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Why China A-shares are standing out once again

China is tipped to be the largest economy in the world, yet most client portfolios contain little to no exposure to China A-Shares. While the ease of access has often been cited as one of the reasons for the omission, there are a number of managed funds and ETFs that cover this growing asset class that can easily be implemented.

Ishan Dan | 15th Jul 2022 | More
Battery ETF adds ESG screening amid surge in climate interest

The exchange-traded fund (ETF) sector has been among the biggest winners of the pandemic, seeing significant inflows and more investors entering the market. Among the most popular strategies to come to market have been so-called ‘thematic’ ETFs, which offer exposure to a secular trend or opportunity.

Staff Writer | 24th Jun 2022 | More
  • Reflecting on Latitude’s bid for Hum Consumer Finance

    Emanuel Datt, chief investment officer and founder of Datt Capital, presents his views on Latitude’s bid for Hum Consumer Finance.

    Emmanuel Datt | 15th Jun 2022 | More
    ETF Deep Dive: FOOD

    With food supply under immense pressure, prices have subsequently increased rapidly leading to agriculture companies going through somewhat of a purple patch. And with no imminent solution to the shortage insight, one way to capitalise on this opportunity is via the BetaShares Global Agriculture Companies ETF.

    Lachlan Buur-Jensen | 3rd Jun 2022 | More
  • Betashares  Solar and Uranium ETFs, VanEck unveils carbon credits strategy

    Australia’s largest ETF provider, Betashares, has launched two new products designed to take advantage of the move to decarbonisation and renewable energy – BetaShares Solar ETF (ASX:TANN) and BetaShares Global Uranium ETF (ASX:URNM). The move comes just days after ETF competitor VanEck, announced it would launch a carbon credits ETF. The ETF will track the…

    Ishan Dan | 1st Jun 2022 | More
    ETF Securities wins Australia’s crypto ETF race

    ETF Securities has won the race to list Australia’s first cryptocurrency ETF, ending a long drawn out battle among ETF providers. Australia’s first Cboe exchange-listed bitcoin and Ethereum ETFs are set to launch on Thursday, giving investors long-awaited access to both cryptocurrencies. A delay stalled the previous launch date of April 27. ETF Securities and…

    Ishan Dan | 11th May 2022 | More
    Future Generation pivots to prevention

    With a new CEO at the helm, the charitable listed investment companies (LICs) first set up by Geoff Wilson in 2014 will now start funding organisations focused on addressing mental health issues before they occur. The two Future Generation LICs, focusing on domestic equities (Future Generation Australia, ASX:FGX) and global equities (Future Generation Global, ASX:FGG),…

    Lachlan Maddock | 6th May 2022 | More
    ETF Deep dive: ACDC

    If there was an award for the exchange-traded fund (ETF) with the best ticker code, it would unanimously be awarded to ETF Securities’ Battery Tech & Lithium ETF (ASX: ACDC). Named after Australia’s most high-voltage rock band, ACDC provides Australian investors with diversified exposure to the renewable energy megatrend; specifically, companies involved in building battery technology and…

    Lachlan Buur-Jensen | 29th Apr 2022 | More
    ETF Securities to launch Australia’s first crypto ETFs

    ETF Securities and 21Shares have confirmed the launch of Australia’s first Bitcoin and Ethereum exchange-traded funds ( ETFs), allowing local investors to invest in both cryptocurrencies. According to a press announcement, the leading provider of exchange-traded funds will launch two funds offering simple and cost-effective access to cryptocurrency investments. They are: ETFS 21Shares Bitcoin ETF…

    Ishan Dan | 22nd Apr 2022 | More
  • Understanding listed investment trusts

    Listed Investment Trust (LITs) have become the latest income-producing craze, with income-seeking investors starting to consider a switch to the closed-ended trusts. What are LITs and LICs? Firstly, listed investment companies (LICs) and listed investment trusts (LITs) are both managed investments that are listed on the ASX, and have a range of unique characteristics. LICs…

    Ishan Dan | 25th Mar 2022 | More
    Is Mongolia the right move for Rio Tinto?

    The Rio Tinto Limited (ASX: RIO) share price has dipped 4.6% today despite announcing the proposed acquisition of Turquoise Hill. Anchor your portfolio with these top 20 dividend growth ASX shares The iron price fell 6.2% overnight, leading to losses across the iron ore miners including Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX: FMG) and BHP Group Ltd (ASX: BHP). What is the offer?…

    Lachlan Buur-Jensen | 16th Mar 2022 | More
    Keeping your credentials safe: the latest tech opportunity

    Start-up app CredShare has successfully raised $2.8 million on the back of its cutting-edge credentials platform, and how it has changed the lives of many users. What exactly do we mean when referring to credentials? It’s everything from university degrees, to post-graduate qualifications, to particular job requirements such as the responsible service of alcohol (RSA)…

    Ishan Dan | 4th Feb 2022 | More