Suitability and risk

Suits members who want to invest in a specific asset class and are comfortable with the value of their investments fluctuating.

7 years
Suggested minimum investment time frame
High
Summary risk level
Sector
Option type
$1.1 billion

Option size1

As at 31 March 2021

Expected frequency of negative annual return
4 to less than 6 in 20 years
Total investment fees and costs and transaction costs (%)
Super: 0.62% | Pension: 0.53%

Objective and performance

This option invests in a diversified portfolio of securities (including but not limited to) international shares. 

Objective

Outperform: CPI by 4.5% p.a. over 7 years2

Performance against objective

2
% p.a. over 7 years
As at 31 Mar 2021
CPI + 4.5% International Shares performance Outperformance
6.1 13.7 7.6
Performance objectives are not promises or predictions of any particular rate of return.

Performance against peers

2
Compare performance against the median performance of the top funds as identified by SuperRatings.2
% p.a.
As at 31 Mar 2021
Timeframe International Shares performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month 1.55 3.93 -2.38
3 months 5.45 5.69 -0.24
Financial year to date 23.18 18.84 4.34
1 year 38.38 27.44 10.94
3 years 14.40 10.83 3.57
5 years 15.06 12.11 2.95
7 years 13.74 11.04 2.70
10 years 13.07 11.17 1.90
Periods less than a year are not annualised.

International Shares option performance ($)

2
As at 06 May 2021

Objective

Outperform: CPI by 4.5% p.a. over 7 years2

Performance against objective

2
% p.a. over 7 years
As at 31 Mar 2021
CPI + 4.5% International Shares performance Outperformance
6.1 14.8 8.7
Performance objectives are not promises or predictions of any particular rate of return.

Performance against peers

2
Compare performance against the median performance of the top funds as identified by SuperRatings.2
% p.a.
As at 31 Mar 2021
Timeframe International Shares performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month 1.70 4.25 -2.55
3 months 5.92 6.24 -0.32
Financial year to date 25.42 21.15 4.27
1 year 41.17 30.28 10.89
3 years 15.34 11.58 3.76
5 years 16.22 12.71 3.51
7 years 14.83 11.67 3.16
10 years 14.29 12.07 2.22
Periods less than a year are not annualised.

International Shares option performance ($)

2
As at 06 May 2021

Allocations

Strategic asset allocation

3
As at 01 October 2020
Asset class Allocation
International Shares
100.0%

Regional allocation

As at 31 March 2021
Region Allocation
Europe
11.2%
USA
61.4%
Asia ex Japan
16.5%
Japan
8.7%
Other Developed
1.4%
Other Emerging
0.6%
Australia
0.2%
  • Countries exposure
    • USA
    • Other
    • Japan
    • China
    • Taiwan
    • India
    • United Kingdom
    • South Korea
    • France
    • Netherlands
    As at 31 Mar 2021

Sector allocation

As at 31 March 2021
Sector Allocation
Information Technology
26.2%
Financials
18.3%
Health Care
17.0%
Consumer Discretionary
11.6%
Communication Services
9.8%
Industrials
8.5%
Consumer Staples
3.5%
Materials
1.7%
Real Estate
1.2%

Major holdings

4

By value (descending order) as at 31 Mar 2021

5
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co
  • Bank of America Corp
  • Alphabet Inc
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Apple Inc
  • Facebook Inc
  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing
  • Tencent Holdings Ltd
  • Unitedhealth Group Inc
  • Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
  • Amazon.com Inc
  • Mastercard Inc
  • Alibaba Group Holding Ltd
  • Citigroup Inc
  • Wells Fargo & Co
  • Visa Inc
  • ASML Holding NV
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Charles Schwab Corp/The
  • London Stock Exchange Group PLC
  • Sea Ltd
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