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
$1.2 billion

Option size1

As at 30 June 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 30 Jun 2021
Timeframe International Shares performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month 3.59 3.39 0.20
3 months 7.19 7.62 -0.43
Financial year to date 32.04 27.21 4.83
1 year 32.04 27.21 4.83
3 years 15.90 12.31 3.59
5 years 15.65 13.08 2.57
7 years 14.33 11.73 2.60
10 years 14.09 12.23 1.86
Periods less than a year are not annualised.

International Shares option performance ($)

2
As at 22 Jul 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 30 Jun 2021
Timeframe International Shares performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month 3.63 3.58 0.05
3 months 7.55 8.15 -0.60
Financial year to date 34.89 30.43 4.46
1 year 34.89 30.43 4.46
3 years 16.92 13.16 3.76
5 years 16.94 13.73 3.21
7 years 15.48 12.47 3.01
10 years 15.39 13.16 2.23
Periods less than a year are not annualised.

International Shares option performance ($)

2
As at 22 Jul 2021

Allocations

Strategic asset allocation

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

Regional allocation

As at 30 June 2021
Region Allocation
Asia ex Japan
15.5%
Europe
11.4%
USA
62.4%
Japan
8.5%
Other Developed
1.3%
Other Emerging
0.6%
Australia
0.2%
  • Countries exposure
    • USA
    • Other
    • Japan
    • China
    • United Kingdom
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Taiwan
    • France
    • Netherlands
    As at 30 Jun 2021

Sector allocation

As at 30 June 2021
Sector Allocation
Health Care
16.8%
Information Technology
25.8%
Financials
18.4%
Consumer Discretionary
11.3%
Communication Services
10.5%
Industrials
8.7%
Consumer Staples
3.5%
Real Estate
1.8%
Materials
1.6%

Major holdings

4

By value (descending order) as at 30 Jun 2021

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