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ETF Exchange-Traded Funds

24/05/2018 | 4:49 PM  While most of us are inherently alert to risks in many areas of our lives, such as driving a car or crossing the street, currency risk within an investment context is often not considered.

24/05/2018 | 2:22 PM  Senior figures from two of Australia's largest exchange-traded fund shops have engaged in a robust exchange of views at Morningstar Investment Conference 2018.

17/05/2018 | 11:17 AM  These real-world insights from Morningstar's Ben Johnson include simple tips like checking in with a friend before big trades, and only trading during market open hours, and some that are more complex.

10/05/2018 | 4:35 PM  A growing sustainability focus among Australian exchange-traded funds has seen the ESG segment's funds under management jump 80 per cent year-on-year, Morningstar research shows.

10/05/2018 | 4:32 PM  On May 3, 2018, BlackRock announced it proposes to convert 14 of its cross-listed ETFs offered on the ASX to new Australia-domiciled iShares ETFs in July 2018.

10/05/2018 | 12:00 PM  Morningstar ETFInvestor for the March quarter 2018.

03/05/2018 | 5:26 PM  Two Australian exchange-traded product providers believe they will see further inflows as a partial response to the ongoing Royal Commission into financial services.

27/04/2018 | 5:35 PM  Australian first-time investors have an increasing number options at their disposal as micro-investing tools proliferate -- but how cost-effective are they?

05/04/2018 | 1:14 PM  Data suggests the worst of the share market declines are behind us, but a final bottom in the market could still be weeks or months off, according to BetaShares economist David Bassanese.

29/03/2018 | 9:52 AM  The tax efficiency of exchange-traded funds shouldn't be confused with tax immunity, as Ben Johnson from Morningstar in Chicago explains.

27/03/2018 | 8:48 AM  Active exchange-traded products were the fastest growing segment in another record-beating year for index trackers in 2017.

26/03/2018 | 2:01 PM  With two broad schools of thought on investment forecasting--espousing an "inside view" versus an "outside view"--Ben Johnson from Morningstar in Chicago explains which approach is more successful and why.

21/02/2018 | 2:11 PM  The purpose of Morningstar's qualitative, analyst driven research on funds is to identify those funds that should outperform a relevant peer group.

16/02/2018 | 2:14 PM  There are likely to be more failures such as the recently shuttered negative-VIX funds in the US, with an increase in product launches also likely to mean more duds, writes Ben Johnston from Morningstar in Chicago.

15/02/2018 | 9:18 AM  Smart beta exchange-traded funds could account for one-third of all ETFs listed on the Australian Securities Exchange by the end of 2018.

12/02/2018 | 5:05 PM  The dramatic growth of index funds has generated scepticism among some and outright hostility from others.

02/02/2018 | 8:18 AM  More than $10 billion flowed into Australia's exchange-traded products sector in 2017, which grew 39 per cent to $35.4 billion over the year.

31/01/2018 | 3:52 PM  What a year for exchange-traded products! This edition of ETFInvestor looks at the market's explosive growth and innovation.

30/01/2018 | 8:37 AM  Alex Zaika explains what goes into building an exchange-traded fund, and some of the different variables investors need to consider.

19/01/2018 | 10:26 AM  Total assets under management within the exchange-traded funds industry could rise as high as $45 billion in 2018, says BetaShares' Ilan Israelstam.

28/11/2017 | 8:12 AM  Despite their success, or likely because of it, there are several myths being spread about ETFs distorting the stock market, says VanEck Australia's Arian Neiron.

16/11/2017 | 10:55 AM  Current market fundamentals don't support investors' enthusiasm for buying currency exchange-traded funds, according to Morningstar manager research analyst, Anshula Venkataraman.

14/11/2017 | 2:24 PM  Morningstar's Anshula Venkataraman explores some of the nuances of currency exchange-traded products and why investors use them.

13/11/2017 | 8:14 AM  While options allow investors to manage risk and protect their portfolios, it's crucial to firstly get advice to understand what you're doing.

02/11/2017 | 8:00 AM  Many investors have missed out on the bond rally because their portfolios have been long on equities and short on bonds, according to VanEck Australia's Russel Chesler.

30/10/2017 | 9:57 AM  The Vanguard founder says net withdrawals have been offset by rising stock prices.

30/10/2017 | 9:35 AM  The Vanguard founder says his long-time strategy of sticking to index funds is still the best bet.

30/10/2017 | 9:12 AM  Diminishing economies of scale and potential regulatory concerns limits how much bigger Vanguard should become, says founder Jack Bogle.

30/10/2017 | 8:08 AM  Having now topped $4 trillion globally, exchange-traded funds have drawn criticism from some quarters as being a dangerous bubble, but is this justified?



Are ETFs to blame for market volatility? 3 macro themes for 2018 5 steps to decide if ETFs are for you
Are ETFs to blame for market volatility? 3 macro themes for 2018 5 steps to decide if ETFs are for you