iShares Core Composite Bond ETF

    ASX: IAF

    Performance

    1
    Year

    4.33

    3
    Year

    5.25

    5
    Year

    4.39

    Since Inception

    4.85

    Running Yield

    2.76

    Yield To Maturity

    0.74

    Data Current To: 31/12/2020

    Information

    Issuer:
    Sector:
    Index:
    Bloomberg AusBond Composite 0+ Yr Index
    Inception Date: 12/03/2012
    Strategy: The fund aims to provide investors with the performance of the Bloomberg AusBond Composite 0+ Yr IndexSM, before fees and expenses. The index is designed to measure the performance of the Australian bond market and includes investment grade fixed income securities issued by the Australian Treasury, Australian semi-government entities, supranational and sovereign entities and corporate entities

    Details

    Management Costs: 0.15% p.a.
    Income Distribution: Quarterly
    Net Assets: $1633.7m (AUD)
    Number of Holdings: 518

    Sector Distribution

    Credit Quality

    FINA Comments

    Key Features

    Established fund predominantly investing in government bonds with some corporate exposure

    The ETF is exposed to interest rate risk with circa 90% of the portfolio allocated to fixed rate bonds

    Positives Negatives

    Running yield benefits from purchasing government bonds when interest rates were higher

    More than $1.6 trillion held in the fund as at 20 January 2021

    Average yield to maturity is less than 0.8% as at 19 January 2021

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