Australia represents around 2% of world equity markets, with much of it concentrated in sectors such as banking and mining. Investing in international shares may offer further diversification to your portfolio, by providing access to a broader range of sectors and potentially some of the world’s largest companies.
Investing in international equities also allows you to take advantage of the growth in emerging markets including China, India and Brazil, with their favourable demographics and high economic growth.
Access to high-growth regions
Portfolio diversification benefits
Access to specialist global sectors