BetaShares / Investment Trends Australian ETF Report – March 2019 Release
Read the highlights from the latest edition of the BetaShares / Investment Trends Report, the leading research study of Australian ETF users, based on responses of ~8,000 investors and ~800 financial advisers.
ETF investor numbers continue to grow
Australian ETF investor numbers have risen to 385,000, up from 314,000 in 2017 (+22.6%).
Top 3 reasons SMSF and self directed investors choose ETFs
Diversification, accessing overseas markets and cost-effectiveness are the primary drivers for adding ETFs to a portfolio.
The use of ETFs among SMSFs continue to grow
31% of ETF investors are holding them via their SMSFs.
Since December 2010, the number of SMSFs using ETFs has grown 344%, from 27,000 to 120,000!
ETF users have a high repeat rate
57% of ETF investors plan to make another ETF investment in the next 12 months.
More young investors are investing in ETFs
Since 2013, the % of ETF investors who are Millennial has increased from 19% to 29%.
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