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16.02.21 | Asset allocation

Asset Allocation: choosing the right asset mix for your ETF portfolio

How to choose the right asset allocation for you so that you achieve your goals and minimise the risk you take.
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12.10.21 | Asset allocation

An introduction to the main asset classes for ETF investors

Equities are not the only asset class for ETF investors. ETFs in particular enable you to construct a diversified portfolio of different kinds of assets more cheaply and easily than ever.
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18.10.18 | ETF news

justETF Market Watch – Review 3rd quarter of 2018

2018 has so far been a mediocre year for investors. While developed market equities returned good profits, emerging market equities and gold disappointed.
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05.08.21 | Asset allocation

Diversification protects your portfolio

Diversification can reduce risk across your portfolio by spreading your investments across asset classes, regions, sectors and securities.
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16.04.18 | Investment themes

What sort of sector ETFs are available?

As always with ETFs it's important to know about the indices being tracked by sector ETFs in order to understand what you're buying into.
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25.08.21 | Asset allocation

How Buy and Hold works with ETFs

The basic principle for the Buy and Hold investment strategy is simple: buy ETF and hold. Why buy and hold is suitable for you if you want to invest money for a long time.
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02.04.21 | Equity indices

MSCI index classification and how they divide up the world

Many ETFs track MSCI indices. But who is MSCI and how does its view of the world impact your portfolio?
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21.06.18 | Asset allocation

How to implement the Core-Satellite strategy with ETFs

The Core-Satellite strategy boosts a Buy and Hold portfolio with exotic ‘satellite’ asset classes that have the potential to enhance risk-adjusted returns. The strategy enables savvy investors to exploit the insight that markets are not always efficient by harnessing opportunities in niche markets.
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24.03.21 | Investing

Portfolio rebalancing: why it makes sense

To be a successful investor you should buy low and sell high, and rebalancing enables you to do exactly that.
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25.03.20 | Investment themes

How to invest in gold with ETCs

Gold has been considered a valuable asset for thousands of years. Modern-day investors only have to invest in ETCs (Exchange Traded Commodities) to get their hands on the precious yellow metal.
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20.12.18 | Investing

ETF portfolios versus active fund portfolios - who wins?

Less than 20% of active fund managers beat their benchmark index according to the persistent findings of the SPIVA report. But the reality is that most portfolios are exposed to multiple benchmarks because they contain multiple funds. So how does the active vs passive debate stack up when you take it to the portfolio level?
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31.01.21 | Asset allocation

How much risk should you take?

"How much risk do I want to take in investing my money?" Many investors ask themselves this question. We show you how to determine your personal risk tolerance and put together the portfolio that suits you best.
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10.08.21 | ETF basics

Make the right ETF selection: tips and tricks

Which ETF is the right one for me? What criteria should be considered when choosing an ETF? Tips and tricks for ETF selection.
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16.02.21 | ETF portfolio strategies

Can your ETF portfolio withstand a crisis? Follow these six steps to build in resilience

Markets can crash 60% in extreme conditions. But you don’t have to endure losses this high if you build resilience into your ETF portfolio. Our six-step process shows you how.
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26.08.16 | Investing

20 years in retrospect: What would be the value of my portfolio today?

How did a simple stock-bond portfolio develop in the past 20 years? Let’s just imagine that you already had access to cost-effective ETFs and you had invested in a long-term Buy & Hold Portfolio 20 years back.
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19.04.21 | Investing

What is portfolio rebalancing?

With portfolio rebalancing, you keep your portfolio on track. It helps you to control the risks in your portfolio in the long term and offers the chance of an additional return through countercyclical trading.
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17.10.18 | Investing

Designing an ETF portfolio withdrawal strategy

Taking a sustainable income from your portfolio is more complicated than accumulating it in the first place. What are your options?
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05.11.20 | Investment themes

How to invest in real estate with ETFs

If you’d like to invest in property or want to diversify your portfolio then REIT ETFs are a great way to gain exposure to the global and UK real estate markets.
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17.06.21 | How ETFs work

ETF currency risk: How to handle it

ETFs invested in overseas securities expose you to currency risk. We explain this risk and how you can protect yourself.
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25.10.18 | Equity indices

A new industry sector is born

MSCI and S&P are changing their stock market sector classifications. We explain what this shake-up means for ETF investors as it’s all-change for the Technology, Telecommunication and Consumer Discretionary sectors.
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02.08.21 | How ETFs work

Return calculation in the spotlight: Only the time-weighted return ensures comparability

The comparability of returns is the basis for any investment decision. Only if the returns of various investments and portfolios are objectively comparable, you can make the right decision. We explain the differences between the various calculation methods and why the time-weighted return is the best choice.
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08.05.15 | Investing

ETF Portfolio Investing Made Simple

Ever more people are taking charge of their financial futures – to invest for their later years, exploit the new pension freedoms, or simply to grow their wealth to keep up with rising house prices, school fees, and the like. With cash interest barely beating inflation that means investing in shares and bonds.
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03.02.21 | Investment themes

Emerging Markets ETFs: Investing in Emerging Markets with ETFs

Emerging Markets are a must for globally diversified investors. We explain how you can use ETFs to easily invest in fast-growing Emerging Markets economies.
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30.11.20 | Expert knowledge on ETFs

ETF voting rights: how do they influence companies?

Company share ownership usually confers voting rights because shareholders are part owners of the business. But how do those rights work when you invest through an ETF?
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19.09.18 | How ETFs work

The decline of synthetic ETFs

Synthetic ETFs suffered reputational damage in the wake of the Global Financial Crisis. Investors have favoured physical ETFs ever since, so why do you still need them and who offers them?
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