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(ETF Discussion) SGX: ABF SG BOND ETF (SGX: A35)?

Discuss anything about this ETF and if you would buy or sell this ETF. Do take note that the answers given by our members are just your opinions, so please do your own due diligence before making an investment.

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Level 5. Genius
Answered 3w ago

Did up some charts on this fund for anyone interested to answer some of the following key questions:

  • How has the NAV been trending since inception?

  • How has the fund been performing quarter on quarter since inception?

  • How has the dividend been trending since inception?

  • How has the fund size been growing?

  • What are your probabilities to make/lose money?

  • What are your average (+) and (-) returns?

  • Is your fund outperforming or underperforming the benchmark? (For Actively Managed Funds)

Link: https://dl.orangedox.com/fund-analysis-pdfs

File Name: ABF SINGAPORE BOND INDX FUND (SBIF SP Equity)_updated_230720

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William Ng
William Ng
Level 4. Prodigy
Updated 3w ago

I would say this is a safe ETF to invest in as most of the holding are from our government. I put my son angbao in there lol.

But past result does not guarantee future will be the same.

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The ABF Singapore Bond Index Fund is an index fund which seeks investment results that correspond closely to the total return of the iBoxx ABF Singapore Bond Index before fees and expenses.

The iBoxx ABF Singapore Bond Index is an indicator of investment returns of debt obligations denominated in Singapore dollars issued or guaranteed by the government of Singapore or any government of People's Republic of China, Hong Kong SAR, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines or Thailand (collectively, the "Asian Governments"), by an agency or instrumentality of the Singapore government (or any other Asian Government), by a Singapore government (or any other Asian Government) sponsored entity or a quasi-Singapore government (or any other Asian Government) entity and Singapore dollar denominated debt obligations issued by supranational financial institutions.

Information accurate as of 22 July 2020.

Fund Details

Inception Date

  • 31 August 2005

Base Currency

  • SGD

Fund Size

  • SGD 1,019.99 million (As of July 2020)

Total Expense Ratio

  • 0.25%

Distribution Frequency

  • Annual

3-Year Annualised Tracking Error

  • 0.27%

Performance

Fund Holdings

Issuer Allocation

Investors

The ABF Singapore Bond Index Fund is suitable for

  • Investors looking for a low risk asset class that performs well especially during periods of difficult market conditions

  • Investors looking for an effective portfolio diversifier that exhibits negative correlation to other asset classes during various market situations

  • Investors who are seeking potentially higher returns than Singapore dollar fixed deposit rates and have a medium to long term investment horizon

References were made to ABF Singapore Bond Index Fund Fact Sheet. Click here to read more!​​​

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