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Forward or reverse? Finding the right gear for any market direction

In many of my conversations, I come across professionals who express FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) and yet still they sit on the sidelines when it comes to investing in the market. It seems that everyone these days is nervous about market valuations, and top of mind for many is how much more upside there

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Defensive positioning with exchange-traded products

Reading time: 4 minutes The S&P/ASX 200 Index hit an all-time high in late July, finally breaching the previous record set before the global financial crisis. The following two months were mixed, with a weak August followed by a strong September. With the outlook uncertain, many investors are of the view that further gains are

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3 Bears – learn more about going short with ASX-traded funds

This blog was updated in February 2019. With the longest bull market run in history maturing, it may be time to start thinking about strategies and solutions that offer protection from volatility and falling markets. A number of commentators and investment market analysts now believe that after significant market rises in 2017 and a mixed

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Short Funds: How Performance Bears up over Time

The introduction of short funds onto the ASX in recent years has given investors useful new tools to manage their risk exposures over time. That said, as this note will demonstrate, while the BetaShares suite of short funds aims to meet their explicitly stated investment objectives of providing returns that are negatively correlated with the market,

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