When researchers identified the benefits of investing in ‘value’, index providers and asset managers created products to harness the ‘value’ factor. But is the construction of the index correct?
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ETF users are younger and female, attracted to responsible investing, global equities and fixed income, as the sector continues to evolve rapidly. It will probably exceed $50 billion soon.
In the US, ETFs represent about 16% of the entire managed fund space, but in Australia, it is only 1.5%. With many strategies available including Active ETFs, the growth outlook is strong.
All vehicles come with pros and cons versus alternatives, and Active ETFs have a wide range of appealing characteristics in which Australia has led the world. Many more Active ETFs will be launched.
ETFs reached over $40 billion by the end of 2018, with international equities ranked first for net flows, and a rapid growth in fixed income products. Cap-weighted indexes dominated but smart beta is gaining ground.
Most portfolios will benefit from a mix of passive and active strategies, as there are market conditions where one might do better than the other. ETFs now cover a wide range of structures, not only indexing.
Devices connected to the internet, not just phones and laptops, are increasingly part of everyday life. Soon, it will be our lights and doorbells, and later, almost everything, with more risk of hacking.
This exclusive early access to IIR’s Monthly Report includes the latest recommendations on global LICs, and a summary of the Active ETFs listed on the ASX. There’s now a lot of choice in global listed funds.
Active ETFs have many similarities with actively-managed funds, but the key differences are due to investing via an exchange versus a platform. Investors now have another option to consider.
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.
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.
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.
Investing responsibly or ethically does not mean forsaking returns, and there are now many ways to gain exposure to shares which back an investor’s personal preferences.
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.