Refocusing on Fixed Income
PORTFOLIO CONSTRUCTION

Re-focusing on Fixed Income

Fixed income can take on multiple roles in portfolio construction, but no one bond strategy can do everything. When building a fixed income portfolio sleeve, you need to know which role each of your strategies plays and how to best blend them together in the context of your whole portfolio.

Our latest CPD-accredited masterclass is now available on-demand below, as well as course materials to help you master the fundamentals of building a fixed income portfolio.

Explore the course materials below, and let us know if we can assist at any time.

Access our latest Masterclass and earn 1.5CPD hours
In this webcast, a panel of BlackRock specialists will share their perspectives on:
• Latest market outlook and Capital Market Assumptions
• Fundamental concepts for fixed income investing
• Portfolio construction framework including strategy selection
Portfolio Construction

Course Materials

Why invest in Fixed Income ETFs
iShares Fixed Income ETFs can be a simple and low cost way to pursue income, diversify from equities and preserve capital.
Why invest with Fixed Income ETFs

Know what role bonds play in a portfolio

Income
Income
Achieve higher income
Capital Preservation
Capital Preservation
Consistent returns across markets
Diversification / Asset allocation
Diversification / Asset allocation
Protection when stocks sell off/growth opportunities.

How can I invest in Fixed Income?

Cash & Capital Preservation

Fund Ticker Exposure
iShares Core Cash ETF BILL Core Cash
iShares Enhanced Cash ETF ISEC Enhanced Cash
iShares Yield Plus ETF IYLD Enhanced Yield

Portfolio Diversification

Fund Ticker Exposure
iShares Government Inflation ETF ILB Australian Inflation Linked Bonds
iShares Treasury ETF IGB Australian Government bonds
iShares Core Composite Bond ETF IAF Australian Investment Grade Bonds

Income Focus

Fund Ticker Exposure
iShares Core Corporate Bond ETF ICOR Australian Corporate Bonds
iShares Core Global Corporate Bond (AUD Hedged) ETF IHCB Global Corporate Bonds
iShares Global High Yield Bond (AUD Hedged) ETF IHHY Global High Yield Bonds
iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond (AUD Hedged) ETF IHEB Hard Currency Emerging Market Bonds