David Tuckwell's Articles

Vanguard’s spectre looms large over Aussie ETFs

12th August 2018

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 – […]

Chinese biotech and pharmaceuticals ETF

10th August 2018

Today’s new ETF listings from around the world.  USA Chinese biotech and pharmaceuticals ETF listed on Nasdaq Loncar Investments, a Kansas-based investment firm, is teaming up with white-labeller Exchange Traded Concepts […]

Bruce Bond: Structured, not stirred

1st August 2018

Today’s new ETF listings from around the world.  USA Innovator ETFs lists annuity-like ETFs, offering defined outcomes Innovator ETFs, an Illinois-based provider backed by PowerShares founder Bruce Bond, is listing […]

Rise of the Robots

19th July 2018

Today’s new ETF listings from around the world. USA Another robotics and automation ETF The Bruce Bond-backed Innovator ETFs is listing a “frontier” tech ETF that targets new technologies. The […]

State Street is right to keep STW’s fees high

by , 17th July 2018

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. […]
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Q2 results: Australia’s best ETFs 2018

13th July 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 – […]

Dead retail; smart junk; small cap value — and more

11th July 2018

Today’s new ETF listings from around the world. USA Opus lists small cap value ETF Alabama-based Opus Capital Management is teaming up with white labeller ETF Series Solutions to list […]

By sheltering novices, ETFs make active management harder: Credit Suisse

9th July 2018

ETFs provide a refuge for novice investors, which makes it harder for active managers to exploit them, a new report from Credit Suisse has found. ETFs are providing a refuge […]

Momentum ETFs gather momentum

6th July 2018

Today’s new ETF listings from around the world.  USA AdvisorShares lists two Dorsey Wright ETFs Maryland-based active ETF specialist AdvisorShares is listing two new Dorsey Wright ETFs that widen out […]

Smart beta beyond dividends: VanEck’s equal weight gambit

5th July 2018

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 […]