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Global Market Review: July 2014

Every month, I will be publishing a monthly global markets review. The aim of my markets review is to provide investors and their advisers a concise summary of the performance and drivers of the major forces within  the global financial markets, along with my thoughts on the potential outlook in each major asset class. Hope

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Asset Allocation – A Cornerstone of Active Portfolio Management

In my travels as one of BetaShares’ Directors of Distribution, I get to observe first-hand how some forward thinking advisers are approaching portfolio management. One area I am seeing a lot more of recently is advisers using asset allocation as a key component of an active portfolio management strategy. In a series of BetaShares Academy

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Bassanese’s Market insights: $A – the only way is down

$A’s limited upside suggests good time to consider global diversification The failure of the $A to sustain higher levels last week in the face of two pieces of market supportive news highlights its upside from here seems limited. The $A’s far greater downside risk suggests it’s a good time for investors to diversify into foreign

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Adviser Focus: How ETFs can add to your client value proposition

In my role as Director, Adviser Services, I get to see first-hand how different advisers approach their practices and attempt to differentiate their client value proposition. Obviously, when looking to develop a differentiated practice offering, there is a plethora of choice and no right answer. But one thing I have found in common amongst the

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(Why) Does Index Investing Work?

Investors often choose to buy index tracking products like ETFs because of their lower cost (compared to the traditional actively managed fund) as well as a range of other potential benefits, like improved tax efficiency, better transparency and control. ETF users often also cite concerns about poor performance from traditional actively managed funds as another

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