About the VCF ETF
Vanguard International Credit Securities Index (Hedged) Fund ETF VCF seeks to track the return of the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Corporate and Government-Related Scaled Index hedged into Australian dollars before taking into account fees, expenses and tax.
The ETF provides low-cost exposure to high-quality, income-generating securities issued by government-owned entities, government-guaranteed entities and investment-grade corporate issuers from around the world. The investments in the ETF are predominantly rated investment grade by Standard & Poor’s or equivalent ratings agency.
The ETF is hedged to Australian dollars so the value of the ETF is relatively unaffected by currency fluctuations.
VCF ETF Performance Review
Data Current To: 31/08/2021
Our review of VCF ETF
Diversified global portfolio with good mix of government and corporate bonds
Practically all investment grade with a weighted average credit quality of A and a 38% exposure to the BBB range as at 31 August 2021.
The ETF invests in fixed rate bonds and is exposed to interest rate risk
What we like about the VCF ETF
Hedged to AUD
Diversified portfolio with over 5,500 holdings as at 31 August 2021
Things to be aware of about the VCF ETF
Long weighted average maturity of 10 years
The fund does not show the split between fixed, floating and inflation linked bonds
VCF ETF Investment Strategy
Vanguard International Credit Securities Index (Hedged) ETF seeks to track the return of the Bloomberg Global Aggregate Corporate and Government-Related Scaled Index hedged into Australian dollars before taking into account fees, expenses and tax
VCF ETF Share Price
What does the VCF ETF Invest In?
VCF is a Multi Sector ETF.
VCF ETF has more than $200 million invested in the Vanguard International Credit Securities Index Fund (hedged). The underlying fund commenced in 2001 and holds more than 6,000 investments across more than 1,800 issuers.
The fund has most of its exposure to industrial and financial businesses and most investments are rated A or BBB.
VCF ETF Credit Quality
The average credit quality of the VCF ETF is A.
A detailed breakdown of the credit quality is expressed below.
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About The Issuer Of The VCF ETF: Vanguard
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