Australian investors flocked to bond ETFs in 2023 as rising interest rates made fixed income allocations more attractive, according to data recently released by the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and Vanguard. Australian bond ETFs received A$3.81 billion in cash flows in 2023, a 37% improvement year on year. Global bond...
J.P. Morgan Asset Management has announced the listing of the JPMorgan Global Bond Active ETF (Managed Fund) (JPGB) on Cboe Australia. JPGB is the second fixed income active ETF that the global asset manager has brought to Australia. It leverages the same strategy as the JPMorgan Global Bond Fund (mutual fund)...
Macquarie Asset Management has added global fixed income investment opportunities to its range of actively managed ETFs in Australia. The Macquarie Dynamic Bond Active ETF (MQDB), and the Macquarie Income Opportunities Active ETF (MQIO) are now available on the ASX providing Australian investors access to opportunities in the global fixed...
Hejaz Group, a global Islamic Finance provider, has launched Australia's first ever Sukuk active exchange-traded fund (active ETF), enabling investors to access a Shariah-compliant bond alternative product for the first time. The Hejaz Sukuk Active ETF (Managed Fund), will be available on the ASX from 2 November 2023. The Hejaz...
Fixed income remained in favour with investors in Q3 with domestic bond ETFs recording A$1.3 billion in flows in Q3 (up nearly 6% since Q2) and global bond ETFs recording A$396 million (up 26% since Q2). A resurgence in Australian equity ETF flows in Q3 2023 saw the industry experience...
Betashares has announced two new US Treasury ETFs to its portfolio. The two new ETFs are: Betashares Inflation-Protected U.S. Treasury Bond Currency Hedged ETF (ASX: UTIP) provides exposure to a portfolio of US Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (‘TIPS’). UTIP is now available on the ASX Betashares U.S. Treasury Bond 7-10 Year Currency...
BlackRock Australia has announced its intent to launch the iShares U.S. Treasury Bond (AUD Hedged) ETF (IUSG). Priced at 15bps, which is 25% cheaper than the nearest competing ETF in Australia, the company said that the launch furthers its commitment to expand the local iShares product suite of low-cost building...
J.P. Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) has announced the launch of JPMorgan Income Active ETF (Managed Fund) ("JPIE"). The ETF is trading and listed on Cboe Australia as JPIE. JPIE, the first fixed income active ETF that JPMAM brings to Australian investors, is a bottom-up active fixed income strategy, seeking to deliver...
Fund manager, Betashares, has announced its Australian Bank Senior Floating Rate Bond ETF (ASX: QPON) has recently passed $1 billion in assets under management.​ QPON holds a portfolio of some of the largest and most liquid senior floating rate bonds issued by Australian banks, including an 80% allocation to the...
Challenging market and economic conditions dampened ETF cash flows in Q1 2023, but industry AUM continues to grow year on year, according to data recently released by the ASX and Vanguard. The Australian ETF market recorded A$1.8 billion in cash flows during Q1 2023, down 47% from the previous quarter,...

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