Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Australian Market Tools

Here are some publicly available tools, useful for analyzing ETFs and mutual funds available in Australia.

Current prices

IG Markets

Detailed analysis, income

Bloomberg Market Data
Reuters market data


ASX Market Update
ETF Performance Table, Morningstar

Managed Funds

Invest Smart mutual funds
Compare Funds
Morningstar Adviser


Saturday, 23 February 2013

International Money Transfer

XE Trade
Best rates, including international transfer fees. ACH/EFT transfer is free.

Tranzfers (link) - OzForex, UKForex
Decent rates. Fees are listed here.

Compare other services.

Related to Online Payments and Transfers.

Australian Superannuation Funds

Some of the lowest fees (as per 2012 article)
Good source of information is Selecting Super (link).

Friday, 22 February 2013

Market Update - Australian Securities Exchange - ASX

On this page, ASX publishes monthly update on ETFs. This provides details on the range of ETFs available in Australia, and additional data like their management fees and spreads.

Market Update - Australian Securities Exchange - ASX

Sunday, 17 February 2013


BitCoin is a virtual currency.
Here are some links to related concepts.

Good introduction
GuiMiner (link)

Mining Software
Phoenix (link)

Mt.Gox (link)

Exchange Rate
BitCoin Charts (link)

phoenix2/phoenix - BitCoin mining software

Repository for Phoenix, BitCoin mining software is below:
phoenix2/phoenix · GitHub

iShares Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

iShares is one of the Australian ETF providers.

iShares Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

Funds offered:

  • International, developed
    • EAFE (developed) - IVE
    • Singapore - ISG
  • International, emerging markets:
    • Emerging markets - IEM
    • Korea - IKO
    • BRIC - IBK

BlackRock managed funds

BlackRock managed funds. Many of these are index funds with low annual management fee.

BlackRock - Overview

List of ETFs available in Australia

ASX has a list of all ETPs (Exchange-Traded Products) - here.
This list contains Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) and similar products.

Monday, 4 February 2013

Rent vs Buy

Below are some calculators for 'rent vs buy' consideration: