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How to compare ETFs

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) come in many shapes and sizes. There are active and passive, ones that just look at a single commodity or currency, index ones, ones that follow a basket of selected stocks and even ones that have leverage built in.
2mths ago

Paul's Insights: Managing rising back to school bills

Back-to-school costs can take the shine off those first few weeks of term. Parents often have mixed emotions around their kids returning to school. Along with a much anticipated (by parents) return to routine, the end of the holidays brings the inevitable round of education costs.
2mths ago

Wrap up of 2020

Hear from our Chairman Paul Clitheroe as he summarises learnings from 2020 and wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
4mths ago

How do ETFs reflect the growth of an asset

Just like any other listed stock you might own, one of the primary goals of an exchange traded fund (ETF) is to increase in value over time. It's not rocket science, you know your stocks are performing well if the price they're trading at continues to exceed the price you originally bought them for.
4mths ago

Effie Zahos: Why I joined the board - Let's make change!

The world of money is always interesting and ever-changing. In 2020 alone, we've seen the cash rate fall to a previously unthinkable 0.1%, home loan rates below 2% are now commonplace, and in the space of less than 12 months Australian shares have experienced their worst ever fall and also their highest 1-month gain in almost two decades.
4mths ago

How do ETFs account for dividends?

ETFs pay dividends just like any other dividend-paying stocks, and like individual stocks, these dividends are typically in the form of cash payouts, or issuance of further shares (aka as dividend reinvestment plan).
4mths ago

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