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global etf review Q3 2019: etf flow

Global ETF Review Q3 2019: Bursting Burry’s bubble

Reading time: 3 min The global ETF industry ended the third quarter of 2019 at a record high, with US$5.8T1 in assets under management – reflecting growth of 20% YTD. According to BetaShares’ Global ETF Review Q3 2019, another significant milestone was passed during the quarter, with assets in U.S. passive managed funds and index

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Lucky 8? 8 reasons to consider investing in Asian technology companies

Lucky 8? 8 reasons to consider investing in Asian technology companies

Reading time: 4 minutes Technology companies continue to push the boundaries of what’s possible, and the Fourth Industrial Revolution (i.e. driven by technology) is dramatically changing the way we live. People familiar with the US-based Nasdaq 100 Index will no doubt be aware of the phenomenal growth the technology sector has seen since the Global

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Australian ETF Industry Review - October 2019

BetaShares Australian ETF Review – October 2019

Reading time: 3 minutes 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

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Market Trends: November

Key Global Trends – equities still pushing higher Major trends across the four major markets we track above remained unchanged last month, with global equities, gold and the $US still pointing up, and global bond yields still pointing down. Hopes of a US-China trade deal, a good US earnings reporting season, and tentative signs of

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Forward or reverse? Finding the right gear for any market direction

In many of my conversations, I come across professionals who express FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) and yet still they sit on the sidelines when it comes to investing in the market. It seems that everyone these days is nervous about market valuations, and top of mind for many is how much more upside there

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defensive positioning - bear funds

Defensive positioning with exchange-traded products

Reading time: 4 minutes The S&P/ASX 200 Index hit an all-time high in late July, finally breaching the previous record set before the global financial crisis. The following two months were mixed, with a weak August followed by a strong September. With the outlook uncertain, many investors are of the view that further gains are

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India corporate tax cuts

Indian Corporate Tax Cuts: The Spark that Lights the Fire?

Reading time: 2 minutes Late last month, the Indian Ministry of Finance announced a large reduction in the base corporate tax rate from 30% to 22%, including a preferential tax rate of 15% for new manufacturing investment. The effective tax rate will be cut to ~25% (after surcharges and levies) vs. ~35% currently. These reforms

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