Russell Investments Australian Bond Fund - Class A

The Fund invests in a range of fixed income securities, including Australian government and semi-government bonds, and due to the limited investment scope of the local market, some overseas corporate, government and agency bonds. This Fund may be suited to investors with a low to medium risk tolerance and an investment timeframe of at least 3 years.

Manager Allocation (%) Color
Russell Investments Australian Bond Fund
Macquarie Asset Management
15 #5ab7e8
Russell Investments
30 #938a84
15 #c9c8aa
Western Asset Management
40 #4d5259
As at 19/07/2024
Name Allocation (%) Color
Government Related
37.18 #5ab7e8
Corporate - Investment Grade
32.58 #938a84
15.73 #c9c8aa
8.70 #4d5259
4.56 #f57f22
Emerging Markets - Hard Currency
1.25 #004680
As at 31/05/2024
Performance (As at 30/6/2024)
Inception Date 1 Month 3 Months 1 Year 3 Years 5 Years Since Inception
31/12/1997 0.81% -0.83% 3.87% -2.23% -0.70% 4.51%
Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Performance is net of fees and charges. Performance for periods longer than 1 year are annualised. This information has been prepared for the purpose of providing general information, without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. Before making an investment decision, you need to consider whether this information is appropriate to your objectives, financial situation or needs. Please consult your financial adviser. This information has been compiled from sources considered to be reliable, but is not guaranteed. Any potential investor should consider the relevant PDS in deciding whether to acquire, or continue to hold units in a fund.

Fund detail

Assets under management $849,621,474(As at 16/07/2024)
Fund inception 31st December 1997
Minimum Investment timeframe 3 years
Investment return objective To provide a total return, before costs and tax, higher than the Fund’s benchmark over the medium term by providing exposure to a diversified portfolio of predominantly fixed income securities.
Investment strategy The Fund invests predominantly in Australian issued government, quasi-government and corporate debt securities. In addition, the Fund may invest in debt securities issued by supranationals and non-Australian governments, agencies and corporates, and structured credit securities (including mortgage and asset backed securities). The Fund may also invest in low grade, unrated or emerging markets debt securities, exchange traded funds, and currency, to a limited extent. The Fund also employs certain investment exclusions. Derivatives may be used by the Fund to obtain or reduce exposure to securities and markets, to implement investment strategies and to manage risks. For further information on the Fund’s ESG considerations and the investment exclusions employed, refer to ESG considerations in the “How we invest your money” section of the Additional Information Booklet.