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BetaShares Western Asset Australian Bond ETF - Managed Fund

Fund Objective
The Fund aims to earn an after fee return in excess of the Bloomberg AusBond Composite 0 yr Index over rolling three year periods.
Fund Strategy
The investment approach aims to capture returns from a variety of actively-managed sources, including interest rate management (duration and yield curve positioning), sector and security selection. Risk management is a core focus and is supported by credit research, diversification of holdings and investment guidelines.

Fund Performance Comparison

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Fund performance

  1M 3M 6M 1Y p.a. 2Y p.a. 3Y p.a. 5Y p.a. 10Y p.a.
Total return 0.81% -0.78% 0.31% 4.21% 3.09% -2.03% -0.5% -%
Growth return 0.47% -1.78% -1.68% 0.49% 0.12% -4.38% -2.72% -%
Income return 0.34% 1% 1.99% 3.72% 2.97% 2.35% 2.22% -%
Market index (Bloomberg AusBond Composite 0+Y TR AUD )
Total return 0.77% -0.84% 0.18% 3.68% 2.45% -2.06% -0.6% 2.19%
As at 30 Jun 2024. Returns for periods greater than 1 year are annualised. All figures are percentages.

Asset Allocation

BetaShares Western Asset Australian Bond ETF
Cash
1.38%
Fixed Interest
98.62%
Australian Equities
0%
International Equities
0%
Property
0%
Alternatives
0%
Average Allocation of Peers
Cash
4.64%
Fixed Interest
92.77%
Australian Equities
1.61%
International Equities
0.53%
Property
0.10%
Alternatives
0.35%

General Information

Fund Details
Type Description
BetaShares Western Asset Australian Bond ETF
BetaShares Capital Ltd
Bonds - Australia
starstarstar (as at 30 Jun 2024)
Investment Fund
7 Nov 2018
$705.75 million (as at 22 Jul 2024)
$24 (as at 30 Aug 2023)
$23 (as at 30 Aug 2023)
Open
Offer information
Type Description
MER 0.42% (as at 1 Dec 2021)
Indirect Cost Ratio (ICR) 0.42% (as at 30 Jun 2023)
Performance fee (not included in ICR) Not Available
Minimum initial investment $500.00

Top 10 holdings (as at 28 Jun 2024)

Holding (as at 28 Jun 2024) Type % of Portfolio
Australia (Commonwealth of) 2.75% Bond - Gov't/Treasury 2.48%
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FAQs about the BetaShares Western Asset Australian Bond ETF

The objective of the BetaShares Western Asset Australian Bond ETF managed fund is The Fund aims to earn an after fee return in excess of the Bloomberg AusBond Composite 0+yr Index over rolling three year periods.

The strategy of the BetaShares Western Asset Australian Bond ETF managed fund is The investment approach aims to capture returns from a variety of actively-managed sources, including interest rate management (duration and yield curve positioning), sector and security selection. Risk management is a core focus and is supported by credit research, diversification of holdings and investment guidelines.

The APIR code of the BetaShares Western Asset Australian Bond ETF managed fund is .

BetaShares Western Asset Australian Bond ETF’s total return last month was 0.81%. This was made up of a growth return of 0.47% and an income return of 0.34%. These returns were calculated as at 30 Jun 2024.

BetaShares Western Asset Australian Bond ETF’s total return for the last three months was -0.78%. This was made up of a growth return of -1.78% and an income return of 1%%. These returns were calculated as at 30 Jun 2024.

BetaShares Western Asset Australian Bond ETF’s one-year total return is 4.21%. This was made up of a growth return of 0.49% and an income return of 3.72%. These returns were calculated as at 30 Jun 2024.

BetaShares Western Asset Australian Bond ETF’s one-year total return is -2.03%. This was made up of a growth return of -4.38% and an income return of 2.35%. These returns were calculated as at 30 Jun 2024.

The asset allocation of the BetaShares Western Asset Australian Bond ETF managed fund is :

Cash
1.38%
Fixed Interest
98.62%
Australian Equities
0%
International Equities
0%
Property
0%
Alternatives
0%

The Responsible Entity for the BetaShares Western Asset Australian Bond ETF managed fund is BetaShares Capital Ltd.

The BetaShares Western Asset Australian Bond ETF managed fund belongs to the Bonds - Australia sector/asset class.

As at 22 Jul 2024, the size of the BetaShares Western Asset Australian Bond ETF managed fund was $705.75 million.

The BetaShares Western Asset Australian Bond ETF managed fund has an inception date of 7 Nov 2018.

The current entry price of the BetaShares Western Asset Australian Bond ETF managed fund is $24 per unit and the current exit price is $23 per unit (as at 30 Aug 2023).

The current exit price of the BetaShares Western Asset Australian Bond ETF managed fund is $23 per unit and the current entry price is $24 per unit (as at 30 Aug 2023).

The minimum initial investment amount for the BetaShares Western Asset Australian Bond ETF managed fund is $500.

Fund data sourced from Morningstar. Some material is copyright and published under licence from ASX Operations Pty Limited ACN 004 523 782 ("ASXO"). Data and content is provided for personal use only. Whilst every care has been taken in producing these numbers, neither Morningstar nor InvestSMART can make any guarantees around the complete accuracy of these figures. Should you decide to change investments, please read all relevant disclosure documents including the Product Disclosure Statements and if required, you may consider speaking to a financial professional for further guidance. A tax event may be realised as a result of switching investments. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.