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
$763.7 million

Option size1

As at 31 August 2020

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 30 Jun 2020
CPI + 4.5% International Shares performance Outperformance
6.0 12.7 6.7
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 30 Sep 2020
Timeframe International Shares performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month 0.09 -0.28 0.37
3 months 6.55 4.00 2.55
Financial year to date 6.55 4.00 2.55
1 year 13.11 3.72 9.39
3 years 11.09 8.16 2.93
5 years 11.33 8.75 2.58
7 years 12.76 10.27 2.49
10 years 11.98 10.53 1.45
Periods less than a year are not annualised.

International Shares option performance ($)

2
As at 21 Oct 2020

Objective

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

Performance against objective

2
% p.a. over 7 years
As at 30 Jun 2020
CPI + 4.5% International Shares performance Outperformance
6.0 13.7 7.7
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 30 Sep 2020
Timeframe International Shares performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month 0.10 -0.24 0.34
3 months 7.16 4.36 2.80
Financial year to date 7.16 4.36 2.80
1 year 13.49 4.17 9.32
3 years 11.80 8.77 3.03
5 years 12.14 9.28 2.86
7 years 13.81 10.85 2.96
10 years 13.12 11.25 1.87
Periods less than a year are not annualised.

International Shares option performance ($)

2
As at 21 Oct 2020

Allocations

Strategic asset allocation

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

Regional allocation

As at 31 August 2020
Region Allocation
USA
62.5%
Asia ex Japan
17.5%
Europe
11.1%
Japan
6.5%
Other Developed
1.6%
Other Emerging
0.5%
Australia
0.4%
  • Countries exposure
    • USA
    • Other
    • China
    • Japan
    • Taiwan
    • United Kingdom
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Netherlands
    • Hong Kong
    As at 31 Aug 2020

Sector allocation

As at 31 August 2020
Sector Allocation
Health Care
18.2%
Financials
13.2%
Information Technology
31.4%
Consumer Discretionary
12.3%
Communication Services
9.8%
Industrials
5.7%
Consumer Staples
4.2%
Materials
1.5%
Utilities
1.5%

Major holdings

4

By value (descending order) as at 31 Aug 2020

5
  • Apple Inc
  • Microsoft Corp
  • Alibaba Group Holding - ADR
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co
  • Facebook Inc
  • Tencent Holdings Ltd
  • Alphabet Inc
  • Amazon.com Inc
  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing
  • Bank of America Corp
  • Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
  • Mastercard Inc
  • Visa Inc
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Salesforce.com Inc
  • Unitedhealth Group Inc
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Citigroup Inc
  • Servicenow Inc
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc
  • ASML Holding NV
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