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    Australian Small and Mid Caps

    Last year the S&P and the ASX celebrated 20 years of its S&P/ASX index series. This year they celebrated 20 years since an ETF tracked one of these indices. Since then ETFs on ASX have proliferated. Here we provide some insight, comparing the market capitalisation indices that make up the S&P/ASX series: S&P/ASX 200, S&P/ASX 50, S&P/ASX MidCap 50 and the S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Index. The results may surprise you.

    Australian Small and Mid Caps

    19 October 2021

    Dividend stocks beyond Australian blue chips

    by Cameron McCormack, Manager - Investments

    2020 was a difficult year for yield chasing investors as companies cancelled/reduced dividend payments to shore up cash flows in light of uncertainties navigating COVID-19. Large cap stocks, notably big four bank dividends for 2020 were on average 60% lower than 2019.

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    Australian Small and Mid Caps

    09 February 2018

    In 2017, the S&P/ASX MidCap 50 Index returned 22.06% almost double the returns of the S&P/ASX 200 Accumulation Index. Last year was not an aberration, over one, three, five and fifteen years the S&P/ASX MidCap 50 Index has the highest returns compared to the broad, large and small-cap S&P/ASX indices

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    Australian Small and Mid Caps

    20 June 2017

    Don’t forget mid-caps

    by Brett Liddell, CFA

    It’s no secret that most Australian investors are concentrated in blue-chip shares. By holding too many large eggs in too few baskets investors maybe missing out on the growth opportunities offered by Australian mid-caps.

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    Australian Small and Mid Caps

    26 May 2017

    Mastering Small Companies with Smart Beta

    by Michael Brown, Finance Director

    It has been difficult to take a passive approach to invest in Australian small companies - enter smart beta. 

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