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General Information

Vanguard Index Hedged International Shares
Vanguard Investments Australia Ltd
Equity World - Currency Hedged
(as at 28 Feb 2010)
Managed Funds
19 Jan 2001
$132.34 million (as at 30 Jun 2015)
$0.944 (as at 3 Aug 2015)
$0.9414 (as at 3 Aug 2015)

Fund performance (31 Jul 2015) NOTE : returns for periods greater than 1 year are annualised

  1 Month
3 Month
6 Month
1 Year
% p.a.
2 Year
% p.a.
3 Year
% p.a.
5 Year
% p.a.
10 Year
% p.a.
Total return 2.7 1.23 8.26 14.11 15.61 19.68 15.62 7.57
Growth return 2.7 1.23 8.26 14.11 15.61 - 9.78 2.49
Income return 0 0 0 0 0 - 5.84 5.08

Morningstar index (Mstar PG ITr Equity World-Curr Hgd Idx)

Total return -2.75 0.03 5.66 10.28 16.46 18.73 15.49 7.37

Market index (Vanguard Intl Shares Index Hdg AUD TR)

Total return 2.78 1.44 8.74 15.11 16.56 20.8 16.59 8.48

Asset allocation (31 Jul 2015)

Australian Equities 0%
International Equities 97.36%
Cash 2.64%
Property & Infrastructure 0%
Fixed Interest 0%
Mortgage 0%
Alternatives 0%
Asset Allocation

Objectives and Strategy

The Fund seeks to track the return (income and capital appreciation) of the MSCI World ex-Australia Index (with net dividends reinvested) hedged into Australian dollars before taking into account fees, expenses, and tax.
The Vanguard Index Hedged International Shares Fund gains its exposure to securities in the index by investing in the Vanguard International Shares Index Fund (Hedged) (the underlying fund). The fund is exposed to forward foreign exchange contracts and all of the securities in the index most of time, allowing for individual security weightings to vary marginally from the index from time to time. The fund may be exposed to securities that have been removed from or are expected to be included in the index.

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Offer information

Indirect Cost Ratio (ICR) 0.90% (as at 30 Sep 2013) (Estimated)
Minimum initial investment $5,000.00
Minimum additional investments $1,000.00
Minimum redemption amount $1,000.00

Top 10 holdings (as at 30 Jun 2015)

Holding Type % of Portfolio
Apple Inc Equity 2.24%
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