Diversified ETFs with Vanguard

Vanguard launched a range of diversified ETFs a few months back that you may not have come across yet.

  • Vanguard Diversified Conservative Index ETF [VDCO]
  • Vanguard Diversified Balanced Index ETF [VDBA]
  • Vanguard Diversified Growth Index ETF [VDGR]
  • Vanguard Diversified High Growth Index ETF [VDHG]

What do these ETFs with Vanguard consist of?

All of the diversified ETF funds are invested in a mix of up to 8 Vanguard funds.

Vanguard Diversified High Growth Index ETF [VDHG]

  1. Vanguard Cash Plus Fund (-% ratio)
  2. Vanguard Australian Fixed Interest Fund (3% ratio)
  3. Vanguard Global Aggregate Bond Index Fund (hedged) (7% ratio)
  4. Vanguard Australian Shares Index Fund (36% ratio)
  5. Vanguard International Shares Index Fund (26.5% ratio)
  6. Vanguard International Shares Index Fund (Hedged) (16% ratio)
  7. Vanguard International Small Companies Index Fund (6.5% ratio)
  8. Vanguard Emerging Markets Shares Index Fund (5% ratio)

Vanguard Diversified Growth Index ETF [VDGR]

  1. Vanguard Cash Plus Fund (-% ratio)
  2. Vanguard Australian Fixed Interest Fund (9% ratio)
  3. Vanguard Global Aggregate Bond Index Fund (hedged) (21% ratio)
  4. Vanguard Australian Shares Index Fund (28% ratio)
  5. Vanguard International Shares Index Fund (20.5% ratio)
  6. Vanguard International Shares Index Fund (Hedged) (12.5% ratio)
  7. Vanguard International Small Companies Index Fund (5% ratio)
  8. Vanguard Emerging Markets Shares Index Fund (4% ratio)

Vanguard Diversified Balanced Index ETF [VDBA]

  1. Vanguard Cash Plus Fund (-% ratio)
  2. Vanguard Australian Fixed Interest Fund (15% ratio)
  3. Vanguard Global Aggregate Bond Index Fund (hedged) (35% ratio)
  4. Vanguard Australian Shares Index Fund (20% ratio)
  5. Vanguard International Shares Index Fund (14.5% ratio)
  6. Vanguard International Shares Index Fund (Hedged) (9% ratio)
  7. Vanguard International Small Companies Index Fund (3.5% ratio)
  8. Vanguard Emerging Markets Shares Index Fund (3% ratio)

Vanguard Diversified Conservative Index ETF [VDCO]

  1. Vanguard Cash Plus Fund (10% ratio)
  2. Vanguard Australian Fixed Interest Fund (18% ratio)
  3. Vanguard Global Aggregate Bond Index Fund (hedged) (42% ratio)
  4. Vanguard Australian Shares Index Fund (12% ratio)
  5. Vanguard International Shares Index Fund (8.5% ratio)
  6. Vanguard International Shares Index Fund (Hedged) (5.5% ratio)
  7. Vanguard International Small Companies Index Fund (2% ratio)
  8. Vanguard Emerging Markets Shares Index Fund (2% ratio)

These funds have a low 0.27% pa management fee with Vanguard as you would come to expect from their low-cost offerings. ETFs with Vanguard are a popular choice and with good reason. While their website could definitely do with an update, their customer service and products are sensational.

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Current prices of these Tickers as of today:

  • VDCO $49.90 AUD
  • VDBA $49.84 AUD
  • VDGR $49.70 AUD
  • VDHG $49.55 AUD

These ETFs are available on most online stock brokers like Commsec now.

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