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Most bond ETFs experienced some fund inflow in this latest week but the preference of investors was clear. BetaShares Australian High Interest Cash ETF (ASX code: AAA) picked up the majority of new funds, accounting for 75% of the new funds into the sector. Whether this represents a short-term parking arrangement by investors who are yet to decide on some term strategy or a manifestation of investor risk aversion will only be determined in coming weeks. Having said that, most other bond ETFs had modest inflows equivalent to 0.1% to 0.7% of their total fund values.

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ASX CASH & BOND ETFS*

NAMESYMBOLCLOSE
PRICE
1m (%)1y (%)MER (%)FUND
SIZE ($m)
BetaShares Aust High Int CashAAA50.130.212.570.18962.60
SPDR S&P/ASX Aust BondBOND26.47-0.261.830.2424.06
SPDR S&P/ASX Aust Govt BondGOVT26.29-0.341.80.227.96
iShares Composite Bond ETFIAF108.31-0.231.820.24335.17
iShares Treasury ETFIGB105.88-0.391.320.2623.01
iShares Govt Inflation ETFILB115.350.41-1.380.2655.83
Russell Aust Select Corp Bond ETFRCB20.46-0.011.810.2886.19
Russell Aust Govt Bond ETFRGB21.92-0.451.660.24140.62
Russell Aust Semi-Govt Bond ETFRSM20.85-0.321.970.26128.37
Vanguard® Aust Fxd Int Index ETFVAF50.34-0.221.820.2381.57
Vanguard® Aust Govt Bond Index ETFVGB50.23-0.271.80.282.65
Vanguard® International Crdt Securities Ind(Hedged) ETFVCF52.561.72-0.313.67
Vanguard® International Fix Int Ind(Hedged) ETFVIF52.720.64-0.212.65

*1 month/1 year performance as at end of March 2016. Closing price as at week end. Return in AUD before fees

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