Introducing 9 New ETFs with our Flexible Portfolios!

16 November 2023

By popular demand we’ve added 9 new ETFs to Flexible Portfolios, bringing our world of ETFs to over 60. Our newest ETFs span across a diverse range of regions and industries.  

As always, there are no minimums or maximums and you can adjust your allocations at any time. To kick off your journey, here’s a peek at our latest additions. 

🌏 Single country exposure 

India

(Represented by iShares MSCI India ETF)

Get targeted exposure to one of the world's fastest-growing economies, and take advantage of its long-term growth potential. A large and youthful working population is set to power this nation’s burgeoning manufacturing and services industries in the long term. We go into further detail about India’s growth story as an emerging market gem in our CIO Insights.

💡 This might suit you if you:

  • Are looking to invest directly in a rapidly growing emerging market.
  • Want to diversify your investment portfolio with exposure to the Asian region.
  • Want to increase returns potential for your portfolio and understand the increased risk.

South Korea

(Represented by iShares MSCI South Korea ETF)

There’s more to South Korea’s economy than just Samsung and K-pop. Gain broad exposure to this country with its technological edge and advanced infrastructure. Alongside its status as the 6th leading export country globally in 2022, you’ll also benefit from the growth of overall global trade when you include this ETF in your portfolio.

💡 This might suit you if you:

  • Are looking to invest broadly in the advanced technology sector.
  • Want to diversify your investment portfolio with exposure to the Asian region.
  • Want to invest in an economy that has growth potential but is still relatively mature.

Vietnam

(Represented by VanEck Vietnam ETF)

Gain exposure to this thriving Southeast Asian manufacturing and exports hub. Vietnam is a rapidly growing emerging market, with GDP growth of more than 5% on average in the last 20 years. And this nation is well-positioned to be a significant driver in Asia’s growth story – over the next decade, it’s estimated that there’ll be 36 million more Vietnamese consumers.

💡 This might suit you if you:

  • Are looking to invest directly in a rapidly growing emerging market.
  • Want to diversify your investment portfolio with exposure to the Asian region.
  • Want to increase returns potential for your portfolio and understand the increased risk.

🇺🇲 Select S&P 500 sectors 

If you’re looking for more targeted exposure to sectors within the S&P 500, these ETFs help you invest in select groups within the index.

Industrial

(Represented by The Industrial Select Sector SPDR® Fund)

Gain exposure to large-cap US companies in the industrials sector with this ETF – think planes, machinery, and construction. This fund comprises blue-chip companies with established track records. From Caterpillar Inc. to the General Electric Company, you’ll be investing in big name reliability for your portfolio.

💡 This might suit you if you:

  • Are looking to add blue-chip companies to your investment portfolio.
  • Want to invest in economic growth across a variety of industries.

Materials

(Represented by The Materials Select Sector SPDR® Fund)

Invest in large-cap US companies that produce and mine basic materials like chemicals, concrete, and copper – the building blocks of the global economy. Use this ETF to tactically position yourself with companies from a variety of essential industries, like mining, packaging, and construction.

💡 This might suit you if you:

  • Are looking to add blue-chip companies to your investment portfolio.
  • Want to invest in sectors which can perform well during economic expansion.

Utilities

(Represented by The Utilities Select Sector SPDR® Fund)

When it comes to the utilities sector, two characteristics come to mind: defence and dividends. Add stability to your portfolio with this US utilities large-cap-focused fund, ideal for strengthening your portfolio against downturns. Utilities companies usually exhibit lower price volatility – after all, power, water, and gas are essential to living, regardless of market conditions.

💡 This might suit you if you:

  • Are looking for an asset that can provide a steady stream of dividends.
  • Want to gain exposure to a sector that can do well even during economic downturns.

✨ Precious metals 

Silver

(Represented by abrdn Physical Silver Shares ETF)

Considered a safe-haven asset, silver has historically served as a store of value and a hedge against inflation, similar to its other precious metal cousin, gold. And there’s more, this precious metal also has many industrial applications, solar panels for one.

💡 This might suit you if you:

  • Are looking to diversify and reduce your portfolio’s correlation to stocks and bonds.
  • Want a defensive asset for your portfolio that can preserve your wealth.

Uranium

(Represented by Global X Uranium ETF)

Harness the power of uranium for your own investment portfolio, an essential resource for a sustainable future. By investing in this ETF, you’ll be gaining exposure to both uranium mining and the production of nuclear components. Nuclear power, which emits zero direct emissions, could be hugely important to a world that’s increasingly shifting towards clean energy.

💡 This might suit you if you:

  • Gain targeted exposure to the global shift towards renewable energy.
  • Want to hedge against traditional energy sectors which may be more volatile, like oil.

🚀 Space 

(Represented by ARK Space Exploration & Innovation ETF)

If you believe in the potential of space exploration and all the innovations that come with it, this pioneering asset class offers a method to capitalise on those long-term opportunities. Space is perhaps the next frontier for humanity, and there’s a variety of companies which operate here. With this stellar fund, you’ll be investing in businesses that manufacture, launch, and service orbital and suborbital satellites, providing services like GPS and imaging.

💡 This might suit you if you:

  • Are looking to invest in an emerging industry with long-term potential.
  • Want to diversify your portfolio with an asset class that’s less tied to traditional sectors.

Now with over 70 ETFs to choose from, you can tap into the growth of even more regions and industries. And the best part: fees for a single-ETF portfolio are as low as just 0.3% p.a. Our Flexible Portfolios let you pick any number of ETFs, in any number of portfolios – they’re just that flexible.


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