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Australian ETF Industry Review - October 2019

BetaShares Australian ETF Review – October 2019

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FIXED INCOME FIXATION CONTINUES AS INDUSTRY EXTENDS ITS RAPID RISE

Led once again by flows into Fixed Income ETFs, the Australian ETF industry continued its rapid growth trajectory, ending October at a record $57.2B. The industry has grown by 40% over the last 12 months with absolute growth of $16.4B over this period,

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BetaShares Australian ETF Review – September 2019

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INDUSTRY BLASTS PAST THE $55B MILESTONE
Buoyed by the equity markets, which came roaring back in September after a difficult August, the Australian ETF industry broke through the $55B funds under management milestone last month, ending September at an all-time high in terms of funds under management of $56.2B.

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Market trends - October 2019

Market Trends: October 2019

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Key Global Trends – bond yields snap back

Trend signals for major markets remained unchanged last month.  Though they remain in a sharp downtrend, global bonds yields rebounded strongly in September as the US and China agreed to resume trade talks and the US Federal Reserve indicated it might not need to cut interest rates as aggressively as the markets had thought.

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oil market

How to position portfolios for potential future oil shocks

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The surge in oil prices following the recent attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities has once again highlighted the ongoing geopolitical supply risks facing this key global energy sector.  Going forward, this may well mean a risk premium could be added to oil prices even if the Saudis manage to restore production levels reasonably promptly.

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Dealing with Doomsday: 3 ways to hedge against a worst-case market scenario

Dealing with Doomsday: 3 ways to hedge against a worst-case market scenario

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Given the ongoing trade war and slowing global growth, many investors are understandably concerned about the market outlook.  While I feel a ‘doomsday’ scenario is unlikely anytime soon, this note nonetheless considers what investment options might be of interest to those investors who hold grave concerns –

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BetaShares Australian ETF Review – July 2019

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MULTIPLE RECORDS TUMBLE AS THE SECOND HALF OF THE YEAR STARTS WITH A BANG!
The Australian ETF industry experienced rapid, and record-breaking growth this month, benefiting from both high net flows and positive market movements. July 2019 was truly a month where records tumbled,

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