The Fund invests in companies that are listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. This means that the Fund will be affected by any risks associated with these companies, such as how they perform, their strategy, management, how sustainable their earnings are, and other factors that affect the value and performance of a company. Being listed on a stock market also means that the value of the share prices for these companies can move up and down significantly because of market sentiment, world and economic events, and other types of information that can move markets.
Risks of the Fund may include or be associated with: investment management, concentration, derivatives, liquidity, sector, securities lending. Please refer to the Fund's Product Disclosure Statement for more information. 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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