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Getting in on the gold rush – why invest in gold?

If you don’t own gold… there is no sensible reason other than you don’t know history or you don’t know economics.

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About the 2021 ETF Report

Stockspot’s annual ETF report is a snapshot of what’s happening in the Australian ETF landscape. We tell you why and how we create this report.

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2021 ETF Report: 10 key ETF trends in Australia

If you only remember 10 things from Stockspot’s 2021 ETF Report, these are it.

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Best Performing ETFs Australia 2021

These ETFs were the best performing ETFs in Australia in 2021.

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Worst Performing ETFs Australia 2021

We’ve analysed the ETFs that produced disappointing results in 2021.

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New ETFs in Australia 2021

A summary of all the newly listed ASX ETFs in 2021.

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Most Popular ETFs

Most popular ETFs by examining the largest increases in size and flows over the past year.

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Which ETF issuer is best? Vanguard, Blackrock, BetaShares or others?

We analyse the performance of Vanguard, Blackrock, BetaShares and other ETF providers in 2021.

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Should I Buy Hedged or Unhedged ETFs

We compare hedged and unhedged ETFs and how foreign currencies against the Australian dollar could affect ETF returns in 2021.

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The best sustainable ETFs in 2021

The best sustainable and ethical ETFs on the ASX. We look at the growth and popularity of sustainable investing in Australia.

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Six mistakes to avoid when the share market falls

In 2021, the Australian share market is likely to fall 10% (or more) at some point. Here are the investing mistakes to avoid when the market falls.

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What are the most popular investment themes?

A portfolio diversified across assets, countries & sectors will, in the long run, give the best risk-adjusted returns.

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Should you buy into smart beta ETFs?

We look at smart beta ETFs in Australia – what they are, how they are built and how they’ve performed.

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What is factor investing and should you do it?

Factor investing is a type of smart beta investing. It’s based on choosing specific investment features that influence performance.

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Stockspot Performance Update: March 2021

Markets have staged a strong recovery in recent months, and all Stockspot Portfolios have had positive 12 month returns.

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What are the best Global Share ETFs?

We road test 12 popular Global share ETFs, comparing them across 5 factors.

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What are the best Gold ETFs?

How to invest in gold using an exchange traded fund (ETF). We compare the best gold ETFs of 2021.

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What are the best Australian Bond ETFs?

We’ll show you why and what we look out for when selecting a bond ETF.