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BetaShares Australia 200 ETF (ASX: A200) is an exchange traded fund that aims to track the performance of the ASX’s top 200 companies by market capitalisation via the Solactive Australia 200 Index. As such, this ETF’s top holdings include Australia’s biggest companies such as CSL Limited (ASX: CSL), the big four banks, BHP Group Ltd (ASX: BHP), Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX: WES) and Woolworths Group Ltd (ASX: WOW). More than 60% of the ETF’s holdings come from the financials, materials, healthcare and industrials sectors.

This ETF is favoured by investors looking to add diversification to their portfolios by gaining exposure to 200 Australian companies through a single holding. It pays quarterly distributions which are partially franked and, as at September 2020, offers a distribution reinvestment plan.

According to BetaShares, its Australia 200 ETF attracts management fees which are among the lowest of any Australian shares ETFs. As at September 2020, the ETF had returned an average of 3.76% per annum after fees to shareholders since its inception in May 2018.

During the February/March 2020 bear market, the BetaShares Australia 200 ETF share price fell more than 30% in the space of one month.

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