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Building blocks for the heart of a portfolio
iShares Core is a series of five low-cost, high quality funds designed to provide a simple way to construct diversified and robust portfolios.
It provides broad market exposure at less than 1/6th of the average cost of Australian managed funds1, with building blocks across markets and asset classes including: Australian equities, international equities (hedged and unhedged), Australian fixed income and international fixed income (hedged).
Whether you want to build a portfolio from scratch or complement an existing one, iShares Core can help you deliver better portfolio outcomes.
Leading expertise at low cost
iShares Core helps you deliver high quality portfolios while keeping costs low.
Low fees - ranging from 0.15% p.a. to 0.26% p.a.*, iShares Core helps you keep more of what you earn.
High quality - iShares provides high quality solutions, leveraging the portfolio management expertise of BlackRock and its industry-leading risk management platform.
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A simple way to start building
Using iShares Core ETFs, we have constructed iShares Core Model Portfolios to provide you with a simple, low-cost way to build a strong foundation for your portfolio.
iShares Core Model Portfolios consist of five diversified models that are expertly designed for a range of needs and risk preferences.
The iShares Core Model Portfolios are updated semi-annually, helping you to rebalance your exposures to ensure that they stay consistently aligned to the original strategic asset allocation and investment objectives.
Easy to buy - with just a few trades on the ASX, you can construct a well-diversified long-term portfolio with exposure to Australian and international equities and fixed income securities.
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1: Source: Morningstar, Bloomberg, as of 31 March 2016. Comparison is between the average management fee (or indirect cost ratio) of the iShares Core ETF range (0.19%) and the average indirect cost ratio of the Morningstar Australian Investment Trust universe (1.42% excluding outliers to provide a more conservative measure). The Morningstar Australian Investment Trust universe is comprised of over 2,800 open-ended funds, including Unit Trusts, Superannuation Funds, Allocated Pensions and Term Allocated Pensions. Management fee / indirect cost ratio is quoted as a percentage of annual average net assets.
2: Source: ASX, as at 28 April 2016.
3: Source: ASX, based on 33 ETFs listed on the Australian Securities Exchange as at 28 April 2016.
4: Based on US $4.737 trillion in assets under management as of 31 March 2016.