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kris_walesby Kris Walesby
Gold - Portfolio Protection & Diversification In An Uncertain World There are good arguments to suggest that every investor should consider at least a small allocation to gold within their portfolio and using an ETF to achieve that allocation is one of the simplest and most cost efficient ways to achieve this.

ETF INSIGHTS


Two Rules Of Thumb
For Sector Investing

When should one sector be favoured over another? It turns out there are a two handy rules of thumb that might help investors with their deliberations.
 

Asset Allocation Through The Ages

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An interesting question is whether the asset allocation of a typical default fund suits members at any age.

The Tyranny Of High Costs

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Do higher cost equates to higher value? Recent research shows the opposite has proven to be true.

COMMENT & ANALYSIS


david_bassanese David Bassanese
Thoughts On The Active vs. Passive Debate With the strong growth in index funds and exchange traded funds in the Australian marketplace in recent years, debate is again swirling on the benefits of active vs. passive investment management.

ETF INSIGHTS


Solving An Investment Puzzle

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There is a straightforward explanation why some investors may under-perform their chosen investment funds.

Getting Rich - Slowly

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Almost 20 years ago, two US academics published what could be described as a guide to getting rich slowly.

Why Total Costs Really Matter

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A fundamental mistake by investors is to pay insufficient attention to their total investment management costs.

Playing The Super Long Game

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For superannuation fund members the 'knowing where you are at' can be harder to get a realistic measure of.

COMMENT & ANALYSIS


robin_bowerman Robin Bowerman
A Hunger For ETF Knowledge. Given the rapid growth in the popularity and market capitalisation of Exchange Traded Funds, it is hardly surprising that an Investment Trends report describes investors as "hungry" to learn more about the products.

 

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