Reading time: 3 min The first quarter of 2019 saw investors continue to preference investing via the ETF structure compared to traditional mutual funds, which continued to sustain net outflows. Fixed income was most definitely the flavour of the quarter, as investors moved to a decidedly risk-off position in their portfolios. Within equities, North American
Reading time: 5 minutes AUSSIE! AUSSIE! AUSSIE! The Australian ETF industry finished the first quarter strongly, recording 13% growth for the quarter to reach a fresh high The industry ended March at a record $46.1B, with its market cap increasing by 2.9% (+$1.3B) over the month Trading activity was also very strong, with the monthly
Reading time: 4 minutes All time monthly growth record smashed! The Australian ETF industry continued its strong growth in the early months of 2019, reaching a fresh record high and recording its largest ever monthly FuM increase The industry ended February at a record $44.8B, with market cap increasing by 5.4% (+$2.3B). The monthly growth
Quick read – Summary: We launched the first edition of the quarterly BetaShares Global ETF Review – analysing the key trends & developments in the industry outside Australia. The global ETF industry ended 2018 at US$4.8 trillion in assets under management (AuM), posting a robust annual growth rate of 20% since 2005. In the US in 2018, passive funds
Industry starts the year on a new record high! In a month that is typically quiet for the Australian ETF industry, the industry started off the year strongly, reaching a fresh record high of $42.5B total industry FuM at month end. The industry’s total market cap increased by ~4.3% ($1.7B) – the second largest monthly
Shaken, not stirred! Despite dramatic sharemarket volatility throughout 2018, the Global ETF industry recorded significant growth over the year, reaching its 2nd highest level of net inflows ($US516B) and maintaining the positive growth trend. The Australian ETF industry ended the year with funds under management (FuM) of ~$41B – just shy of the record $42B, achieved in September.
Industry ekes out gains in another tough month in equities Notwithstanding continued market volatility and sharemarket declines, the ETF industry returned to its growth trajectory after last month’s declines, ending the month at $41.1B in assets. The industry’s total market cap grew by 0.8% (+$320m), which was entirely driven by net inflows rather than asset
Look beyond the headlines & record trading value! Dramatic sharemarket falls caused the Australian ETF industry to fall in value, declining 3.2% ($1.3B) to end the month at $40.8B. That said, observers of the industry need to look beyond the headline AuM figure which was caused entirely by asset value depreciation, as net flows were,
ETF industry now larger than 80+ year old LIC market The Australian ETF industry passed another milestone in September, becoming the most popular structure for ASX-traded managed investments with total funds under management in ASX-traded ETFs exceeding the significantly more established Listed Investment Company (LIC) market. Read on for details of the month in ETFs.
Industry Breaks the $40B Barrier The Australian ETF industry grew very strongly in August reaching a new record high of $41.5B. The industry grew a rapid 3.7% in the month ($1.5B), 2/3 of which was driven by asset appreciation particularly in the U.S. sharemarket. Read on for details of the month in ETFs.