iShares fixed income ETFs - now trading on the ASX

Australian Fixed Income. In an iShares ETF

Now you can gain exposure to Australian fixed income with iShares exchange traded funds. What was once complex is now as easy as one trade on the Australian Stock Exchange. Choose from three iShares fixed income funds. It’s never been so simple to trade fixed income and create balance in portfolios. Learn more by downloading our Guide to Australian Fixed Income.


NEW iShares fixed income ETFs:
iShares UBS Composite Bond
  • Aims to track the performance of the UBS Composite Bond Index, before fees and expenses.
  • Investing in investment grade fixed income securities issued by the Australian Treasury, Australian State Governments, supranational, sovereign and corporate entities.
  • Management fee 0.24% pa.
iShares UBS Treasury
  • Aims to track the performance of the UBS Treasury Index, before fees and expenses.
  • Investing in investment grade fixed income securities issued by the Australian Commonwealth Government.
  • Management fee 0.26% pa.
iShares UBS Government Inflation
  • Aims to track the performance of the UBS Government Inflation Index, before fees and expenses.
  • Investing in investment grade fixed income securities issued by the Australian Commonwealth Government and Australian State Government.
  • Management fee 0.26% pa.

The benefits of iShares Fixed Income ETFs

iShares fixed income ETFs offer the following benefits:

Diversification One trade on the ASX gives exposure to a diversified portfolio of securities
Transparency The underlying holdings of each ETF are updated on the iShares website
Cost effective iShares ETFs are typically less costly than many traditional actively managed funds
Trading flexibility ETFs are bought and sold on exchange and enable the investor to trade using real time prices
Liquidity iShares ETFs have multiple sources of liquidity


To find out more read The basics of fixed income ETFs guide.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Before investing in an iShares exchange traded fund, you should carefully consider whether such products are appropriate for you, read the applicable prospectus or product disclosure statement available at iShares.com.au and consult an investment adviser.


Video

Click image to play video FS iTV: Mark Oliver, iShares, discusses current market conditions and the role of ETFs and fixed income in portfolio diversification.