Investor News, Opinion & Analysis

Asset allocation trends for the Summer– June update

by , 19th June 2018

The importance of getting the asset allocation decisions right has long been engrained in the thinking of investors and financial professionals. The difficulty has been how to get outside the […]

Product focus: JP Morgan’s new fixed income funds

by , 15th June 2018

JP Morgan has launched four new funds on the London Stock Exchange offering fixed income exposure. The four funds are: JPMorgan ETFs (Ireland) ICAV – GBP Ultra Short Income UCITS […]

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

by , 31st May 2018

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. […]

The ‘smart’ route to dividends

by , 22nd May 2018

The question of how you go about picking a dividend index was front and centre of the smart beta panel at the Big Call Dividends events held last week in […]

Interview: Chris Brycki, what makes a good ETF

by , 18th May 2018

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

by , 16th May 2018

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 […]

Asset allocation trends in Spring – May update

by , 13th May 2018

The importance of getting the asset allocation decisions right has long been engrained in the thinking of investors and financial professionals. The difficulty has been how to get outside the […]

Why income investing is riskier than you may realise

by , 13th May 2018

2018 was supposed to be the year that interest rates finally started to rise. After ten long years of ultra-low interest rates, finally we were going to start returning to […]

The end of indexing

by , 9th May 2018

We talk a lot about index investing at ETFstream. That’s largely because the largest ETFs are traditional ‘plain vanilla’ passive funds, tracking well-known indices such as the S&P 500 or […]

Interview: Solactive comes to Australia

by , 7th May 2018

Solactive is a Frankfurt-based index provider. The company recently rolled out an Australia index which has been taken up by BetaShares as underlying for the A200 ETF. We spoke to […]