About the VEFI ETF
Vanguard Ethically Conscious Global Aggregate Bond Index Fund (AUD Hedged) VEFI gives exposure to Vanguard Ethically Conscious Global Aggregate Bond Index (Hedged). The Fund invests in a range of 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 VEFI ETF pays quarterly distributions.
The Fund does not invest in securities of issuers that engage in activities in, and/or derive revenue from, fossil fuels, nuclear power, alcohol, tobacco, gambling, weapons and adult entertainment.
The ETF seeks to track the return of the Bloomberg MSCI Global Aggregate SRI Exclusions Float Adjusted Index Hedged into Australian dollars before taking into account fees, expenses and tax.
VEFI ETF Performance Review
Data Current To: 31/12/2023
Our review of VEFI ETF
Global, ethical portfolio with good mix of government and corporate bonds
The fund takes interest rate risk
Investment grade fund with a weighted average credit quality of AA- as at 31 December 2023
What we like about the VEFI ETF
Hedged to AUD
High quality, diverse global portfolio
Things to be aware of about the VEFI ETF
Significant loss in 2022 but now shows much improved yield to maturity
VEFI ETF Investment 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.
VEFI ETF Share Price
What does the VEFI ETF Invest In?
VEFI is a Multi Sector ETF.
In constructing the Index, using MSCI research, Bloomberg (the Index provider) excludes the securities of issuers that engage in activities in, and/or derive revenue (above a threshold specified by the Index provider) from, fossil fuels, nuclear power, alcohol, tobacco, gambling, weapons and adult entertainment.
This index methodology also excludes the securities that have a controversy score above a threshold specified by MSCI. Where MSCI has insufficient or no data available to adequately assess a particular security relative to the ethically conscious criteria of the Index, these securities may not be excluded.
VEFI ETF Credit Quality
The average credit quality of the VEFI ETF is AA-.
A detailed breakdown of the credit quality is expressed below.
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VEFI ETF News
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About The Issuer Of The VEFI ETF: Vanguard
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