Isaak Walkom, Author at BetaShares
Factoring in Factors to your Investing

Factoring in factors to your investing

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In the realm of investing, a ‘factor’ can be described as any characteristic that helps explain the long-term risk and return performance of an asset.
Factor investing is an investment approach that involves targeting specific drivers of return across asset classes. There are two main types of factors that have driven asset class returns: macroeconomic factors and style factors.

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The Federal Budget – What’s in it and how might ETF investors seek to benefit?

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On 6 October 2020, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg released Australia’s 2020-21 Federal Budget.
The objective of this Budget is pretty simple – economic recovery – by increased spending, lower taxes, job training and re-skilling workers.
A stimulatory Federal Budget on a standalone basis is beneficial for the sharemarket.

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