Overseas Shares

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Overseas Shares

At a glance

Asset classes

Overseas shares

Investment timeframe

Very long term 7-10 years


Total estimated Indirect Cost Ratio 2015/16: 0.60%
Buy spread: 0.07%
Sell spread: 0.07%

Return objective

Inflation + 4% per year^

Likelihood of negative return

4.9 in every 20 years

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    Very low
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    Medium to high
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    Very high

Risk level


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About the option

The Overseas Shares option invests in shares listed on the stock exchanges around the world, including both developed and emerging markets. To achieve diversification, this option uses a group of investment managers with a wide range of approaches.

This option is suitable for members with an investment timeframe of at least seven years or someone whose financial situation allows a higher degree of risk. This option may also be suitable for those seeking a higher degree of flexibility and more control over their investments.

What are the option’s objectives?

  • To outperform the return of the overseas share market (as measured by the MSCI World ex-Australia Index in $A).
  • To achieve returns after tax and fees that exceed the inflation rate (as measured by the CPI) by at least 4% per year.^

^Over rolling 10 year periods

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