Russell Investments Australian Shares Fund - Class A

The Fund provides a core exposure to Australian shares. The Fund invests across all key sectors of the Australian sharemarket, and you'll have the peace of mind knowing that some of Australia's best investment managers are working to manage your clients' assets.

Manager Allocation (%) Color
Russell Investments Australian Shares Fund
DFA
12.5 #5ab7e8
Investors Mutual Limited
15 #938a84
Karara Capital
17.5 #c9c8aa
Numeric Investors
17.5 #4d5259
Platypus
17.5 #f57f22
Russell Investments
20 #004680
As at 21/04/2019
Name Allocation (%) Color
Communication Services
3.58 #5ab7e8
Consumer Discretionary
8.67 #938a84
Consumer Staples
3.98 #c9c8aa
Energy
7.90 #4d5259
Financials
29.90 #f57f22
Health Care
7.68 #004680
Industrials
7.88 #448bb0
Information Technology
2.29 #6f2b23
Materials
18.42 #c54d27
Real Estate
5.59 #866985
Utilities
2.81 #f1c161
Other
1.30 #607654
As at 31/03/2019
Top 10 Holdings
Name % OF ASSETS
BHP Group Ltd 5.86
National Australia Bank Limited 4.80
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd 4.72
CSL Limited 4.18
Westpac Banking Corporation 4.10
Commonwealth Bank of Australia 4.05
Macquarie Group Limited 2.76
QBE Insurance Group Limited 2.43
Woodside Petroleum Ltd 2.16
Telstra Corporation Limited 1.97
As at 31/03/2019
Performance (As at 31/3/2019)
Inception Date 1 Month 3 Months 1 Year 3 Years 5 Years Since Inception
31/12/1997 0.52% 10.38% 10.30% 10.72% 6.75% 8.46%
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 $385,118,830(As at 16/04/2019)
Fund inception 31st December 1997
Minimum Investment timeframe 7 years
Investment return objective To provide a total return, before costs and tax, higher than the Fund’s benchmark over the long term by providing exposure to a diversified portfolio of predominantly Australian shares.
Investment strategy The Fund invests predominantly in shares and unit trusts listed or about to be listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. Derivatives may be used to obtain or reduce exposure to securities and markets, to implement investment strategies and to manage risk.
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