The iShares IGB ETF provides investors with diversified access to Australian government bonds with a broad range of maturities. This is a relatively low-cost way to get exposure to Australian Treasury bonds in a single fund.
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IGB aims to provide investors with the performance of the Bloomberg AusBond Treasury 0+ Yr Index. This index is designed to measure the performance of the Australian bond market and is comprised exclusively of bonds issued by the Australian Treasury (with a tiny weighting to cash). The holdings in this ETF are of a very high quality as Australian Treasury bonds are assigned a credit quality of AAA.
IGB could be used by investors when building out the core of a diversified investment portfolio. It may also be used by investors seeking a regular income stream from relatively safe assets, or those looking to diversify an equity portfolio.
The Best ETFs technical analysis chart pack shows the 12-month share price movements, Stochastic bands and traded volume (for both up and down days). This chart uses end-of-day data, so it’s for illustrative purposes only.
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