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The Australian Technology Sector (ASX: ATEC) : A home grown growth opportunity

ATEC: Australia’s answer to the Nasdaq FAANGs (Webinar recap)

Technology has been one of the leading global investment sectors since the GFC, with the likes of the FAANGs – Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Google – dominating the global landscape.
Australia’s tech sector is also growing in prominence, and offers attractive long-term growth potential and diversification from the large cap financial and mining stocks that dominate the local share market.

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Steel Iron Armour

Why long-duration, high quality bonds in an uncertain market? (Webinar recap)

There are arguably few more reliable portfolio “safe havens” in times of equity market trouble than highly-rated government bonds issued by major developed nations.
BetaShares Chief Economist, David Bassanese, and BetaShares Director – Key Accounts and Adviser Business, Mai Platts, recently showcased the key investment benefits of the fixed income asset class and opportunities in fixed income ETFs.

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Multi-coloured puzzle pieces

Build better portfolios with asset allocation (Webinar recap)

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Asset allocation can help diversify your portfolio and assists to make it more resilient to changing market conditions.
Our recent webinar with Director of Adviser Business, Blair Modica, went back to basics to explain how ETFs work, and how they may be used to diversify your portfolio.

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Are we near the bottom yet? (Virus Crisis Webinar recap)

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As the coronavirus continues to create uncertainty in sharemarkets and economies across the globe, we held the second of our fortnightly “Virus Crisis” webinar series, to provide a timely update on the virus and how it’s affecting markets and the macro economy.
BetaShares Chief Economist,

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The V, U, or L shape: Investing ideas for recession recovery scenarios (Webinar recap)

The V, U, or L shape: Investing ideas for recession recovery scenarios (Webinar recap)

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The global financial system has experienced a month of chaos as the surge in cases of COVID-19 around the world has sent markets into freefall. Increasing rates of infection, reactive policy responses enforcing lockdowns, and declining sharemarkets appear to have set global economies on the path to recession.

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BetaShares Bear funds - your questions answered

BetaShares Bear Funds – some questions answered

Trading volumes in BetaShares’ three Bear equity Funds have increased dramatically as investors seek to protect themselves against – or profit from – falls in the U.S. or Australian sharemarkets.
A number of individuals have contacted us with questions around price movements in these funds, and how they relate to movements in the underlying market.

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ETFs and the coronavirus crisis: 4 FAQs

ETFs and the coronavirus crisis: 4 FAQs

Sharemarkets have been in turmoil for several weeks, with few portfolios unaffected and volatility at all time highs. As a result, we’ve received many questions from investors relating to their ETF investments. We thought we’d use this post to provide answers to 4 of the most common:

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Top 5 investment strategies for 2020

BetaShares’ top 5 investment strategies for 2020

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2019 saw a stellar performance by equity markets both in Australia and overseas, while fixed income investors did not miss out either, as falling bond yields led to strong returns.
So what do we think lies ahead in 2020, and what does this imply for potential investment strategies?

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ASX Investor Days

BetaShares presenting at the ASX Investor Days

We’re pleased to be associated, once again, with the 2019 ASX Investor Day series and Adviser Workshops to be held during November in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.
This is an opportunity to hear from a number of experts and improve your investment knowledge.
BetaShares Chief Economist, David Bassanese, will be sharing his views on asset class allocation as investors seek income across their portfolio.

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