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Plenty still want in on ETPs: Research

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
... unhedged products towards currency hedged products," Dyall said. "Over March the Australian dollar fell 5% against the US dollar over the month and has fallen 13% since the start of the year." The iShares Core S&P 500 ETF had the largest net outflows ...

Business unusual: COVID-19 threats facing real estate

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
... said. "This selling-off had a material impact on REITs. Australia was impacted hardest in the region, down almost 50% in US dollar terms year to date, while Hong Kong has held up the best down 23%." The significant downturn in Australia was owed to the ...

No time to look back

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAR 2020
... firefighting efforts." Spivak said looking to the past can be helpful, particularly if you focus on the direction of the US dollar through previous crisis. "In 1987, rates were going up and so it made sense that USD was rallying on fairly conventional ...

Dow skyrockets in two-day winning streak

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAR 2020
... survive the intervening period," he said. "Credit markets also moved higher yesterday, although it was noticeable that US dollar high yield debt is still close to its lows given that these companies are more likely to fall through the cracks in both ...

Hamish Douglass remains confident amid COVID-19 crisis

ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAR 2020
Magellan chair and chief investment officer Hamish Douglass believes COVID-19 could lead to near total economic shutdown, but says his global equities portfolio is well positioned to withstand the current volatile environment. To reduce risk, Douglass ...

Chief economist update: Coronavirus cures climate change

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 16 MAR 2020
... billion quantitative easing program and asserting coordinated action with BOE, BOJ, ECB and SNB to boost liquidity via US dollar liquidity swap lines. Opening trade on March 16 saw the Reserve Bank of New Zealand deliver its own "emergency" rate cut ...

Active managers: Opportunities abound

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 MAR 2020
... are also likely to see a lot more investment in China and emerging markets in the fallout from the virus because the US dollar is currently over-valued. "During the GFC the USD was undervalued, but in these current circumstances that it not the case ...

Chief economist update: Steady as it was, steady it will be

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JAN 2020
... ammunition on renewed trade war offensive toward the Eurozone. The fact remains that the euro's depreciation versus the US dollar is giving the single currency region a leg up. The euro has weakened by 0.5% this year to date and by 4.7% from a year ...

VanEck launches first active ETF

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 28 JAN 2020
VanEck is set to list an active ETF that will invest in emerging markets bonds, with a target of 5% annual yield after fees. The VanEck Emerging Income Opportunities Active ETF (Managed Fund) (ASX: EBND) is expected to list on the ASX in February. The ...

Dixon cuts US property fund value

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 JAN 2020
... are consistent with results being reporting in similar markets," the market update report said. Recent falls in the US dollar against the Australian dollar was also blamed for the devaluation to the portfolio, while higher end properties were hit with ...