16 Jan – 20 Jan 2017


The bond ETF market is still in holiday mode by the looks of things. The sector grew by 0.1% with fund inflows barely covering fund outflows. Vanguard’s Australian Fixed Interest Index ETF (ASX code: VAF) was the most popular in absolute dollar terms but in percentage terms the new funds only amounted to 0.2% of the fund.


1m (%)1y (%)FUND
SIZE ($m)
BetaShares Aust High Interest CashAAA50.130.172.36 1,052.92
SPDR S&P/ASX Australian BondBOND25.53-1.453.8728.36
SPDR S&P/ASX Australian Government BondGOVT25.40-1.653.8715.32
iShares Composite Bond ETFIAF104.93-1.293.88329.33
iShares Treasury ETFIGB101.96-1.863.6229.31
iShares Government Inflation ETFILB114.26-0.602.4093.02
Russell Australian Select Corporate Bond ETFRCB20.130.153.49109.10
Russell Australian Government Bond ETFRGB20.98-2.414.0758.25
Russell Australian Semi-Government Bond ETFRSM20.40-0.103.4460.79
Vanguard Australian Fixed Interest Index ETFVAF48.33-1.293.86564.62
Vanguard Australian Government Bond Index ETFVGB48.73-1.513.91125.46
Vanguard International Credit Securities Index ETFVCF51.15-0.80-49.11
Vanguard International Fixed Interest Index ETFVIF51.68-1.18-48.07
*1 month/1 year performance as at end of October 2016. Closing price as at week end. Returns in AUD before fees