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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