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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


Software is fast becoming a distinctive part of the decarbonisation economy.

How to use software to eat carbon emissions

The process of carbon-labelling food items and other consumer goods and services will soon be able to draw on the power of software and AI.

  • Kate Howitt

This Month

Exchange Traded Funds have become the investment vehicle of choice for millennials.

Buy, hold, sell: The best and worst-performing ETFs of the year

Shaw & Partners’ Felicity Thomas and Apt Wealth’s Sarah Gonzales take a look at the best and worst performing ETFs over the past year.

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
Fed chairman Jerome Powell.

Ten of the week’s best opinion reads from the Financial Review

Why analysts are divided on whether the sell-off in global equity markets will intensify; the problems facing central bankers; and how AustralianSuper avoided the carnage found in equity and bond markets. Here’s 10 of the best opinion reads from this week.

Bargain ETS.

Buy, hold, sell: Five bargain ETFs to refresh your portfolio

The market is offering quite a few end-of-financial-year deals right now.

More than 70 per cent of young investors still have confidence in crypto assets.

Young investors still ‘believe’ in crypto after crash

The market has lost more than half of its value since the peak in November as series of high-profile incidents continue to affect market confidence,

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  • Aleks Vickovich

‘Cash grab’: Stake stock lending under fire from Reddit traders

Critics have blasted the popular neo-broker’s soon-to-be-launched stock lending business for its default opt-in and allegedly unfair revenue split.

  • Lucy Dean and Aleks Vickovich
Bulls press in bid to retake the narrative.

Greed drew Goldman Sachs to a ridiculous hedge fund

Investment banks that lost $13 billion on a failed Wall Street play should have looked inside its dysfunctional operations.

  • Aaron Patrick
Samantha Horton is the vice-president of the soon-to-launch investment platform Syfe.

Syfe is a platform for traders who want to deep dive

Singapore investment platform Syfe will launch in Australia in July, hoping to offer a solution for retail investors who have graduated from “beginner” grade.

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  • Lucy Dean
BHP shares continued to lose ground on Tuesday.

Buy, hold, sell: Where the commodity opportunities might be

Today we’re talking about stocks to play the squeeze in some of the commodities going around.

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel is another Vauld investor.

Peter Thiel-backed crypto lender halts withdrawals

Vauld, a crypto lender backed by Coinbase and investor Peter Thiel, has halted withdrawals and trading on its platform as the credit crisis in the digital asset market intensifies.

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  • Adam Samson
The collapse of stablecoin Terra fuelled a sharp decline in crypto prices.

Crypto’s brutal week ends with a trading halt and a bailout

The meltdown in cryptocurrency markets deepened this week, as big players contended with liquidations, withdrawal freezes and more.

  • Yueqi Yang and Hannah Miller
Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk’s wealth have plummeted.

The only four billionaires still in the $US100b club

Elon Musk’s fortune plunged almost $US62 billion ($91 billion). Jeff Bezos saw his wealth tumble by about $US63 billion. Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth was slashed by more than half.

  • Josephine Walker


David Shein in the early days of ComTech, a business he later sold for $1.1 billion.

The mistakes this successful founder wants you to avoid

The company he founded had a billion-dollar valuation when he sold it but there are things he wishes he’d done differently.

  • David Shein
A monitor displays Citigroup signage on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Citigroup’s $US1b family office clients profit from wild markets

They are taking “big positions” across all asset classes, including fixed-income and foreign exchange, to take “advantage of the volatility”, says an executive.

  • Ben Stupples
More financial advisers are recommending ETFs to clients.

Experts warn ETF investors of ‘painful’ tax mistake

Experts are warning first-time investors they need to declare capital gains and losses this tax season, even if they are enrolled in a dividend reinvestment plan in an exchange-traded fund.

  • Lucy Dean
KPMG partner Julia Bilyanska says  some companies reporting no material exposure to environmental and social risks are out of step with companies in the same industry.

Study of 600 listed companies throws cold water on ESG claims

Roughly one in four companies listed on the broader ASX claim they have no exposure to environmental or social risks, putting their lack of disclosure often at odds with peers.

  • Lucy Dean
John Wilde is concerned the dip in his superannuation means he will have to work longer.

Working into his 70s is this business owner’s new reality

Turmoil on markets has prompted some Australians approaching retirement to revise their plans and work longer.

  • Lucy Dean
SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son.

SoftBank faces shareholders shaken by $49b loss

Much of the loss can be attributed to the group’s pressure on companies to make big, aggressive bets.

  • Min Jeong Lee and Takahiko Hyuga