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Japan’s Nikkei index dropped sharply following the shooting of the former prime minister. 
In Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.5 per cent to 6678.

Wall Street set for new ETF gold rush as single-stock era begins

A new ETF-for-everything era may have just begun on Wall Street, swelling an industry that already boasts almost 3000 products and $9.12 trillion in assets.

  • Katie Greifeld and Elaine Chen

This Month

NAB Private Wealth’s Justin Greiner and  BlackRock Australasia’s Jason Collins want to launch more ASX-listed funds together.

NAB, BlackRock sign ETF deal to combat ‘market noise’

National Australia Bank’s private wealth arm has signed a memorandum of understanding with BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager.

  • Aleks Vickovich
BetaShares CEO Alex Vynokur: “A lot of my  childhood friends are in the middle of a war.”

CEO starts Australia’s first charity devoted to Ukraine war victims

BetaShares founder Alex Vynokur was born in Ukraine and has been putting his considerable business skills to use, setting up the United Ukraine Appeal.

  • Aleks Vickovich
The inflation-led market rout took Wall Street into a bear market after the S&P500 crashed by more than 20 per cent.

Market rout puts ‘reverse FOMO’ into most young investors

They say the Wall Street hammering that pushed the market into bear territory last month has not made them alter their investment strategies.

  • Lucy Dean


Suzanna Penaflor isn’t planning on selling out of her ETFs.

‘We’re being tested’: Next-gen investors stare down markets bloodbath

It has been a horror show for local and international markets, but younger investors are shaking it off.

  • Lucy Dean
Graham and Louise Tuckwell’s charitable foundation has received a shot in the arm from the sale of ETF Securities to Mirae Asset Global Investments.

Tuckwell to donate $100m after ETF Securities sale

Exchange-traded fund pioneer Graham Tuckwell will deploy at least $100 million into his family’s charitable foundation after selling ETF Securities Australia.

  • Aleks Vickovich

Robo-adviser Stockspot rattles tin for fresh funds

Robo-advice business Stockspot’s doing the rounds at fund managers to stitch up a capital raise.

  • Anthony Macdonald, Sarah Thompson and Kanika Sood


BetaShares CEO Alex Vynokur.

ETFs jostle for green energy investors

BetaShares will launch two exchange-traded fund tracking solar energy and uranium companies.

  • Lucy Dean
The price of Australian coal, rising sharply amid a global energy crunch, is set to drive up power bills this year.

Australia’s first carbon credits ETF set to hit ASX

Van Eck Australia will list a fund tracking the price of carbon on the local sharemarket as environmental investors are buoyed by Green, teal election victories.

  • Aleks Vickovich
Oliver Hextall, Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Global Demographics Fund

Industry insight : A powerful, predictable trend

Demographic analysis creates exciting opportunities for investors.


by Fidelity

Bitcoin has plummeted by more than 50 per cent since October.

The birth of crypto ETFs has not been cheap or transparent

There is no doubt the launch of listed bitcoin and ethereum funds is an historic moment in allowing regulated entry into a wild market. But that doesn’t make these investments good value.

  • Aleks Vickovich
Shareholder claims fell in 2021 and no longer pose the biggest litigation threat.

Crypto ETFs fizzle in $2m debut as brokers block trade

Australia’s first cryptocurrency exchange-traded funds met a lukewarm reception on their debut as regulation-wary stockbrokers put up roadblocks.

  • Updated
  • Aleks Vickovich

Cosmos waives crypto ETF fees on historic market debut

Cosmos Asset Management will charge no fees to investors in its listed bitcoin fund for two months, as the first movers in the new market finally commence trade.

  • Aleks Vickovich
Jonathon Miller, CEO of Kraken Australia, says crypto ETFs are a “milestone” but no “watershed” moment.

Crypto ETFs no ‘watershed’ for market access: critics

Cboe Australia will begin on Thursday hosting the first movers in the controversial new category of sharemarket-listed funds tracking the prices of large cap crypto assets bitcoin and ether.

  • Aleks Vickovich

Delayed crypto ETFs resurrect campaign after listing hold-up

Australia’s first sharemarket-listed cryptocurrency investment funds will begin trading this Thursday on the Cboe exchange after a two-week hold-up.

  • Aleks Vickovich
BetaShares CEO Alex Vynokur said the AQUA rule changes allowing crypto funds was a “milestone”.

ASX crypto ETFs back in the race amid Cboe delays

Fund managers racing to list bitcoin and ether funds on the Australian Securities Exchange could possibly catch up to rivals bogged down by a mysterious delay.

  • Aleks Vickovich
Senator Andrew Bragg wants to see an Aussie firm list the first crypto ETF.

Bragg backs Aussie fundies to win crypto ETF race

Senator Andrew Bragg asked the regulator to ensure there is no “uneven playing field” that might benefit offshore participants in the local sharemarket.

  • Aleks Vickovich
Toronto-headquartered 3iQ will list ETFs invested in bitcoin and ether on Cboe Australia.

Canadian challenger blows open crypto ETF race

3iQ Digital Asset Management could make history by listing Australia’s first cryptocurrency-backed exchange traded fund while rival firms are delayed.

  • Updated
  • Aleks Vickovich


Bitcoin and ethereum ETFs will not begin trading on April 27 as expected.

Failure to launch: Crypto ETFs hit listing snag

The historic launch of cryptocurrency-backed exchange traded funds in Australia has been delayed at the 11th hour by a powerful prime broker.

  • Aleks Vickovich
Younger Australians are feeling more confident to use an SMSF to achieve their retirement goals.

SMSF advisers more likely to use ETFs than DIY investors

If your SMSF is with an adviser, there’s a fair chance you’re invested in ETFs. This is why.

  • Lucy Dean