Colonial FirstChoice Investments - Aspect Diversified Futures - Managed Fund

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 -1.25 -4.04 -11.29 -23.18 -6.7 -8.05 4.03 -
Growth return -1.25 -4.04 -11.29 -24.43 -7.81 -9.01 -1.11 -
Income return 0 0 0 1.25 1.11 0.96 5.14 -
Market index (RBA Bank accepted Bills 90 Days)
Total return 0.17 0.5 0.99 1.97 1.86 1.89 2.11 2.99
As as 31 Jan 2019. Returns for periods greater than 1 year are annualised. All figures are percentages.

Asset Allocation


General Information

Fund Details
Type Description
Colonial FirstChoice Investments - Aspect Diversified Futures
Colonial First State Investments Limited
Alternative Strategies ? Managed Futures
starstar (as at 31 Jan 2019)
Investment Fund
22 Mar 2010
$4.8 million (as at 31 Jan 2019)
$0.9178 (as at 14 Feb 2019)
$0.9178 (as at 14 Feb 2019)
Fund Objective
To generate significant medium-term capital growth independent of overall movements in traditional stock and bond markets within a rigorous risk management framework. The fund aims to provide a return greater than the Reserve Bank of Australia cash rate over rolling three-year periods after fees and taxes.
Fund Strategy
Aspect takes a quantitative and systematic investment approach. Aspect's trend-following systems trade in over 140 of the most liquid global futures and forward markets and employ a fully automated system to process and analyse market data as well as idiosyncratic non-price data in order to identify and exploit directional moves (or 'trends') in markets. By maintaining comparatively small exposures to any individual contract, Aspect achieves sector and contract diversification. The option aims to minimise unintentional currency exposure.
Offer information
Type Description
Indirect Cost Ratio (ICR) - Estimated 3.84% (as at 30 Jun 2018) (Estimated)
Minimum initial investment $1,000.00
Minimum additional investments
Minimum redemption amount

Top 10 holdings (as at 30 Apr 2015)

Holding (as at 30 Apr 2015) Type % of Portfolio
90 Day Bank Acc Bill Future Interest Rate Future 19.33%
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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 cannot 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.

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Our Managed Funds

Returns Since Inception *
InvestSMART International Equities 9.33%
Intelligent Investor Equity Income 7.66%
Intelligent Investor Equity Growth 7.22%
InvestSMART High Growth 7.10%
InvestSMART Core Growth 6.62%
InvestSMART Diversified Property and Infrastructure 5.31%
InvestSMART Balanced 5.28%
InvestSMART Hybrid Income 4.36%
InvestSMART Diversified Income 4.10%
InvestSMART Australian Small Companies Fund 2.80%
InvestSMART Interest Income 2.56%

* Returns p.a. since inception after investment & admin fees

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