27 Jun – 01 Jul 2016

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Bond ETFs experienced a second week of fund outflows, equivalent to 0.8% of total ETF value. The larger ETFs had the largest outflow in absolute terms but in percentage terms the largest outflow was from the iShares UBS Government Inflation ETF, although all types of bond ETFs had outflows to a greater or lesser extent. This implies the bond ETF sector as a whole was out of favour, rather than some sort of sector rotation from one segment of the bond market to another.

 

ASX CASH & BOND ETFS*

NAMESYMBOLCLOSE
PRICE
1m (%)1y (%)MER (%)FUND
SIZE ($m)
BetaShares Aust High Int CashAAA50.080.202.530.18936.71
SPDR S&P/ASX Aust BondBOND26.591.324.650.2424.17
SPDR S&P/ASX Aust Govt BondGOVT26.651.394.890.228.07
iShares Composite Bond ETFIAF108.201.244.50.24310.49
iShares Treasury ETFIGB106.481.354.510.2623.14
iShares Govt Inflation ETFILB115.081.671.630.2662.61
Russell Aust Select Corp Bond ETFRCB20.371.023.210.2885.81
Russell Aust Govt Bond ETFRGB21.961.625.310.24140.87
Russell Aust Semi-Govt Bond ETFRSM20.761.103.990.26127.81
Vanguard® Aust Fxd Int Index ETFVAF50.221.244.460.2399.25
Vanguard® Aust Govt Bond Index ETFVGB50.771.334.760.287.60
Vanguard® International Crdt Securities Ind(Hedged) ETFVCF51.320.37-0.314.37
Vanguard® International Fix Int Ind(Hedged) ETFVIF52.910.69-0.214.29
*1 month/1 year performance as at end of May 2016. Closing price as at week end. Return in AUD before fees