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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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BetaShares Australian ETF Review – September 2019

Reading time: 3 minutes 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. Based on

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