David Bassanese is one of Australia’s leading economic and financial market analysts, who has authored several investment books and works in a number of advisory roles.

David is Chief Economist with BetaShares, an independent Australian manager of exchange traded products (ETPs), with over $A1 billion in funds under management. He is also an economic adviser to the National Institute of Economics and Industry Research (NIEIR). He also writes a weekly comment on economic and financial issues at The Switzer Daily.

David is a former senior financial columnist for The Australia Financial Review newspaper, and interest rate strategist with Macquarie Bank. His is also a former Federal Treasury and OECD economist.

David is the author of Australia’s most comprehensive book on exchange traded funds The Australian ETF Guide: cheap and easy investment strategies using exchange traded funds.(ETFs).