Fact sheet: Vanguard Gbl ST Bd Idx

Fund information
Fund name
Vanguard Global Short Term Bond Index Hedged Acc GBP
Fund manager company
Vanguard Group Inc (IRL)
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager
  • Europe Bond Index Teamsince 31/01/2014
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to provide returns consistent with the performance of the Index.
Benchmark
  • Barclays Global Aggregate 1-5 Years ex US MBS Float Adjusted Bond Index
Investment style
Passive/Tracking
Investment method
Fixed Interest, Physical – Sampled/Optimised
Quick stats
1 Year return
1.1%
1 Year rank in sector
203/296
Sector
FO Fixed Int - Global
Yield
-
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
0.15%
Fund size
£1,364m (£538m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA35.8%
    Japan13.1%
    Germany7%
    France6.3%
    Italy4.2%
  • Government Bonds60.6%
    Financials10.2%
    Government Agency Bonds10%
    Industrials10%
    Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities5%
  • US Fixed Interest35.8%
    Japanese Fixed Interest13.1%
    German Fixed Interest7%
    French Fixed Interest6.3%
    Italian Fixed Interest4.2%

Fund also available on these pension platforms:

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.6%-0.8%-0.1%1.1%--
Sector-1.9%-2.1%0.9%2.9%5.6%14.2%
Rank within sector77 / 31595 / 313190 / 308203 / 296--
Quartile1st2nd3rd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund1.3%1.4%---
Sector3.9%-1.6%3.7%-1.6%8.2%
Rank within sector231 / 30047 / 276---
Quartile4th1st
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
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Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
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Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
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Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
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Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
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Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
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R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
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Price movement
52 week high105.88
52 week low103.29
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price104.72
Region
1USA35.8%
2Japan13.1%
3Germany7%
4France6.3%
5Italy4.2%
6Canada4.1%
7Not Specified4.1%
8UK3.7%
9Spain3.1%
Industry sector
1Government Bonds60.6%
2Financials10.2%
3Government Agency Bonds10%
4Industrials10%
5Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities5%
6Local Government Bonds2.7%
7Utilities1.1%
8Others0.4%
Asset type
1US Fixed Interest35.8%
2Japanese Fixed Interest13.1%
3German Fixed Interest7%
4French Fixed Interest6.3%
5Italian Fixed Interest4.2%
6Canadian Fixed Interest4.1%
7Global Fixed Interest4.1%
8UK Fixed Interest3.7%
9Spanish Fixed Interest3.1%
Individual holdings
1UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS NOTES 0.875% NTS 15/10/19 USD1001.34%
2JAPAN(GOVERNMENT OF) 0.1% NTS 20/09/20 JPY100000.97%
3GERMANY(FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 2.25% BDS 04/09/20 EUR0.010.89%
4JAPAN(GOVERNMENT OF) 0.1% NTS 20/03/21 JPY100000.89%
5GERMANY(FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 4.25% BDS 04/07/18 EUR0.010.87%
6JAPAN(GOVERNMENT OF) 0.1% BDS 20/06/21 JPY500000.83%
7JAPAN(GOVERNMENT OF) 0.1% NTS 20/03/20 JPY10.73%
8TREASURY 1.25% GILT 22/7/18 GBP0.010.65%
9UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS NOTES 1% BDS 15/03/19 USD10000.63%
Management
Fund manager group
Vanguard
Fund manager company
Vanguard Group Inc (IRL)
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to provide returns consistent with the performance of the Index.
Benchmark
  • Barclays Global Aggregate 1-5 Years ex US MBS Float Adjusted Bond Index
Investment style
Passive/Tracking
Investment method
Fixed Interest, Physical – Sampled/Optimised
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Europe Bond Index Team31/01/2014
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, IA Recognised, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Singapore, Sweden
Vanguard Global Short Term Bond Index Hedged Acc GBP
Initial charge0.2%
Annual charge0.15%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.15%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price104.7234
CurrencyGBP
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeK0XS
Vanguard Global Short Term Bond Index Hedged Inc GBP
Initial charge0.2%
Annual charge0.15%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.15%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price102.3771
CurrencyGBP
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeK0XT
Vanguard Global Short Term Bond Index Inst Hedged CHF
Initial charge0.2%
Annual charge0.15%
Min single investment£5,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.15%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price100.5353
CurrencyCHF
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeK6EE
Vanguard Global Short Term Bond Index Inst Hedged EUR
Initial charge0.2%
Annual charge0.15%
Min single investment£5,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.15%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price102.513
CurrencyEUR
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeK6ED
Vanguard Global Short Term Bond Index Inst Hedged USD
Initial charge0.2%
Annual charge0.15%
Min single investment£5,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.15%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price104.407
CurrencyUSD
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeK0XU
Vanguard Global Short Term Bond Index Inst Plus Hedged JPY
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.1%
Min single investment£20,000,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9897.2324
CurrencyJPY
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeNDWG
Vanguard Global Short Term Bond Index Investor Hedged CHF
Initial charge0.2%
Annual charge0.2%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.2%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.2%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price100.4581
CurrencyCHF
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeK6EI
Vanguard Global Short Term Bond Index Investor Hedged EUR
Initial charge0.2%
Annual charge0.2%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.2%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.2%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price102.4331
CurrencyEUR
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeK6EH
Vanguard Global Short Term Bond Index Investor Hedged USD
Initial charge0.2%
Annual charge0.2%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.2%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.2%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price102.1712
CurrencyUSD
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeM5CU
Vanguard Global Short Term Bond Index Plus Hedged Acc GBP
Initial charge0.2%
Annual charge0.1%
Min single investment£200,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price103.4367
CurrencyGBP
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKQ5Y
Vanguard Global Short Term Bond Index Plus Hedged CHF
Initial charge0.2%
Annual charge0.1%
Min single investment£200,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price100.8012
CurrencyCHF
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeK6EG
Vanguard Global Short Term Bond Index Plus Hedged EUR
Initial charge0.2%
Annual charge0.1%
Min single investment£200,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price102.6407
CurrencyEUR
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeK6EF
Vanguard Global Short Term Bond Index Plus Hedged Inc GBP
Initial charge0.2%
Annual charge0.1%
Min single investment£200,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price101.5291
CurrencyGBP
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKQ5X
Vanguard Global Short Term Bond Index Plus Hedged USD
Initial charge0.2%
Annual charge0.1%
Min single investment£200,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price102.3467
CurrencyUSD
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeM5CV
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