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BetaShares / Investment Trends Australia ETF Report

BetaShares Investment Trends Research Report

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.

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ETF Investors Grow In Australia

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 ETF

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.

> Learn more about the key advantages to investing in ETFs as part of an SMSF. 




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!


Reinvestment in ETF

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%. 

> Read more: The Power of Long-Term Investing for Early Retirement.

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