Tag Archives | global equities

Active ETFs

Active ETFs are a great Aussie invention

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.

global equity

Finding opportunities in listed global funds

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.

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SMSFs allocating to managed funds and global

SMSFs have long lagged institutional superannuation funds in allocating to global equities, but SMSFs trustees increasingly realise the best opportunities lie overseas, and they use managed funds as the vehicle.

international exposure

LIC update: benefits of international exposure

Listed Investment Companies (LICs) with international exposures delivered the best results in the last 12 months, showing the Australian focus of most local investors would benefit from greater diversification.

Volatility Index

‘Episodic’ market volatility ahead for 2017

Contrary to popular understanding, markets have been below normal volatility levels in the last year, but it might be time to prepare portfolios for greater volatility and a potential downturn in 2018.

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Going global good for yourself and charities

The soon-to-be-listed Future Generation Global Investment Company delivers on numerous fronts. It offers an appealing structure for investors while benefiting needy charities, but there are a few points to watch.

Cuffelinks in The Australian newspaper

A common belief in the SMSF world is that ­investors don’t have anything like enough overseas exposure, but Graham Hand has investigated the issue and found that the supposed 0.5 per cent offshore weighting of Australian SMSFs is a dramatic understatement.

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