Hot income investments

Chasing serious yields? Consider these opportunities.

Summary: There are a number of investment options available for income investors with a focus on resilience in the fact of the current market volatility. The Vanguard Australian Shares High Yield ETF is a plus, though performance lags compared with the likes of CBA. The Plato Australian Shares Income fund has delivered 8 per cent pa over the last three years, while the Plato Managed Risk fund provides a similar option designed to give more consistent income. The Betashare Australian Dividend Harvester draws investments from the ASX100 using a risk management framework, and delivered a 12.4 per cent yield in the last 12 months.

Key take out: The Plato Australian Shares Managed Risk Fund and Betashare Australian Dividend Harvester fund have delivered strong capital resilience in the last 12 months.

Key beneficiaries: General investors. Category: ETFs.

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