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BetaShares and Legg Mason launch Emerging Markets Fund (ASX: EMMG)

12 Jun 2019


We’re pleased to announce the launch of our fourth Active ETF with our strategic partner, Legg Mason – the BetaShares Legg Mason Emerging Markets Fund (managed fund) is available on the ASX under the code “EMMG”.

EMMG invests in a portfolio of emerging market shares which is managed with the proven investment expertise of Legg Mason’s global equity specialist, Martin Currie.

How to use EMMG in a portfolio:

EMMG can be used to implement a variety of investment strategies. For example:

  • Growth-oriented portfolio allocation that taps into some of the world’s fastest-growing economies
  • Diversify domestic portfolios with global exposure to companies and sectors not well represented in the Australian sharemarket
  • Benefit from the global technology revolution

For more information on EMMG, visit the product page or download the factsheet, flyer or brochure. 

BetaShares ETF Model Portfolios now available via platform SMAs

06 Jun 2019

We’re pleased to announce that financial advisers will now be able to access our Dynamic Asset Allocation ETF Model Portfolios via Separately Managed Accounts (SMAs).

The SMAs are now investible on major platforms including Macquarie Wrap, Hub24 and Praemium, with availability across a number of additional platforms expected by Q3 2019.

Find out more >>

BetaShares to launch India Quality ETF

20 May 2019

With a focus on quality companies in one of the fastest-growing major economies in the world, the BetaShares India Quality ETF will give investors a way to access the Indian market through a passive indexing approach – to be launched on the ASX.*

Learn more about the fund and register your interest >>

*Subject to regulatory approval.

Launch of BetaShares/Investment Trends ETF Report

13 Mar 2019

We’re pleased to announce the launch of our annual ETF research report, in partnership with Investment Trends.

The Australian ETF industry has continued its strong growth trajectory, with a record number of self-directed investors, SMSFs and financial planners now using ETFs in Australia.

Investor numbers in the Australian market reached 385,000, up from 314,000 the year before (22% year on year growth). The Report forecasts the industry to grow to over 430,000 investors by end 2019.

The Report is the leading quantitative research study of the Australian ETF industry. Based on responses of approximately 8,000 investors and 800 financial planners, the study contains insights into the size and growth of the ETF industry as well as the investment behaviour and preferences of these audiences.

Explore more of the findings and request a copy of the report here.

BetaShares launches Global ETF Review

15 Feb 2019

New quarterly research sheds light on passive investment patterns outside of Australia.

We’re pleased to announce the launch of our new, quarterly publication – the BetaShares Global ETF Review.  Complementing the monthly BetaShares Australian ETF Review, which focuses on the local ETF industry, the new publication looks at key trends and developments in this industry outside of Australia.

Explore the highlights and request a copy >> 

 

 

BetaShares and Legg Mason launch Australia’s first Fixed Income Active ETF – ASX: BNDS

23 Nov 2018


We’re pleased to announce the launch of our third active ETF with Legg Mason, and Australia’s first Fixed Income Active ETF – the BetaShares Legg Mason Australian Bond Fund (managed fund)  available on the ASX under the code “BNDS”.

BNDS – managed by multi award-winning Legg Mason affiliate, Western Asset – aims to provide efficient access to an actively managed and broadly diversified portfolio of high quality Australian fixed income securities.

How to use BNDS in a portfolio:

BNDS can be used to implement a variety of investment strategies. For example:

  • A core component of a fixed income allocation providing attractive income, relatively high levels of capital stability and diversification benefits to
    portfolios
  • A complement to a core cash/ term deposit allocation providing a regular income stream without the need to lock up capital

For more information on BNDS, visit the product page or download the factsheet, flyer or brochure. 

BetaShares launches 50th ASX-traded fund – Global Quality Leaders ETF (ASX: QLTY)

06 Nov 2018

We’re pleased to announce the launch of our 50th ASX-traded fund, the BetaShares Global Quality Leaders ETF (ASX: QLTY).

QLTY provides access to 150 of the highest-quality global companies (ex-Australia), based on a combined ranking of four key factors – equity and profitability, low leverage and
earnings stability.

QLTY aims to track the iSTOXX MUTB Global ex-Australia Quality Leaders Index.  At the end of October 2018, the Index has delivered an impressive return of 13.3% p.a. compounded over the past 10 years, compared with 8.8% p.a. for the MSCI World Index*.

How to use QLTY in a portfolio:

  • A core allocation to international shares
  • Tactical exposure to the global sharemarket
  • A low cost complement or alternative to active fund managers focused on global equities

For more information on QLTY, visit the product page or download the factsheet, flyer or brochure. 

 

*Source: Bloomberg. Past performance is not indicative of future performance of the Index or QLTY. Does not take into account QLTY’s fees and costs. Investment involves risk and the value of units may go down as well as up.

BetaShares launches Global Income Leaders ETF (ASX: INCM)

22 Oct 2018

We are pleased to announce the launch of the BetaShares launches Global Income Leaders ETF (ASX: INCM) – providing Australian investors with exposure to a diversified portfolio of 100 global companies (ex-Australia) which are selected for their potential to generate attractive and persistent income.

INCM offers Australian investors with a cost-effective way to expand the world of income opportunities in their portfolios as well as benefit from the diversification benefits that come from global shares.

For more information and to request an information pack, click here.

BetaShares launches Asia Technology Tigers ETF (ASX: ASIA)

24 Sep 2018

We are pleased to announce the launch of the BetaShares launches Asia Technology Tigers ETF (ASX: ASIA) – providing Australian investors easy access to Asian tech leaders such as Alibaba, Tencent, Baidu and Samsung.

ASIA aims to track the returns of an Index comprised of the top 50 companies by market capitalisation in the technology and online retail industries that have their main area of business in the Asian region, excluding Japan.

For more information and to request an information pack, click here.