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ETF industry

Australian ETF industry comes of age

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.

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ETF industry predictions for 2017

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.

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Five types of smart beta ETFs on the ASX

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.

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The investment case for Europe

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.

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ETFs playing bigger role for investors

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.

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Index funds invest in the bad and the good

The promise of diversification, low costs and access to overseas markets are boosting the popularity of all types of index funds, but broadly diversified cap-weighted equity index funds can only promise ‘average’ returns.

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