VanEck Vectors Australian Corporate Bond Plus ETF

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VanEck Vectors Australian Corporate Bond Plus ETF PLUS

Fund description: PLUS invests in a diversified portfolio of Australian dollar denominated bonds consisting predominantly of the highest yielding investment grade corporate bonds issued in Australia with the aim of providing investment returns (before fees and other costs) that track the performance of the Markit iBoxx AUD Corporates Yield Plus Index.

Index description:  The Markit iBoxx AUD Corporates Yield Plus Index (IBXXAUY1) is designed to reflect the performance of the higher-yielding AUD denominated corporate bond market with credit ratings from AAA to BB-. Investment Grade bonds must make up at least 80% of the portfolio.

 as at 22-Feb-19

  • Exchange

    ASX
  • ASX code

    PLUS
  • Bloomberg index code

    IBXXAUY1
  • Index provider

    Markit Indices Limited
  • NAV

    $17.70
  • Units outstanding

    15,156,641
  • Net assets

    $268.2M
  • Number of holdings

    133
  • Inception date1

    09-May-17
  • ASX commencement

    11-May-17

1The date the Fund was seeded prior to quotation on ASX.

as at 22-Feb-19

View all indices » View all ETFs » Performance history (%)

1 Mth 3 Mths 6 Mths 1 Yr 3 Yrs p.a. 5 Yrs p.a. 10 Yrs p.a. Inception p.a.
Price return 0.60 0.82 1.14 0.98 -- -- -- 1.15
Income return 0.00 0.87 1.70 3.54 -- -- -- 3.15
Total return 0.60 1.69 2.84 4.52 -- -- -- 4.30
Index (IBXXAUY1) 0.68 1.68 2.92 4.94 4.99 5.60 -- 4.57
1 Mth 3 Mths 6 Mths 1 Yr 3 Yrs p.a. 5 Yrs p.a. 10 Yrs p.a. Inception p.a.
Price return 0.17 0.75 0.68 0.38 -- -- -- 0.84
Income return 0.86 0.87 1.69 3.52 -- -- -- 3.31
Total return 1.03 1.62 2.37 3.90 -- -- -- 4.15
Index (IBXXAUY1) 0.97 1.57 2.54 4.15 5.00 5.75 -- 4.37

Growth of hypothetical $10,000 investment

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Calendar year returns (%)

NAV & premium/discount history
as at 31-Jan-19

Best & worst
quarter returns (%)
as of 31-Dec-18

  • Best quarter

    4Q'17 +1.64%
  • Worst quarter

    2Q'18 +0.55%

Best & worst quarter returns are based on NAV, reflect the period since the Fund's inception and are updated quarterly.