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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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Aussie Tech proving resilient: an update following the Q2 rebalance

Aussie Tech showing resilience: an update following the Q2 rebalance

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On 4 March 2020, we launched the BetaShares S&P/ASX Australian Technology ETF (ASX: ATEC), the first ETF focused on providing access to Australia’s fast-growing technology sector. ATEC offers exposure to a diversified portfolio of dynamic ASX-listed tech players such as Xero, Afterpay, Seek,

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The investment case for Australian Tech & ASX: ATEC

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On 4 March 2020, we launched the BetaShares S&P/ASX Australian Technology ETF (ASX: ATEC), the first ETF focused on providing access to Australia’s fast-growing technology sector. ATEC offers exposure to a diversified portfolio of ASX-listed tech players such as Xero, Afterpay, Seek, WiseTech Global and carsales.com.

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The Australian Technology Sector (ASX: ATEC) : A home grown growth opportunity

ATEC: Australia’s answer to the Nasdaq FAANGs (Webinar recap)

Technology has been one of the leading global investment sectors since the GFC, with the likes of the FAANGs – Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Google – dominating the global landscape.
Australia’s tech sector is also growing in prominence, and offers attractive long-term growth potential and diversification from the large cap financial and mining stocks that dominate the local share market.

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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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Robots and Artificial Intelligence: on the front line in the fight against COVID-19

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As COVID-19 spread across the world, causing global lockdowns and record volatility in financial markets, investors have seen equity markets tumble more than 30%, unprecedented policy responses from central banks, and oil futures trade negative.
One investment theme that may merit the attention of investors is a sector of the technology industry that appears likely to have an important role to play in the fight against COVID-19 –

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Global robotics

The Rise of the Robot: How Robotics are changing the face of the labour force

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We are becoming more accustomed to the presence of robots in our daily lives, whether that be through automated vacuums or the involvement of robots in completing our online shopping purchases – robots are moving to the mainstream. However, have you thought about how they are shaping the way we work?

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queen of the internet

What the Queen of the Internet’s latest report means for tech investors

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Every year in June, a report is published that is essential reading for anyone interested in investing in the tech sector. Written by the woman dubbed the ‘Queen of the Internet’, Bond Capital founder Mary Meeker, the Internet Trends Report has become the most highly anticipated slide deck in Silicon Valley due to its ability to recognise the most important statistics and technology trends in the interconnected world of today.

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