This option caters for members who want capital stability and higher returns than the Cash Enhanced option over the medium term. It invests in a wide range of global bonds including government and non-government bonds, and high-yield loans. The international component is mostly hedged into Australian dollars to reduce the impact of currency movements.

Objectives

This option aims to:

  • provide a positive return modestly higher than the Cash Enhanced option; and
  • To outperform the weighted average return from the Bloomberg AusBond Composite Bond Index (50%) and the Barclays Capital Global Aggregate Index (Hedged into Australian dollars) (50%) after tax and fees over rolling 3 years

Investment timeframe

Fixed Interest is suitable for investors with an investment timeframe of three years.

Risk

Risk level^ Very low
Risk band^ 1
Risk of negative return Estimated number of negative annual returns over any 20 year period. 1.2

^Refer to Standard Risk Measure table

Total indirect fees and cost

2017/18 0.51%** More information

Asset allocation benchmarks

View SAA/ranges

Performance

Investment option FYTD (%) Rolling returns to (%)
1yr 3yr 5yr 7yr 10yr
Asset class SAA* (%) Range (%)
Global Fixed Interest 100 0 - 0

*SAA - Strategic Asset Allocations

*Please note that TTR investment earnings are taxed up to 15%, so returns are the same as those for Accumulation (Super). To obtain returns for TTR accounts prior to 1 July refer to our 2017 Annual Report.

For further information on the Fixed Interest option please refer to the Product Disclosure Statement applicable to your account.

For a summary of the Energy Super investment options available to members click here.

All returns shown above are net effective earning rates (i.e. after tax and some fees). The FYTD Return and the 1yr rolling return are not annualised. The returns for all other periods are compound annualised averages. Refer to the Energy Super Annual Report for more information on how rates are calculated.

Investments can go up and down. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future performance.

* CPI is measured by the All Groups Consumer Price Index For Australia.

** The total indirect fees and costs (including the indirect administration fee) is the estimated cost for the 2017/18 period.

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