Investment insights: June 2021 quarter

Qantas Super has delivered bumper returns for members in the 2020/21 financial year, with each of our investment options performing exceptionally well.

Growth option ranked top performer by SuperRatings

Qantas Super’s Growth option has been ranked the top balanced option over the 12 months to 30 June 2021. Find out more about these excellent results for members.

Introducing our new investment option, Thrifty

Designed for members who want low investment fees, Thrifty is driven by low cost growth assets and takes a more passive approach to managing these investments.

Investment insights: March 2021 quarter

After a 2020 many would like to forget, each of our investment options had a bumper start to the year, delivering strong returns in the March 2021 quarter.

Investment insights: December 2020 quarter

Each of our investment options continued their rebound in the December 2020 quarter, highlighting one of the key tenets of investing: it’s important to be patient and focus on the long term.

Investment insights: September quarter

The September 2020 quarter saw each of our investment options deliver strong results, with investments across all asset classes performing well.

Investment insights: June 2020 quarter

After a difficult end to the March 2020 quarter, investment markets rebounded during the June 2020 quarter, allowing each of Qantas Super’s investment options to make some gains to close out the 2019/20 financial year.

Changes to asset allocation ranges

Learn more about the change to asset allocation ranges for our investment options.

Investing your super when the market’s down

You’ve probably heard it dozens of times already, and you’ll hear it dozens more: super is a long term investment, and volatility is a normal part of investing for the long term.

Market volatility and your super

It’s human nature to feel unsettled when there’s significant volatility in global financial markets, as we’re experiencing now as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19). However, volatility is a normal part of investing for the long-term. This article explains why.

Looking beyond the headlines on coronavirus (COVID-19)

It’s important to remember that while newspapers and television news trade in headlines day-by-day (if not hour-by-hour) to garner clicks and viewers, investment markets operate on a long-term basis.

Investment insights: March 2020 quarter

While falls in share markets globally dominated the headlines, a range of so-called “safe haven” assets, such as government bonds and high quality credit investments, performed well over the March 2020 quarter.