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If you are a short to medium-term investor who wants steady returns, the Diversified Bonds option may be suitable for you. However, you should be prepared for the value of your investment to have small movements over the short term.
To match the return of a 40% Australian and 60% international diversified bonds index (hedged in $AUD), after fees, costs and tax, where relevant.1
Suited to investors with an investment timeframe of more than 3 years.
Cost of product is a summary of ongoing fees and costs that can affect your super investment over 1 year. View detailed fee breakdown
Investors should be aware that a negative return is expected between 1 and 2 times in any 20 years. Read more about the standard risk measure.
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This investment option is managed by QIC and invested in the QIC Diversified Fixed Interest Fund.
The geographic breakdown of the QIC Diversified Fixed Interest Fund was:
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1. This means after investment fees and costs, transaction costs, and investment taxes where relevant.
2. The cost of product assumes a balance of $50,000 at the beginning of the year, and is based on fees and costs for the year ended 30 June 2023. Other fees and costs may apply. If you have insurance, premiums will apply. Investment fees and costs includes an amount of 0.04% for performance fees. Read the Accumulation account product disclosure statement (PDS) for full details.
3. Returns are net of administration fees and costs, investment fees and costs, transaction costs and investment taxes where relevant, deducted from the unit price. For periods greater than 1 year, the return is a compound annualised return.
* The option is generally fully invested in a single asset class, however, it may be appropriate to hold up to 10% in cash to accommodate market changes and timing of transactions.
^ Fixed interest is defined as any interest bearing security or equivalent derivative instrument. The fixed interest asset class is managed by QIC and invested in the QIC Diversified Fixed Interest Fund. The asset allocation within the QIC Diversified Fixed Interest Fund includes an allocation to cash that is at the discretion of QIC and as such may vary from time to time. QIC's allocation to cash is captured in the fixed interest asset allocation range of 90%-100%.