Returns are not guaranteed. Australian shares carry a higher level of short-term risk, particularly if you do not hold your investment for the minimum suggested investment timeframe. Other risks relate to the risk of capital loss, where future returns may differ from past returns. The level of returns may vary, the value of your investment may vary, and there may be the risk of invested capital.
In addition, a key risk associated with the Fund is market risk. The Fund will be affected by any risks associated with the shares listed, or about to be listed, on the Australian Securities Exchange. These include risks in relation to how those shares or other investments perform, how sustainable their earnings are, and other factors that affect value and performance, as well as risks associated with international investments and liquidity risks.
Risks associated with the fund may include share market investment risk, where the value of the Fund’s investment in listed securities may decrease as a result of adverse share market
Other risks may include or be associated with companies, investment management, derivatives, liquidity, property investments, sector, securities lending and small companies. Before choosing to invest in the Fund, investors should read the Product Disclosure Statement and Incorporated Information, and consider factors such as the likely investment return, the risks of investing and their investment timeframe.
Fund Carbon Footprint
Operational emissions come from the operations of a company whereas equity emissions come from the assets owned by a company. This distinction is particularly important in the extractive industries where one company may operate mines or oil and gas reserves for another. It is not always possible to identify equity emissions and in this case the operational emissions of a company is used.
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