Exchange traded funds (ETFs) can be a highly effective way to access the diversification benefits of international equities, without the complexities of a direct investment.
With a number of international equity ETFs currently available to Australian investors, understanding what's under the hood is an important step in selecting the right option for optimal diversification.
|SPDR® S&P® World ex Australia Fund||WXOZ||0.30%||Fact SheetPDF|
|SPDR® S&P® World ex Australia (Hedged) Fund||WXHG||0.35%||Fact SheetPDF|
|SPDR® S&P® Global Dividend Fund||WDIV||0.50%||Fact SheetPDF|
|SPDR® Dow Jones® Global Real Estate Fund||DJRE||0.50%||Fact SheetPDF|
|SPDR® S&P® Emerging Markets Fund||WEMG||0.65%||Fact SheetPDF|
|13-Mar-2017||Time to Get Real: Why Your Portfolio Should Have a Global Property Exposure PDF 4-Aug-2016Australia property values are through the roof, but it may be time to seek attractive opportunities offshore. In this paper we explore the key investment considerations for global REITs.|
|4-Aug-2016||Broaden your horizons PDF 4-Aug-2016Why go global? In this paper we look at why investors should consider broadening their portfolios to include an allocation to international stocks.|
|1-Jul-2016||Why diversify your portfolio with global REIT ETFs? 1-Jul-2016Shaun Parkin, Head of SPDR ETFs, Australia explains how you can access a diversified range of property investment opportunities through global REIT ETFs.|