The NGS Diversified Bonds investment option invests in cash and fixed interest, including securities issued by both Australian and international governments and corporations.

It may suit you if you're looking for moderate returns over short to medium time periods and lower volatility than what you'd typically be exposed to in equity options.

Accumulation account
Income account

Unit prices

Summary

INVESTMENT PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE*

To match the J.P. Morgan Government Bond Index Global (hedged to AUD) over the medium to long term.

MINIMUM INVESTMENT TIMEFRAME

At least 3 years.

RISK LABEL

High.

EXPECTED FREQUENCY OF NEGATIVE RETURN OVER 20-YEAR PERIOD

Approximately 4.8 years in 20.

For information about how we calculate the standard risk measure (SRM) of each investment option, please see section 2 of our Investment guide.

* The trustee is required by law to set this objective. It is neither a forecast nor a guarantee of future investment returns. It is anticipated that the CPI objective should be achieved over the long term. However, due to the volatile nature of investment markets and the lack of direct linkage between market returns and inflation, there may be periods when investment returns are not above the objective.

Unit price performance

Investment returns (returns as at 31 May 2022)

Asset allocation at 31 May 2022

Annual returns

Portfolio holdings disclosure

A list of investments held within this investment option can be found here in line with regulatory requirements. Information is updated twice a year — at 30 June and 31 December.

Portfolio holdings derivatives

Unit prices

Summary

INVESTMENT PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE*

To match the J.P. Morgan Government Bond Index Global (hedged to AUD) over the medium to long term.

MINIMUM INVESTMENT TIMEFRAME

At least 3 years.

RISK LABEL

High.

EXPECTED FREQUENCY OF NEGATIVE RETURN OVER 20-YEAR PERIOD

Approximately 4.8 years in 20.

For information about how we calculate the standard risk measure (SRM) of each investment option, please see section 2 of our Investment guide.

* The trustee is required by law to set this objective. It is neither a forecast nor a guarantee of future investment returns. It is anticipated that the CPI objective should be achieved over the long term. However, due to the volatile nature of investment markets and the lack of direct linkage between market returns and inflation, there may be periods when investment returns are not above the objective.

Unit price performance

Investment returns (returns as at 31 May 2022)

Asset allocation at 31 May 2022

Annual returns

Portfolio holdings disclosure

A list of investments held within this investment option can be found here in line with regulatory requirements. Information is updated twice a year β€” at 30 June and 31 December.

Portfolio holdings derivatives

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