Author: Marc Jocum
Marc has over 5 years experience in the financials services industry having previously worked for Morgan Stanley, AMP and KPMG. He holds a Bachelor of Business (Finance/Accounting) from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), and has completed his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level 1.
Stockspot performance update: June 2019
See how Stockspot portfolios have all delivered more than 10% returns in the 2018/19 financial year.
ETF investors are the big winners from a fee war
There’s been good news for Australian ETF investors this month, with two of the major ETF issuers reducing their fees.
Stockspot 2019 ETF Research
Our fifth annual Australian ETF Research Report is now live!
About this research
Welcome to Stockspot’s 2019 ETF Research Report. We’ve analysed over 190 ETFs by looking at factors like fees, performance, size and activity.
What are ETFs?
An introduction into Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), how they work and trade, their key benefits, and risks.
ETFs vs LICs compared
Comparison between Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and Listed Investment Companies (LICs).
Are ETFs safe or risky?
Debunking the biggest ETF myths and addressing the criticism.
A helpful dictionary and glossary of terms for all ETF and investment related terminology.
ETF market summary
A summary of the Australian ETF Market including trends, predictions and reasons why the industry will continue to grow.
10 key research highlights
10 key statistics from our ETF Research over the last year.
Australian vs global ETF market
Comparison between the Australian and Global ETF market.
ETFs by sector group
A summary of trends and growth in each ETF sector such as Global Shares, Australian Shares, Bonds, Currency, Commodities, and other ETFs.
A summary of all the newly listed ASX ETFs over the past year.
A summary of all the ASX listed ETFs that have closed or delisted over the past year.
Best performing ETFs for 2019
The Top 5 ETF Performers who had the best returns over the past year.
Worst performing ETFs for 2019
The Bottom 5 ETF Performers who had the worst returns over the past year.
Most Popular ETFs
Most popular ETFs by examining the largest increases in size and flows over the past year.
Least popular ETFs
Least popular ETFs by examining the largest decreases in size and flows over the past year.
How to invest in the best ETFs
How to avoid investing in bad ETFs. We share some tips for investors when looking to invest and pick the best ETFs.
How to be a better ETF investor
Tips to become a better ETF investor. We go through the key mistakes to avoid.
Benefits of Investing Overseas with Global ETFs
Opportunity of investing globally through ETFs, why most investors have a home country bias, and how ETFs provide diversification and asset allocation benefits.
Should I Buy Hedged or Unhedged ETFs
Comparison between hedged and unhedged ETFs and how foreign currencies affect ETF Returns.
Bond ETFs can help you earn smoother returns
How using Bond ETFs in a portfolio helps as a defensive cushion to smooth out returns.
Are ethical ETFs really that ethical?
Why ethical investing continues to grow and the motives behind it.
Can Smart Beta ETFs work? A look through factor investing
Showcasing that Smart Beta Factor Investing may work but has risks associated with timing.
ETF Performance Tables – Australian Share ETFs
Summary of all Australian Share ETFs by Performance and Returns.
ETF Performance Tables – Global Share ETFs
Summary of all Global Share ETFs by Performance and Returns.
ETF Performance Tables – Bonds, Fixed Income and Cash ETFs
Summary of all Bond, Fixed Income and Cash ETFs by Performance and Returns.