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2 ways to potentially profit from rising food and petrol prices

If you’ve visited the supermarket or the petrol station recently, you’ve no doubt been unpleasantly surprised by the massive rise in prices. Between the ongoing war in Ukraine, supply chain problems and a recovering global economy, it seems economies have been hit by the perfect storm for inflation. So how can investors benefit from these price rises?

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How to invest in the solar energy revolution

The demand for solar powered energy solutions is set to grow strongly in coming decades, reflecting both the urgent need to deal with climate change and solar’s rapidly improving cost competitiveness.
Investors can now consider the BetaShares Solar ETF (ASX Code: TANN), which provides exposure to a portfolio of leading companies that are making solar energy more accessible,

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Get Smart: How to boost your portfolio with Smart Beta

Investors should always ‘look under the hood’ of an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) before considering investment. Determining what assets a particular fund may hold can be as simple as looking at its name, or even its ticker! But what is typically less obvious is the method used to determine how much weight is given to each holding within a fund.

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The Aussie market – another underdog victory?  

Australians love an underdog, especially when they get up. In the Tokyo Olympics last year, despite our relatively small population, we came sixth in the medal tally. In 2011, Sam Stosur cruised past the world’s top tennis players – including playing Serena Williams at her peak, in her home Slam tournament – to take home the US Open.

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Crypto equities vs cryptocurrencies: Is there room for both?

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Bitcoin and Ethereum cryptocurrency ETFs are set to hit the Australian market as soon as tomorrow. With the markets as volatile as they are, and with more choice soon available for crypto-oriented investors, does it make sense to hold both crypto equities exposures and cryptocurrency exposures in the same portfolio?

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Beyond the piggy bank: starting your child’s investment portfolio

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When introducing children to money, parents typically are drawn to giving pocket money which is put into a piggy bank or perhaps deposited into one of the various bank accounts aimed at children.
However, with the cash rate well below 1%, and most savings accounts offering little more,

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There’s more to driverless vehicles than just Tesla

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Electric vehicles have been transforming the automotive industry for over a century. But one of the major changes influencing the cars of tomorrow is the creation of driverless vehicles, or those that are fully autonomous.
We’ve covered how fast the world is charging down the electric avenue with the production and utilisation of electric vehicles,

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A deep dive into the BetaShares Asia Technology Tigers ETF (ASIA)

Can the Asian tigers roar back?

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Volatility is nothing new for Asian markets, particularly after a period of prolonged uncertainty throughout the Asian tech sector.
However, recent commentary from the Chinese government has led to renewed optimism, and  China’s underlying economic environment could prove to be accommodative for growth stocks across the continent over the coming year.

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