Case For HBRD - BetaShares
Behind the ticker: Robotics and A.I. leaders spearheading the fight against COVID-19

Behind the ticker: Robotics and A.I. leaders spearheading the battle with COVID-19

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Alex Cook’s 13 May 2020 blog highlighted the role of robotics and artificial intelligence (A.I.) technologies in fighting the spread of COVID-19.
In today’s post, we look behind the ticker of the BetaShares Global Robotics and Artificial Intelligence ETF (ASX: RBTZ) at some of the leading companies in this space,

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Australian ETF Review - July 2020

BetaShares Australian ETF Review – July 2020

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INDUSTRY SNAPS BACK TO ALL-TIME HIGHS AS TOP TWO ISSUERS EXTEND THEIR LEAD 
In a mirror-image of global stockmarkets, the Australian ETF industry has regained its previous peak some 6 months since market volatility began in earnest back in February.

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Cybersecurity takes centre stage as Government releases new strategy

Cybersecurity takes centre stage as Government releases new strategy

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Late last week, the Federal Government unveiled the widely anticipated Australian Cyber Security 2020 strategy. The strategy replaces the 2016 strategy1 and comes on the back of an increase in state and non-state cyberattacks on all levels of Australian government and Australian businesses.

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Global ETF Review Q2 2020

Global ETF Review Q2 2020: global ETF industry powers ahead as markets rebound

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The first half of 2020 will go down as one of the most volatile periods in history for investors, as markets followed the Q1 slump with a stunning rebound in Q2.
The global ETF industry emerged from the turmoil in a relatively strong position.

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Aussie Tech proving resilient: an update following the Q2 rebalance

Aussie Tech showing resilience: an update following the Q2 rebalance

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On 4 March 2020, we launched the BetaShares S&P/ASX Australian Technology ETF (ASX: ATEC), the first ETF focused on providing access to Australia’s fast-growing technology sector. ATEC offers exposure to a diversified portfolio of dynamic ASX-listed tech players such as Xero, Afterpay, Seek,

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The investment case for Australian Tech & ASX: ATEC

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On 4 March 2020, we launched the BetaShares S&P/ASX Australian Technology ETF (ASX: ATEC), the first ETF focused on providing access to Australia’s fast-growing technology sector. ATEC offers exposure to a diversified portfolio of ASX-listed tech players such as Xero, Afterpay, Seek, WiseTech Global and carsales.com.

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The Australian Technology Sector (ASX: ATEC) : A home grown growth opportunity

ATEC: Australia’s answer to the Nasdaq FAANGs (Webinar recap)

Technology has been one of the leading global investment sectors since the GFC, with the likes of the FAANGs – Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Google – dominating the global landscape.
Australia’s tech sector is also growing in prominence, and offers attractive long-term growth potential and diversification from the large cap financial and mining stocks that dominate the local share market.

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Cyber warfare: Australia under attack

Cyber warfare: Australia under attack

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Australian governments and industry are currently being targeted by major cyber-attacks that could put pressure on critical infrastructure and public services. The threat has become so acute that Prime Minister Scott Morrison held a press conference last Friday to warn of this increasingly hostile trend,

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