Vanguard Australian Fixed Interest Index

ASX: VAF

Performance

1
Year

4.32

3
Year

5.24

5
Year

4.39

Since Inception

4.41

Running Yield

2.85

Yield To Maturity

0.71

Data Current To: 31/12/2020

Information

Issuer:
Sector:
Index:
Bloomberg AusBond Composite 0+ Yr Index
Inception Date: 29/10/2012
Strategy: Vanguard Australian Fixed Interest Index Fund seeks to track the return of the Bloomberg AusBond Composite 0+ Yr Index before taking into account fees, expenses and tax.

Details

Management Costs: 0.20% p.a.
Income Distribution: Quarterly
Net Assets: $1560m (AUD)
Number of Holdings: 605

Sector Distribution

Credit Quality

FINA Comments

Key Features

A multi sector fund with approximately 90% invested in government and related bonds and a small exposure to corporate bonds

Positives Negatives

Diverse exposure to more than 600 bonds

Low risk portfolio with a high weighted average credit rating of AA+

Top ten issuers account for more than 80% of investments in the fund, but this is mitigated by the very high quality portfolio

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