True core bond holding
The Australian Bond Fund seeks to provide all the benefits investors have come to expect from a core bond holding, including consistent income and low volatility, which can help stabilise portfolio returns. The Fund is a well-diversified portfolio of primarily Australian and New Zealand fixed interest securities that seeks to lower risks while providing opportunities for enhanced returns.
Why Invest In This Fund
Australian high-quality yield opportunities
Designed specifically for Australian investors, the Fund invests predominantly in a wide range of high-quality bonds from issuers in Australia and New Zealand, ranging from Commonwealth and state government bonds to corporate bonds and mortgage-backed securities.
Flexibility at work
The Fund has the flexibility to anticipate and respond to changes in the Australian credit market and interest rate environments. It aims to avoid investments that put capital permanently at risk and has a strong track record of providing returns above its benchmark
A time-tested investment process with proven Australian expertise
The Fund's portfolio positioning and security selection are guided by PIMCO's time-tested investment process: our rigorously developed macro outlook, our bottom-up credit analysis and our robust risk management. The Fund's portfolio management team includes specialists dedicated to each sector in the Australian market.
Investing in the bond market is subject to risks, including market, interest rate, issuer, credit, inflation risk, and liquidity risk. The value of most bonds and bond strategies are impacted by changes in interest rates.
Local management, global expertise
PIMCO’s Australian Fixed Interest mandates are managed locally from the Sydney office by a specialised and highly experienced domestic portfolio management team who are fully integrated into PIMCO’s investment process and has access to PIMCO’s vast global resources.
Bloomberg AusBond Composite 0+ Yr Index
PRIMARY BENCHMARK DESCRIPTION
The Bloomberg AusBond Composite 0+ Yr Index is an unmanaged market index representative of the total return performance of AUD-denominated bonds. It is not possible to invest in an unmanaged index.
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