29 Aug – 2 Sep 2016

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For a second week in a row, bond ETF values barely moved, as investors sat on the sidelines or on their existing positions. Some money flowed out of the BetaShares Australian High Interest Cash ETF but the amount was equivalent to only 0.1% of the fund so it could be explained by standard week-to-week variations such as a transfer from one type of bond ETF to another or perhaps an investor’s need for liquidity.

 

 

ASX CASH & BOND ETFS

NAMESYMBOLCLOSE
PRICE
1m (%)1y (%)MER (%)FUND
SIZE ($m)
BetaShares Aust High Int CashAAA50.150.182.450.18966.07
SPDR S&P/ASX Aust BondBOND26.890.756.540.2427.16
SPDR S&P/ASX Aust Govt BondGOVT26.820.806.960.2210.81
iShares Composite Bond ETFIAF109.310.706.250.24377.75
iShares Treasury ETFIGB107.750.816.990.2625.58
iShares Govt Inflation ETFILB117.682.204.980.2668.15
Russell Aust Select Corp Bond ETFRCB20.540.513.890.2898.87
Russell Aust Govt Bond ETFRGB22.190.867.920.2459.82
Russell Aust Semi-Govt Bond ETFRSM20.970.524.710.2659.10
Vanguard® Aust Fxd Int Index ETFVAF50.610.746.260.20466.02
Vanguard® Aust Govt Bond Index ETFVGB51.090.786.780.20111.70
Vanguard® International Crdt Securities Ind(Hedged) ETFVCF52.261.380.000.3012.55
Vanguard® International Fix Int Ind(Hedged) ETFVIF53.330.350.000.2020.80
*1 month/1 year performance as at end of July 2016. Closing price as at week end. Return in AUD before fees