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The BetaShares U-SDollar ETF is an exchange traded fund listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Its last market close was $12.4 – a decrease of 3.58% over the previous week. All prices are listed in Australian Dollars.
How to buy BetaShares U-SDollar ETF units
- Compare online brokers. To invest in exchange traded funds (ETFs) listed in Australia, you'll need to sign up to an ETF broker platform with access to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Our table below can help you choose.
- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, PayPal or debit card.
- Search for the BetaShares U-SDollar ETF. Find the ETF by name or ticker symbol: USD. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the BetaShares U-SDollar ETF reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At today's price of $12.4, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you've invested in the BetaShares U-SDollar ETF. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.
BetaShares U-SDollar ETF price performance over time
|1 week (2021-01-15)||0.08%|
|1 month (2020-12-23)||-2.59%|
|3 months (2020-10-23)||-8.28%|
|6 months (2020-07-23)||-7.88%|
|1 year (2020-01-23)||-12.37%|
|2 years (2019-01-23)||-9.49%|
|3 years (2018-01-23)||1.64%|
|5 years (2016-01-22)||-11.11%|
How has coronavirus impacted the BetaShares U-SDollar ETF unit price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, the BetaShares U-SDollar ETF unit price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was $12.4, which is 15.82% down on its pre-crash value of $14.73 and 15.89% down on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the unit price fell as low as $14.37.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of BetaShares U-SDollar ETF units at the start of February 2020, those units would have been worth $1,163.21 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $853.99.
BetaShares U-SDollar ETF unit priceUse our graph to track the performance of USD stocks over time.
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BetaShares U-SDollar ETF unit price volatility
Over the last 12 months, the BetaShares U-SDollar ETF's units have ranged in value from as little as $12.3 up to $17.76. A popular way to gauge an ETF's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while BetaShares U-SDollar ETF's is 0. This would suggest that the BetaShares U-SDollar ETF is less volatile than average (for this exchange).
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