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Our top 5 posts – Explaining the common concepts around ETFs

BY betashares | 30 September 2015
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There is no denying the growing size and interest in the Australian ETF market. Encouragingly, there has also been an increase in the amount of research investors are doing around these products before they decide to invest.

Here are 5 of our most popular BetaShares blog posts from the last year which give you a simple and quick explanation of some of the most common strategies and concepts around ETFs.

Understanding ETF Bid and Offer Spreads – David Bassanese, BetaShares Chief Economist provides an explanation of the concept of ‘bid and offer spreads’ – something all ETF investors will encounter

Where does the Australian ETF market go from here? Justin Arzadon looks at overseas ETF markets in order to get a lens on what the future of our Australia market might look like.

Sector Rotation and Fundamental vs Market-Cap Weighted Indices – David Bassanese explores the tendency of individual stocks and industry sectors to both overshoot and undershoot their fundamental values over time and how this can affect the performance of traditional market-cap weighted equity indices relative to “fundamentally weighted” indices.

Managing risk: the toxic combination of market downturns and withdrawals in retirement – Michael Armitage, a guest contributor from Milliman, explains the benefits of incorporating some risk management into your portfolio during times of volatility.

ETF Liquidity: will it be there when I need it? Louis Crous, BetaShares Chief Investment Officer sets the record straight about one of the most common misconceptions about ETFs.

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