Capital Secure

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Capital Secure

At a glance

Asset classes

100% cash or short-term money market instruments

Investment timeframe

Very short term 1 year or less


Investment fee: 0.06%
Indirect cost ratio: 0.00%
Buy–sell spread: nil

Return objective

To achieve returns at least in line with the inflation rate^

Likelihood of negative return

Nil in every 20 years

  • Risk band

    Risk level

    Risk label
  • 1
    Very low
  • 2
  • 3
    Low to medium
  • 4
  • 5
    Medium to high
  • 6
  • 7
    Very high

Risk level


Asset classes

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About the option

The Capital Secure option invests in a mix of short-dated and floating rate securities issued by Australian and overseas governments, banks, and companies. The portfolios include bank bills, commercial paper and other discount securities, asset-backed securities and bank-term deposits.

This option is suitable for members seeking to maintain the capital value of their investment over any time period while earning a rate of return similar to that of bank bills or from a cash management trust.

What are the option’s objectives?

  • To outperform the return of the Australian cash market (as measured by the UBS Bank Bill Index).
  • To achieve returns after tax and fees at least in line with the inflation rate (as measured by the CPI).^

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^Over rolling 10 year periods

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