About the VBND ETF
Vanguard Global Aggregate Bond Index (Hedged) Fund ETF VBND provides low cost exposure to 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 is hedged to Australian dollars so the value of the Fund is relatively unaffected by currency fluctuations.
VBND ETF is designed for investors seeking exposure to a diversified portfolio of international fixed interest securities that is relatively unaffected by currency fluctuations. It is benchmarked to the Bloomberg Global Aggregate Float-Adjusted and Scaled Index hedged into Australian dollars and pays distributions quarterly.
VBND ETF Performance Review
Data Current To: 31/08/2021
Our review of VBND ETF
Diversified global portfolio with a mix of government and corporate bonds
Low risk portfolio with a high weighted average credit rating of AA-
The ETF invests in a high percentage of fixed rate bonds and is exposed to interest rate risk
What we like about the VBND ETF
Hedged to AUD
Relatively low management fee of 0.20%
Things to be aware of about the VBND ETF
Yield to maturity is less than 1% as at 31 August 2021
VBND ETF Investment Strategy
Vanguard Global Aggregate Bond Index (Hedged) ETF seeks to track the return of the Bloomberg Global Aggregate Float-Adjusted and Scaled Index hedged into Australian dollars before taking into account fees, expenses and tax.
VBND ETF Share Price
What does the VBND ETF Invest In?
VBND is a Multi Sector ETF.
VBND ETF has more than $425 million of assets invested in the underlying Vanguard Global Aggregate Bond Index Fund (Hedged). The underlying fund has assets of more than $7 billion.
Investments in the underlying Fund are predominantly rated BBB- or higher by Standard & Poor’s or equivalent ratings agency.
VBND ETF Credit Quality
The average credit quality of the VBND ETF is AA-.
A detailed breakdown of the credit quality is expressed below.
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About The Issuer Of The VBND ETF: Vanguard
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