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General Information

Vanguard Australian Property Securities Index (Wholesale)
Vanguard Investments Australia Ltd
Equity Australia Real Estate
(as at 30 Sep 2009)
Managed Funds
27 Mar 1998
$3347.02 million (as at 30 Jun 2015)
$0.909 (as at 29 Jul 2015)
$0.9087 (as at 29 Jul 2015)

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Fund performance (30 Jun 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 -3.95 -2.34 6.55 19.97 15.36 18.1 13.97 2.4
Growth return -5.63 -4.05 3.9 14.98 9.57 12.47 8.15 -4.41
Income return 1.68 1.71 2.65 4.99 5.79 5.63 5.82 6.81

Morningstar index (Mstar PG ITr Equity Aus Real Estate Idx)

Total return -3.85 -2.67 5.71 17.81 14.38 17.03 13.25 1.84

Market index (S&P/ASX 200 A-REIT TR)

Total return -4.15 -2.43 6.72 20.26 15.57 18.39 14.29 2.52

Asset allocation (30 Jun 2015)

Australian Equities 0%
International Equities 0%
Cash 0%
Property & Infrastructure 100%
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 S&P/ASX 300 A-REIT Index before taking into account fees, expenses, and tax.
The S&P/ASX 300 A-REIT Index comprises between 20 and 30 property securities (shares) listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). The number of securities in the index may vary from time to time. These securities are real estate investment trusts and companies that own real estate assets and derive a significant proportion of their revenue from rental income. The Fund will hold all of the securities in the index most of the time, allowing for individual security weightings to vary marginally from the index from time to time.

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Offer information

Indirect Cost Ratio (ICR) 0.24% (as at 30 Jun 2014) (Estimated)
Minimum initial investment $500,000
Minimum additional investments $5,000.00
Minimum redemption amount $1,000.00

Top 10 holdings (as at 30 Jun 2015)

Holding Type % of Portfolio
Scentre Group Equity 19.57%
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