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
$775.5 million

Option size1

As at 31 October 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 Sep 2020
CPI + 4.5% International Shares performance Outperformance
6.1 12.8 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 31 Oct 2020
Timeframe International Shares performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month 0.31 -0.33 0.64
3 months 4.47 2.14 2.33
Financial year to date 6.88 3.46 3.42
1 year 11.73 2.25 9.48
3 years 9.85 6.81 3.04
5 years 10.16 7.37 2.79
7 years 12.42 9.93 2.49
10 years 11.83 10.23 1.60
Periods less than a year are not annualised.

International Shares option performance ($)

2
As at 30 Nov 2020

Objective

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

Performance against objective

2
% p.a. over 7 years
As at 30 Sep 2020
CPI + 4.5% International Shares performance Outperformance
6.1 13.8 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 31 Oct 2020
Timeframe International Shares performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month 0.34 -0.47 0.81
3 months 4.88 2.05 2.83
Financial year to date 7.53 3.63 3.90
1 year 11.99 2.59 9.40
3 years 10.41 7.20 3.21
5 years 10.83 7.84 2.99
7 years 13.42 10.28 3.14
10 years 12.94 10.88 2.06
Periods less than a year are not annualised.

International Shares option performance ($)

2
As at 30 Nov 2020

Allocations

Strategic asset allocation

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

Regional allocation

As at 31 October 2020
Region Allocation
Australia
0.4%
USA
61.2%
Asia ex Japan
17.7%
Europe
10.9%
Japan
7.8%
Other Developed
1.4%
Other Emerging
0.6%
  • Countries exposure
    • USA
    • Other
    • Japan
    • China
    • Taiwan
    • United Kingdom
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Netherlands
    • Hong Kong
    As at 31 Oct 2020

Sector allocation

As at 31 October 2020
Sector Allocation
Consumer Discretionary
12.2%
Communication Services
10.1%
Industrials
6.9%
Consumer Staples
4.2%
Materials
1.6%
Utilities
1.4%
Information Technology
30.4%
Health Care
18.1%
Financials
13.2%

Major holdings

4

By value (descending order) as at 31 Oct 2020

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