguard Australia taking 40% of new money flowing into ETFs, Robin Bowerman, the group’s head of corporate affairs, is a happy man. A spectre is haunting Australian ETFs – […]

State Street is right to keep STW’s fees high

For all the criticism, keeping STW’s fees at 19 basis points is a sensible decision. State Street’s ASX 200 tracker STW is a thing of legend in Australia’s ETF industry. […]

Q2 results: Australia’s best ETFs 2018

Results for Q2 of 2018 for Australian ETFs. Popularity Only 56% of Australian ETFs received any inflows at all in Q2, meaning that if your ETF received some inflows – […]

Smart beta beyond dividends: VanEck’s equal weight gambit

How do you make smart beta work in a country that worships dividends? VanEck’s answer is to go for equal weight.  Everyone loves a fat dividend cheque—but Australians more than […]

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, […]