Vanguard Ethically Conscious Global Aggregate Bond Index Fund (AUD Hedged)

    ASX: VEFI

    Performance

    1
    Year

    5.42

    3
    Year

    5
    Year

    Since Inception

    6.02

    Running Yield

    1.67

    Yield To Maturity

    0.60

    Data Current To: 31/12/2020

    Information

    Issuer:
    Sector:
    Index:
    Bloomberg Barclays MSCI Global Aggregate SRI Exclusion Float Adjusted Hedged into AUD Index
    Inception Date: 01/11/2018
    Strategy: The fund invests in high-quality, income-generating securities issued by governments, government-owned entities, government-guaranteed entities, investment-grade corporate issues and securitised assets from around the world. The fund excludes securities associated with fossil fuels, alcohol, tobacco, gambling, military weapons and civilian firearms, nuclear power and adult entertainment.

    Details

    Management Costs: 0.26% p.a.
    Income Distribution: Quarterly
    Net Assets: $36.9m (AUD)
    Number of Holdings: 4621

    Sector Distribution

    Credit Quality

    FINA Comments

    Key Features

    Global, ethical portfolio with good mix of government and corporate bonds

    Investment grade with a weighted average credit quality of AA- as at 31 December 2020

    Positives Negatives

    Hedged to AUD

    Yield to maturity less than 1%

    Minimum initial investment $500,000 (although no minimum on platforms)

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