BetaShares Australian Composite Bond ETF (ASX: OZBD) has launched on the ASX and is designed to be a core portfolio allocation for fixed income. BetaShares OZBD aims to track the Bloomberg Australian Enhanced Yield Composite Bond Index, before fees and expenses. This index takes an intelligent investment approach by weighting...
The Australian ETF industry grew rapidly in 2021 aided by record inflows and strong market conditions according to BetaShares. Funds under management for ETFs trading on the ASX and Chi-X had a market cap of $136.9 billion as at end of 2021 up from $95 billion for the prior year. BetaShares...
COVID-19 is still making it difficult, if not impossible, to physically travel to many parts of the world. That's not likely to change anytime soon. But, somewhat paradoxically, investors are travelling overseas like they've never done before. The pandemic has been the key driver for the biggest surge in global investment...
BetaShares has announced it is expecting the value of Australia’s ETF industry to smash their previous prediction for 2021. In its latest BetaShares Australian ETF Review, the ETF and fund manager said it now expects the total industry value of funds under management to be in the range of $132-$138...
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BetaShares’ latest review shows the Australian ETF industry continues to grow and reached yet another new record high of $97.3B at the end of February. The company said in its report: “The industry’s market cap grew by a relatively subdued 0.5% for the month to reach a new record high of...
PIMCO, one of the world’s most powerful bond fund managers, is reportedly preparing to list its fixed income funds as active ETFs in Australia. The Financial Standard is reporting PIMCO has now applied to ASIC for approvals on listing at least three fixed income funds on the exchange. The three funds...
At FINA, we track fixed income ETFs and managed funds with our ‘Finders’ to help you narrow your search for products that might suit your portfolio. We don’t make any recommendations as such but try to help you work out what is important. When assessing fixed income ETF performance, the first...
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