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Bond ETF’s cracked the $2 billion mark during the week as investors continued to devote funds to this sector. The most favoured ETFs for the week were the iShares UBS Composite Bond Index and the Vanguard Australian Fixed Interest Index funds which both increased by 2.7% while the Russell Australian Select Corporate Bond fund increased by 7.9%, although was off a relatively small base.

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ASX CASH & BOND ETFS*

NAMESYMBOLCLOSE
PRICE
1m (%)1y (%)MER (%)FUND
SIZE ($m)
BetaShares Aust High Int CashAAA50.090.22.630.18841.28
SPDR S&P/ASX Aust BondBOND26.191.292.020.2421.16
SPDR S&P/ASX Aust Govt BondGOVT26.011.351.880.227.87
iShares Composite Bond ETFIAF106.781.212.050.24312.77
iShares Treasury ETFIGB104.441.371.50.2618.52
iShares Govt Inflation ETFILB113.760.780.380.2654.49
Russell Aust Select Corp Bond ETFRCB20.280.692.690.2879.34
Russell Aust Govt Bond ETFRGB21.451.61.930.24137.44
Russell Aust Semi-Govt Bond ETFRSM20.810.832.50.26124.56
Vanguard® Aust Fxd Int Index ETFVAF49.891.222.040.2341.56
Vanguard® Aust Govt Bond Index ETFVGB49.531.291.870.270.06
Vanguard® International Crdt Securities Ind(Hedged) ETFVCF50.910.85-0.32.04
Vanguard® International Fix Int Ind(Hedged) ETFVIF52.012.1-0.26.76

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

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