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
$1.3 billion

Option size1

As at 30 November 2021

Expected frequency of negative annual return
4 to less than 6 in 20 years
Total investment fees and costs and transaction costs (%)
Super: 0.57% | Pension: 0.50%

Objective and performance

The International Shares investment option invests in a diversified portfolio of securities (including but not limited to) international shares. 

Please refer to the PDS for the most up to date investment returns objective information.

Objective

To achieve returns that exceeds CPI by 4% over 7 years.2

Performance against objective

2
% p.a. over 7 years
As at 30 Sep 2021
CPI + 4% International Shares performance Outperformance
5.7 14.1 8.4
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 Dec 2021
Timeframe International Shares performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month 0.24 1.57 -1.33
3 months 1.61 5.06 -3.45
Financial year to date 4.02 6.82 -2.80
1 year 17.57 21.62 -4.05
3 years 20.26 17.06 3.20
5 years 14.43 12.88 1.55
7 years 13.06 11.28 1.78
10 years 15.66 13.64 2.02
Periods less than a year are not annualised.

International Shares option performance ($)

2
As at 24 Jan 2022

Objective

To achieve returns that exceeds CPI by 4% over 7 years.2

Performance against objective

2
% p.a. over 7 years
As at 30 Sep 2021
CPI + 4% International Shares performance Outperformance
5.7 15.2 9.5
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 Dec 2021
Timeframe International Shares performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month 0.27 1.75 -1.48
3 months 1.76 5.49 -3.73
Financial year to date 4.37 7.29 -2.92
1 year 18.90 23.86 -4.96
3 years 21.73 18.59 3.14
5 years 15.53 13.80 1.73
7 years 14.01 11.98 2.03
10 years 17.18 14.88 2.30
Periods less than a year are not annualised.

International Shares option performance ($)

2
As at 24 Jan 2022

Allocations

Strategic asset allocation

3
As at 01 November 2021
Asset class Allocation
International Shares
100.0%

Regional allocation

As at 30 November 2021
Region Allocation
USA
61.5%
Asia ex Japan
16.1%
Europe
12.6%
Japan
7.9%
Other Developed
1.5%
Australia
0.3%
Other Emerging
0.1%
  • Countries exposure
    • USA
    • Other
    • Japan
    • China
    • United Kingdom
    • India
    • Taiwan
    • Netherlands
    • South Korea
    • France
    As at 30 Nov 2021

Sector allocation

As at 30 November 2021
Sector Allocation
Consumer Staples
3.5%
Real Estate
2.1%
Materials
1.5%
Information Technology
27.3%
Financials
17.8%
Health Care
15.9%
Consumer Discretionary
11.3%
Communication Services
10.0%
Industrials
8.7%

Major holdings

4

By value (descending order) as at 30 Nov 2021

5
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co
  • Apple Inc
  • Alphabet Inc
  • Amazon.com Inc
  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing
  • Bank of America Corp
  • Unitedhealth Group Inc
  • Tencent Holdings Ltd
  • Meta Platforms Inc
  • Wells Fargo & Co
  • Charles Schwab Corp/The
  • ASML Holding NV
  • Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
  • Shopify Inc
  • Sea Ltd
  • Airbus SE
  • Netflix Inc
  • Eli Lilly and Co
  • Citigroup Inc
  • London Stock Exchange Group PLC
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