The Rocky Balboa of the ETF industry

Everyone has seen the Rocky movie, we assume, right? Rocky, the underdog fighting the incumbent and winning in the end. It’s a great story. Well, looks like we have a Rocky story in ETFs and it’s called Betashares. Set up in 2099 by Alex Vynokur, an Ukrainian national who emigrated to Australia.

Australia: the forgotten ETF market

The Australian ETF industry is often overlooked, at least compared to the coverage in the US or Europe.
However, January started with a bang bringing the Australia ETF industry to a record $138.5 billion in AUM across approximately 240 ASX-listed ETFs.