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How to invest in the solar energy revolution

The demand for solar powered energy solutions is set to grow strongly in coming decades, reflecting both the urgent need to deal with climate change and solar’s rapidly improving cost competitiveness.
Investors can now consider the BetaShares Solar ETF (ASX Code: TANN), which provides exposure to a portfolio of leading companies that are making solar energy more accessible,

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How to invest in the future of food

Technological innovation is re-shaping every part of our lives, from how we work and entertain ourselves, to what and how we eat.
Given the rising global population, and improvements in living standards, demand for protein-rich and highly processed food is destined to continue to grow strongly. Yet meeting rising food demand through traditional ways has led to increased environmental,

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Why it pays to buy quality Australian companies

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Globally, evidence has long suggested that so-called ‘quality’ companies i.e. those able to maintain a consistently high return on equity, without undue leverage, tend to be able to produce good shareholder returns over time.
Indeed, none other than the famed investor Warren Buffett has identified these as key metrics he considers when picking stocks.

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The changing face of healthcare: How to invest in the digital health revolution

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Due to population ageing and rising income levels, healthcare spending is expected to continue to grow faster than global economic output over coming decades.
Spending is also likely to increasingly favour digital health solutions over the traditional way of delivering healthcare, as technological innovation helps improve efficiency,

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Congratulations to Jack Morgan | BetaShares $5000 Student Grant Winner

Congratulations to CQ University student, Jack Morgan, winner of the BetaShares ETF Student Grant for 2021.
Jack’s winning submission for an Ethical Diversified High Growth Cryptocurrency ETF (exchange code: DCCF) stood out for its unique design as an ‘all-in-one’ investment solution, with a clear target market in mind.
His fund submission strategically tapped into potential long term trends,

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20 Years of ETFs

[Infographic] 20 years of ETFs on the ASX

The number of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) available on the ASX has grown from just two in 2001 to over 220 in 2021.
In just two decades, we’ve seen remarkable growth of choice across almost every asset class, including the emergence of exciting new themes within the technology and climate change space,

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