News & press

Improving ETF selection based on principles and data

20th October 2014, Cuffelinks – Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) increasingly come in different shapes and sizes and offer efficient access to more asset classes and sectors than ever before.

The Big Dividend Haul

23rd April 2014, Sydney Morning Herald – Investors are going for yield, but there's a catch.

Weekly Wrap

10th March 2014, Wealth Professional – Independent ETF research house and Model Portfolio manager AltaVista Research has announced a comprehensive menu-like upgrade to its suite of ETF-only Strategic asset allocation model portfolios.

AltaVista Research Upgrades ETF Offering

5th March 2014, ifa – Exchange-traded fund specialist research house AltaVista has upgraded its suite of ETF-only strategic asset allocation model portfolios.

Narrow advice APLs restraining ETF take-up

5th March 2014, Investor Daily – Reluctance by dealer groups to widen their approved product lists is limiting the take-up of ETF model portfolios, according to AltaVista.

Tracking error a 'waste of time': AltaVista

24th December 2013, Investor Daily – Qualitative ETF research houses that focus on tracking error are ‘missing the wood for the trees’, according to AltaVista Research head of sales and corporate development Michael Turner.

Large licensees falling behind: AltaVista

22nd November 2013, Professional Planner – Institutionally-aligned dealer groups are miles behind independently-owned groups when it comes to the adoption of exchange traded funds, despite growing investor and adviser demand for ETFs, according to boutique ratings house, AltaVista Research.

ETF research coverage expands

25th November 2013, Financial Observer – The latest eight exchange-traded funds (ETF) listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) will be given research coverage by specialist research house Alta Vista.

Australian Property ETFs forecast to deliver highest yields in 2014: AltaVista

21st November 2013, Advisor Voice – Australian property exchange traded funds (ETFs) are expected to deliver the highest yields in 2014, with income returns approaching 6 per cent, according to independent ETF research house AltaVista, which has welcomed four newly listed ETFs from Market Vectors Australia.

AltaVista upgrades Portfolio Builder tech tool

SYDNEY, 24th October 2013, Financial Standard – Exchange Traded Fund research group AltaVista Research has upgraded its Portfolio Builder that enables advisors to blend their own ETF Model Portfolios.

AltaVista launches DIY ETF model portfolio service

SYDNEY, 23rd October 2013, ifa – Exchange traded fund (ETF) specialist AltaVista Research has released an enhanced version of its portfolio building service, allowing financial advisers to build their own ETF model portfolios.

Research launches FOFA-ready portfolios

SYDNEY, 31st July 2013, ifa – Independent research house AltaVista Research has launched a series of strategic asset allocation (SAA) model portfolios that it says will help advisers add value to clients in a post-FOFA environment.

OmniWealth signs up for AltaVista ETF research

SYDNEY, 25th June 2013, ifa – Boutique dealer group Omniwealth has signed up independent research house AltaVista to provide exchange traded fund (ETF) help with its model portfolios.

AltaVista launches ETF model portfolio

SYDNEY, 26th April 2013, Money Management – Independent research house Alta Vista Research has launched an Australian Tactical Allocation Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF)-only model portfolio.

Launch of Australian Tactical Allocation ETF model portfolio

SYDNEY, 26th April 2013, Wealth Professional – AltaVista Research announced the launch of its Australian Tactical Allocation ETF only model portfolio. This now adds to the pre-existing Global Tactical Allocation model already offered and made available through alternate customised solutions.

Management debate holding back ETFs

SYDNEY, 24th April 2013, InvestorDaily – Advisers need to look beyond the "passive versus active" management debate surrounding exchange traded funds (ETFs) and look at their benefits in portfolio allocation, according to AltaVista Research.

Advisers seek relevant ETF Model Portfolios

SYDNEY, 5th December 2012, InvestorDaily – Advisers are looking for exchange-traded fund (ETF) model portfolios that are more relevant to their clients in terms of being customisable, rules-based and research-driven, according to one research provider.