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
$948.0 million

Option size1

As at 31 January 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 Dec 2020
CPI + 4.5% International Shares performance Outperformance
6.1 12.7 6.6
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 Jan 2021
Timeframe International Shares performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month 0.35 -0.02 0.37
3 months 9.68 8.06 1.62
Financial year to date 17.23 11.55 5.68
1 year 13.60 3.42 10.18
3 years 11.54 7.96 3.58
5 years 13.55 10.66 2.89
7 years 13.02 10.08 2.94
10 years 12.52 10.55 1.97
Periods less than a year are not annualised.

International Shares option performance ($)

2
As at 25 Feb 2021

Objective

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

Performance against objective

2
% p.a. over 7 years
As at 31 Dec 2020
CPI + 4.5% International Shares performance Outperformance
6.1 13.6 7.5
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 Jan 2021
Timeframe International Shares performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month 0.38 -0.03 0.41
3 months 10.54 9.13 1.41
Financial year to date 18.86 13.49 5.37
1 year 14.01 3.76 10.25
3 years 12.20 8.44 3.76
5 years 14.57 11.52 3.05
7 years 14.04 10.75 3.29
10 years 13.69 11.35 2.34
Periods less than a year are not annualised.

International Shares option performance ($)

2
As at 25 Feb 2021

Allocations

Strategic asset allocation

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

Regional allocation

As at 31 January 2021
Region Allocation
Europe
12.7%
Japan
9.4%
Other Developed
1.5%
Other Emerging
0.8%
Australia
0.3%
USA
58.4%
Asia ex Japan
16.9%
  • Countries exposure
    • USA
    • Other
    • Japan
    • China
    • United Kingdom
    • Taiwan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • France
    • Germany
    As at 31 Jan 2021

Sector allocation

As at 31 January 2021
Sector Allocation
Communication Services
10.1%
Real Estate
1.1%
Industrials
8.8%
Consumer Staples
4.0%
Materials
1.5%
Information Technology
29.4%
Health Care
16.6%
Financials
14.9%
Consumer Discretionary
11.8%

Major holdings

4

By value (descending order) as at 31 Jan 2021

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