indexes

Investment Strategy

A century of ASX ETFs

ASX, the owner and operator of the Australian stock market, expects 100 exchange traded funds (ETFs) by June 2013. “I’d be surprised if we weren’t at 100 by this time next year,” says Richard Murphy, general manager of capital markets at ASX. “There is not one big Australian fund manager not looking at ETFs.” Still, […]
Investment Strategy

After-tax benchmarks to hit Aussie shores

Australian equities benchmarks showing the tax impacts of franking credits and off-market share buy-backs are expected to be the first in a series of tax-aware indexes developed by FTSE and the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA), with input from an industry committee focused on mitigating tax on investments. Paul Hoff, managing director – […]
Investment Strategy

After-tax benchmarks to hit Aussie shores

Australian equities benchmarks showing the tax impacts of franking credits and off-market share buy-backs are expected to be the first in a series of tax-aware indexes developed by FTSE and the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA), with input from an industry committee focused on mitigating tax on investments. Paul Hoff, managing director – […]