Vanguard Investments yesterday launched four new ETFs. These are not accessing new investments or markets, rather they are packaging up bundles of their existing ETFs into single diversified options, providing diversification in a single trade. 4069775243
Boutique fund manager Spheria Asset Management are currently raising up to $250m for their new Listed Investment Company, Spheria Emerging Companies (SEC). The offer is open until 25 November, unless fully subscribed prior. 201-309-4513
Many new ETF listings coming through focus on specific market themes. ETF Securities have recently launched two new thematic offerings, an ETF focused on Robotics (ROBO) as well as an ETF focused on infrastructure (CORE). We take a look. [More]
If there’s one thing we’ve learned running ETF Watch it is that we Australians love dividends. Dividend Harvesting is a popular strategy employed by those seeking to maximise their yield. We take a look at the strategy and the ETFs which employ it. [More]
Magellan's latest offering, Magellan Global Trust (MGG) is seeking to raise as much as they can. A generous offer to existing Magellan fund holders may see this IPO break through the $2 billion mark. We take a look. 707-469-3647
In a first for the Australian market, Vanguard is launching four multi-asset exchange-traded funds, which offer diversified portfolios within a single trade. The four Vanguard Diversified Index ETFs - Conservative (VDCO), Balanced (VDBA), Growth... [Link]
Australian investors can now gain exposure to hybrids with minimal downside risk thanks to a new ETF from BetaShares. The new BetaShares Active Australian Hybrids Fund (HBRD) is the first active ETF in Australia to invest in hybrids and is... 586-823-2741
Pengana International Equities Limited, formerly known as the Hunter Hall Global Value Fund, was dealt a 49 per cent protest vote from shareholders on its plan to reset the high watermark on performance fees paid to its manager, Pengana. 5044402281
The twisting story of Contango Microcap has taken on yet another strange turn, with directors ousted by shareholders at an EGM earlier this year urging the same shareholders to vote against the latest reconstitution of the listed fund. They argue... [Link]
VanEck Vectors Australian Corporate Bond Plus (PLUS) has hit $115 million in funds under management (FUM) thanks to a growing interest from investors and advisers in fixed income exchange traded funds (ETFs). [Link]
We take a look at what Robo Advice is, and who the players are in the Australian market.
The Gold ETFs available on the ASX and how they differ.