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Backing Buffett’s Big Japan Bet

It seems as if Japan does not get a lot of respect from external investors, for good reasons. The Nikkei index appears to disprove the theory that the sharemarket delivers superior long-term investment returns, being at the same level now

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Upcoming webinars and virtual round tables

As working from home has become the new normal for most people, there are still many opportunities for advisers and investors to cut through the noise and hear insights from some of the best investment managers and research teams from

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Upcoming webinars and virtual roundtables

As working from home has become the new normal for most people, there are still many opportunities for advisers and investors to cut through the noise and hear insights from some of the best investment managers and research teams from

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ETF fee benchmark now seven bps

Exposure to a portfolio of top local stocks in an index fund now costs just seven basis points (0.07 per cent), with the listing last week of BetaShares Australia 200 ETF. The new fund undercuts the management fee on Vanguard’s

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Equity income options expand

Investors looking for income yields of around 6 per cent and who are prepared to take on equity market risk have a couple of new exchange traded funds to consider. ETF provider BetaShares has joined forces with investment manager Legg

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BetaShares launches first hybrid fund

Exchange traded fund issuer BetaShares has launched the first Australian fund specialising in hybrid securities. It is targeting investors who like the high yield offered by hybrids but would like some downside protection. The BetaShares Active Australian Hybrids Fund is

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BetaShares launches first hybrid fund

Exchange traded fund issuer BetaShares has launched the first Australian fund specialising in hybrid securities. It is targeting investors who like the high yield offered by hybrids but would like some downside protection. The BetaShares Active Australian Hybrids Fund is

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Currency ETFs ‘not attractive’

Thinking of investing in a currency fund to add a little spice to your portfolio? Think again. Investment researcher Morningstar has reviewed currency exchange traded funds listed on the ASX and concludes that they are not an attractive long-term investment.

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Lifting the bonnet on high yield equity ETFs

Investors looking for high dividend payouts from their equity portfolios are spoilt for choice in the ETF market, with nine funds offering high yields from Australian shares. What investors may not realise is that each fund is guided by a

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