29 Mar – 01 Apr 2016

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The flows of funds into various bond ETFs did not give any clear indication of investor preferences over the week. iShares UBS Composite Bond increased by 0.50% indicating a “risk on” attitude but the flow of funds to the Russell Australian Government Bond ETF which increased it by 1.20% indicated a risk off attitude.

Generally investors pulled funds out of ETFs over the week, with the overall sector suffering an outflow of 0.80%, which makes this week an unusual one for the bond ETF sector.

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ASX CASH & BOND ETFS*

NAMESYMBOLCLOSE
PRICE
1m (%)1y (%)MER (%)FUND
SIZE ($m)
BetaShares Aust High Int CashAAA50.100.212.610.18876.63
SPDR S&P/ASX Aust BondBOND26.021.062.840.2421.03
SPDR S&P/ASX Aust Govt BondGOVT25.881.243.010.227.83
iShares Composite Bond ETFIAF107.001.022.820.24313.41
iShares Treasury ETFIGB104.701.282.530.2618.56
iShares Govt Inflation ETFILB115.040.49-1.140.2655.11
Russell Aust Select Corp Bond ETFRCB20.260.292.330.2879.26
Russell Aust Govt Bond ETFRGB21.561.453.040.24138.14
Russell Aust Semi-Govt Bond ETFRSM20.500.822.990.26122.71
Vanguard® Aust Fxd Int Index ETFVAF49.681.022.80.2340.13
Vanguard® Aust Govt Bond Index ETFVGB49.431.222.930.269.92
Vanguard® International Crdt Securities Ind(Hedged) ETFVCF51.650.74-0.32.07
Vanguard® International Fix Int Ind(Hedged) ETFVIF52.351.44-0.26.81

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

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