Vanguard Australian Government Bond Index Fund

    ASX: VGB

    Performance

    1
    Year

    4.39

    3
    Year

    5.45

    5
    Year

    4.44

    Since Inception

    4.64

    Running Yield

    2.72

    Yield To Maturity

    0.68

    Data Current To: 31/12/2020

    Information

    Issuer:
    Sector:
    Index:
    Bloomberg AusBond Govt 0+ Yr Index
    Inception Date: 22/12/2008
    Strategy: Vanguard Australian Government Bond Index Fund seeks to track the return of the Bloomberg AusBond Govt 0+ Yr Index before taking into account fees, expenses and tax.

    Details

    Management Costs: 0.20% p.a.
    Income Distribution: Quarterly
    Net Assets: $581.4m (AUD)
    Number of Holdings: 142

    Sector Distribution

    Credit Quality

    FINA Comments

    Key Features

    Fund invests in Australian Commonwealth Government bonds and Australian state and territory bonds

    The ETF invests in a high percentage of fixed rate bonds and is exposed to interest rate risk

    Positives Negatives

    Very low risk portfolio with a high weighted average credit rating of AAA

    Low yield to maturity of less than 1% as at 31 December 2020

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