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Fund Performance Comparison

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Fee comparison

NOTE: Over the long term, higher fees lead to lower returns

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* A benchmark is an arbitary calculation that does not have any fees. Hence why in the long term the majority of fund managers underperform their benchmark by the cost of their fees. InvestSMART provides low cost funds that track their benchmark.

Fund performance (31 May 2009)

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 -0.05 1.89 -7.67 -17.71 -15.85 -8.66 -1.44 -
Growth return -0.05 1.89 -7.67 -23.09 -24.95 -16.35 -6.66 -
Income return 0 0 0 5.38 9.1 7.69 5.22 -

Market index (Vanguard Intl Shares Index Hdg AUD TR)

Total return 1.37 1.08 2.24 11.53 15.34 9 12.52 8.3

Asset Allocation (31 May 2009)

Australian Equities 0%
International Equities 100%
Cash 0%
Property 0%
Fixed Interest 0%
Alternatives 0%
Asset Allocation

General Information

Aberdeen Select Investment Flex International Hedged International Shares
Aberdeen Asset Management Ltd
Equity World - Currency Hedged
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Investment Fund
1 Sep 2003
$14.23 million (as at 31 May 2009)
$0.7195 (as at 24 Jun 2009)
$0.7159 (as at 24 Jun 2009)

Objectives and Strategy

To outperform the benchmark MSCI World Index (ex Australia) over the suggested investment time frame.
To provide exposure to primarily international shares with potential for high level of growth over the long term with the benefit of exposure to world growth opportunities. This Fund gives you the flexibility to switch between currency heding options to adjust your exposure to currency movements depending on your outlook for the Australian dollar. Asset Allocation range: US & Canada 41-71%, Europe & UK 17-47%, Japan 1-21%, South East Asia 0-11%, Cash & Other 0-10%.

Offer information

Indirect Cost Ratio (ICR) 1.15% (as at 30 Jun 2008)
Minimum initial investment $25,000

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