A question I often ask my adviser clients is how they’re investing in international markets. The answers vary, with the majority of advisers using managed funds or ETFs and some of these also investing in specific stocks on global exchanges. Once we have discussed the how, my next question is what sort of exposures they
BetaShares is proud to have been awarded the 2016 ‘ETF Fund Manager of the Year’ at the Professional Planner | Zenith Fund Awards held on October 7th 2016. The awards are based on Zenith’s renowned fund manager review and rating process that focuses on nine key aspects of a fund manager’s philosophy, process and people.
BetaShares is proud to have been awarded the 2016 ETF Provider of the Year at the 29th Fund Manager of the Year awards hosted by Money Management and Lonsec on May 26th 2016.
Since my last blog post a number of notable events have occurred. The Bachelor has narrowed his potential life partner down to 5 candidates, the Hot Plate has announced a winner destined for ultimate foodie and endorsements glory, and last, but not least, we have all survived the market sell off a couple of weeks
Having recently moved to Australia from the U.S to join BetaShares., I’ve noticed many similarities between the financial industries in both countries. Particularly I’ve noticed: the increase in compliance and reporting obligations that Financial Planners must now meet; and growing investor demand and interest in Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) – which I personally find very
When I’ve caught up with friends this week, the key issues we’re ‘chewing the fat’ about are the shenanigans of the U.S. presidential election, which contestants will make the Final 5 of Masterchef and what new Paleo fad, Atkins diet or juice cleanse we’re taking on. In my meetings and conversations with financial advisers however, the main
There has been significant recent growth in the Australian ETF market, going from just under $4 billion in funds under management (FUM) in 2011 to more than $18.5 billion FUM by June 2015. While the growth rate is undeniably impressive the amount of actual FUM is still a fraction of the Canadian ETF market (where
At this time of the year many investors and their advisers are focused on ensuring they implement the most tax efficient strategies in order to take advantage of any benefits or deductions before the end of the financial year. This post details an important but often underappreciated benefit that exchange traded funds (ETFs) can offer
We have received a number of requests to post information on our blog that is relevant to financial advisers and professionals. Our Adviser Focus series is a set of posts written specifically for financial advisers and dealer groups, and which aims to deepen the understanding of the adviser market on ETFs and their uses. This post
In my travels as one of BetaShares’ Directors of Distribution, I get to observe first-hand how some forward thinking advisers are approaching portfolio management. One area I am seeing a lot more of recently is advisers using asset allocation as a key component of an active portfolio management strategy. In a series of BetaShares Academy