Balanced Bond Fund

Investment objective

To provide investors with capital growth over the long term (7- 10 years) through exposure to a diversified portfolio of assets.

Investment strategy

The Balanced Bond invests in a diversified portfolio of assets, including both growth securities (i.e. Australian and international shares and property) and income securities (i.e. fixed interest and cash). Exposure to property may include both direct real property investments and investments in listed and unlisted property securities.

Key features

Key Features
Minimum Initial Investment $500
Minimum Additional Investment $500 for a one-off additional payment
Additional Investment Plan Minimum monthly deposit of $100
Minimum Switching Amount $500
Minimum Balance $500
Contribution Fee Nil
Annual Management Fee Net 1.875% p.a.
Suggested Timeframe 7-10 years
 Effective Tax Rate 27%


The performance of your bond is measured after taxes and fees within this tax paid bond.

3 mth 6 mth 1 yr 3 yr 5 yr
Net return* (%) -2.81 -1.29 -0.01 4.40 5.34
*Updated 31/12/18. For periods of 1 year or longer, the movement is expressed as an annual rate of return. For periods less than 1 year, the return is expressed as a percentage for that corresponding period. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

Balanced Bond Fund Graph

Asset Allocation

Min % Max % Actual %
Australian Shares 20  55 20.98
International Shares 10 40 9.27*
Property 0 20 16.27
Cash 0 15 9.95
Australian Fixed Interest 0 35 37.93
Alternative Assets 0 15 5.60

*Fund Manager is currently rebalancing the portfolios due to market movements

Top 5 Holdings

  1. Betashares Australian Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF
  2. Macquarie True Index Fixed Interest Fund
  3. Vanguard All-World ex-U.S. Shares Index ETF
  4. Centuria Metropolitan REIT
  5. Smallco Broadcap Fund

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