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U.S. Dollar ETF top 10 most traded ETF

21 Feb 2011

SYDNEY, 21 February 2011: BetaShares Capital Limited (BetaShares) today announced its newly listed US dollar exchange traded fund (ASX: USD) was one of the top 10 most traded ETFs on the Australian Securities Exchange in its first two weeks of trading with assets under management doubling in the second week of trading.

See Press Release and Product Factsheet for further information.

Launch of Australia’s first currency ETF

01 Feb 2011

YDNEY, 1 February 2011: BetaShares Capital Limited (BetaShares) today launched Australia’s first currency ETF on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).
Trading under the ASX Code ‘USD’, BetaShares U.S. Dollar ETF tracks the performance of the U.S. dollar (US$) relative to the Australian dollar (A$).
The new ETF employs a simple, transparent and highly cost-effective structure, with the assets of the fund consisting of US dollars held in a bank account with JP Morgan Chase Bank.
See Press Release and Product Factsheet for more information

BetaShares ETFs gain $70m in first month

07 Jan 2011

SYDNEY, 17 January 2011: BetaShares Capital Limited (BetaShares) today announced its initial two ETFs have reached more than $70 million in assets under management in their first month of trading, making it one of the most successful ETF debuts on the Australian Securities Exchange. BetaShares intends to add to its product offering over 2011, with Australia’s first currency ETF on track for launch in the coming weeks.

Listed on 15 December 2010, BetaShares two initial ETFs are as follows:
– BetaShares Financials Sector ETF (ASX Code: QFN) – tracks the performance of the S&P/ASX 200 Financials Index (excluding Property Trusts)
– BetaShares Resources Sector ETF (ASX Code: QRE) – tracks the performance of the S&P/ASX 200 Resources Index
See Press Release for more information

BetaShares Launches ETFs on ASX

15 Dec 2010

SYDNEY, 15 December 2010: BetaShares Capital Limited (BetaShares) today announced its entry into the Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) market with the launch of two new products on the Australian Securities Exchange that expand the options available to Australian retail and institutional investors.
BetaShares initial ETFs track the performance of the resources sector and the financial sector (excluding property trusts) of the ASX, being:
– BetaShares S&P/ASX 200 Financials Sector ETF (Synthetic) (ASX Code: QFN)
– BetaShares S&P/ASX 200 Resources Sector ETF (Synthetic) (ASX Code: QRE)
See BetaShares Press Release for more information