The future of ETFs appears strong as the millennials increase their share of the investment pie, and the majority of financial advisers now comfortable with ETFs.
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ETFs are seeing the growth in popularity in Australia that overseas markets have experienced for many years, and they could reach $50 billion by the end of 2018. What will drive it?
ETFs offer competitive pricing and easy access for investors, plus a wide range of market exposures. EY is forecasting wider investment mandates and continuing double-digit ETF growth globally.
The suite of Exchange Traded Funds available today is extensive, both in Australia and overseas, allowing investors to back the most varied and unusual market views.
Australian LICs and ETFs are holding about $65 billion listed on the ASX, and although the unlisted managed fund is significantly larger, listed trusts are gaining market share. Our Education Centre has the latest data.
Exchange Traded Funds have become popular with investors and their advisers in recent years but there are important lessons in how best to access the market.
In the sixth annual review of the ETF industry, there is an extraordinary reduction in the average age when investors first use ETFs. It’s a sign of the sustainability of rapid growth.
Australia’s ETF industry saw significant growth in 2016, and 2017 looks set to continue this trend, driven especially by younger generations who prefer self-directed investment strategies.
Not all ETFs are created equally, and it’s worth looking under the bonnet. Among many possible differences, the domicile of the fund can have broader implications.
The transparency of the index structures underlying ETFs allows a deeper analysis of the market exposures in what seem like similar funds, and surprising differences are revealed.
The five main types of smart beta ETFs are all represented on the ASX, bridging the gap between active and passive funds at an attractive price point and grabbing market share.
The major hedge fund index has performed poorly in the last few years, and there are reasons why hedge funds might find excess returns elusive for a while longer.
Australian investors may be wary of the European share market with Greece and Brexit in the news, but there’s a good investment and diversification case, with access now made easier by Europe equity ETFs listed on the ASX.
The latest Exchange Traded Funds Report highlights the growing popularity and demand for ETFs from investors and advisers. It also flags an opportunity for actively-managed exchange traded funds in the coming year.