iShares Government Inflation ETF

About the ILB ETF

The iShares ILB ETF provides exposure to Australian inflation-linked fixed income securities. The ILB ETF fund aims to provide investors with the performance of the Bloomberg AusBond Inflation Government 0+ Yr Index, before fees and expenses. ILB ETF was created in 2012 and has $1.79 billion in net assets at the end of September 2021.

ILB ETF Performance Review











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Data Current To: 31/08/2021

Our review of ILB ETF

Exposure to Australian inflation linked fixed income securities

Very high quality portfolio with almost 87% invested in AAA rated government securities

The ETF is exposed to interest rate risk

What we like about the ILB ETF

Diversified by maturity date

Things to be aware of about the ILB ETF

Low number of holdings mitigated by very high quality portfolio

Negative weighted average yield to maturity

ILB ETF Investment Strategy

The fund aims to provide investors with the performance of the Bloomberg AusBond Inflation Government 0+ Yr Index, before fees and expenses. The index is designed to keep pace with inflation.

ILB ETF Share Price

What does the ILB ETF Invest In?

ILB is a Government Bond ETF.

The ILB ETF has a high quality portfolio. Around 87% of the ILB ETF is invested in AAA-rated government securities. ILB ETF's low number of holdings (14) is mitigated by very high quality portfolio.

ILB ETF Credit Quality

A detailed breakdown of the credit quality is expressed below.

ILB Frequently Asked Questions

What index does the ILB ETF aim to replicate?

The ILB ETF aims to replicate the Bloomberg AusBond Inflation Government 0+ Yr Index.

How often does ILB ETF pay distributions?

The distribution frequency of ILB is Quarterly.

When did the ILB ETF start?

The inception date of the ILB ETF was 12/03/2012.

What are the net assets of the ILB ETF?

ILB has net assets of $293.3m (AUD) as of 31/08/2021.

What are the number of holdings in the ILB ETF?

Total number of holdings in ILB is 14 as of 31/08/2021.

What are the management fees for the ILB ETF?

The annual management fees for the ILB ETF are 0.18% p.a. Learn more about ETF fees in this article.

How can I invest in the ILB ETF?

ILB is an Exchange Traded Fund, and units may be bought or sold on the ASX like shares. Learn how to buy and sell ETFs in this article.

Does the ILB ETF have a minimum investment amount?

No, there is no minimum to invest in the BlackRock ILB ETF. Exchange Traded Funds in general do not have a minimum investment amount required by the issuer. However, if you choose to invest through a broker, they may choose to set their own minimum investment amount.

Are there any performance fees associated with the ILB ETF?

No, ILB has no performance fee. This is one of the advantages of Exchange Traded Funds, as they are traded like shares, you’ll generally only pay a commission to buy or sell units and an ongoing management fee.

About The Issuer Of The ILB ETF: BlackRock

For more than 30 years, BlackRock has offered a range of solutions for institutions, financial professionals and individuals, to help them take control of their financial security.

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