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Behind the ticker: Robotics and A.I. leaders spearheading the fight against COVID-19

Behind the ticker: Robotics and A.I. leaders spearheading the battle with COVID-19

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Alex Cook’s 13 May 2020 blog highlighted the role of robotics and artificial intelligence (A.I.) technologies in fighting the spread of COVID-19.
In today’s post, we look behind the ticker of the BetaShares Global Robotics and Artificial Intelligence ETF (ASX: RBTZ) at some of the leading companies in this space,

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Cybersecurity takes centre stage as Government releases new strategy

Cybersecurity takes centre stage as Government releases new strategy

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Late last week, the Federal Government unveiled the widely anticipated Australian Cyber Security 2020 strategy. The strategy replaces the 2016 strategy1 and comes on the back of an increase in state and non-state cyberattacks on all levels of Australian government and Australian businesses.

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Global ETF Review Q2 2020

Global ETF Review Q2 2020: global ETF industry powers ahead as markets rebound

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The first half of 2020 will go down as one of the most volatile periods in history for investors, as markets followed the Q1 slump with a stunning rebound in Q2.
The global ETF industry emerged from the turmoil in a relatively strong position.

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Bonds are to equities what Pippen was to Jordan

Bonds are to equities what Pippen was to Jordan

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If, like me, you watched ‘The Last Dance’ during Covid-19 lockdown, you will appreciate what an amazing team the Chicago Bulls were during the 1990s. Flashy, charismatic and awe-inspiring – Michael Jordan rightly commanded the spotlight. In contrast, the slow-talking, relatively shy Scottie Pippen never got the recognition he deserved.

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Cyber warfare: Australia under attack

Cyber warfare: Australia under attack

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Australian governments and industry are currently being targeted by major cyber-attacks that could put pressure on critical infrastructure and public services. The threat has become so acute that Prime Minister Scott Morrison held a press conference last Friday to warn of this increasingly hostile trend,

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EOFY thoughts on ETFs

End of financial year thoughts on ETFs

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Note: BetaShares is not a tax adviser and this information should not be construed as tax advice. You should obtain professional, independent tax advice before making any investment decision.
Sir Benjamin Franklin had some witty quotes: one of my favourites is: “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” 1 June marked the day pubs re-opened in New South Wales,

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