Dimensional Short-term Fixed Interest - Managed Fund

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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 0.06 0.3 0.89 2.34 2.02 1.96 2.12 3.1
Growth return -0.22 0.01 -0.64 -0.1 -0.07 -0.05 -0.02 -0.04
Income return 0.28 0.29 1.53 2.44 2.09 2.01 2.14 3.14
Market index (Bloomberg AusBond Bank 0+Y TR AUD)
Total return 0.08 0.29 - 1.74 1.81 1.79 2.01 2.94
As as 30 Sep 2019. Returns for periods greater than 1 year are annualised. All figures are percentages.

Asset Allocation

Dimensional Short-term Fixed Interest
Fixed Interest
International Equities
Average Allocation of Peers
Fixed Interest
International Equities

General Information

Fund Details
Type Description
Dimensional Short-term Fixed Interest (Wholesale)
DFA Australia Limited
Australian Short Term Fixed Interest
starstarstar (as at 30 Sep 2019)
Investment Fund
8 Jun 1999
$517.26 million (as at 30 Sep 2019)
$10.4671 (as at 10 Oct 2019)
$10.4609 (as at 10 Oct 2019)
Fund Objective
Within the risk constraints of investing in eligible short-term, high credit quality instruments, the objective of the Trust is to maximise the return of a broadly diversified portfolio of AUD denominated fixed interest and money market securities.
Fund Strategy
The Trust may suit those investors seeking a liquid, low risk, diversified portfolio that provides exposure to the returns of short-term fixed interest securities.
Offer information
Type Description
Indirect Cost Ratio (ICR) 0.19% (as at 30 Jun 2018)
Minimum initial investment $25,000
Minimum additional investments $10,000.00
Minimum redemption amount $10,000.00

Top 10 holdings (as at 31 Jul 2019)

Holding (as at 31 Jul 2019) Type % of Portfolio
Province of Alberta 1.25% Bond - Gov't Agency Debt 4.78%
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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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