Investment performance for super

Market update for Q1 FY2018

Qantas Super delivered positive performance in the first three months of the 2018 financial year. Learn what’s happened in the quarter across global markets, and what it means for your super.

How we’ve performed against our objectives

Most of our investment options continued to perform consistently against objectives. In particular, Growth and Balanced outperformed their objectives at +1.19% p.a. and +1.74% p.a. respectively. For the September quarter, all options provided returns slightly under their CPI+ hurdles, which will occur at times over a short timeframe like three months. Read more.
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How we’ve performed against our objectives

as at 30 September 2017
Investment option Return objective Actual return % p.a.1 Return objective % p.a. Difference % p.a.
Glidepath2
– Take-Off stage CPI + 5% p.a. over 10 years  9.9% (1 yr return)  6.8%  +3.1%
– Altitude stage CPI + 4% p.a. over 7 years  8.4% (1 yr return)  5.8%  +2.6%
– Cruising stage CPI + 3.5% p.a. over 6 years  7.7% (1 yr return)  5.3%  +2.4%
– Destination stage CPI + 3% p.a. over 5 years  6.4% (1 yr return)  4.8%  +1.6%
Aggressive CPI + 5% p.a. over 10 years  4.4%  7.0%  -2.6%
Growth CPI + 4% p.a. over 7 years  7.3%  6.1%  +1.2%
Balanced CPI + 3% p.a. over 5 years  6.9%  5.1%  +1.7%
Conservative CPI + 2% p.a. over 3 years  3.9%  3.9%  0.0%
Cash Bloomberg AusBond Bank Bill Index over 1 year  1.6%  1.8%  -0.2%
1 The returns shown are the compound average annual returns, net of tax and investment fees. These may differ slightly from individual returns which are calculated and compounded weekly. The actual investment return for your super account will depend on the period of time you were invested in an investment option, and the timing of transactions in and out of your account. 2 As the Glidepath investment option commenced on 1 October 2015, one year returns to 30 September 2017 are shown. Past performance is not a guarantee of future performance.
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How we’ve performed over time

as at 30 September 2017
Investment option 1 year % p.a. 3 years % p.a. 5 years % p.a. 6 years % p.a. 7 years % p.a. 10 years % p.a.
Glidepath1 (our lifecycle option)
– Take-Off stage 9.9% n/a n/a  n/a  n/a n/a
– Altitude stage 8.4% n/a n/a  n/a  n/a n/a
– Cruising stage 7.7% n/a n/a  n/a  n/a n/a
– Destination stage 6.4% n/a n/a  n/a  n/a n/a
Aggressive 9.9% 7.2% 10.1% 10.0% 8.4% 4.4%
Growth 8.4% 6.0% 8.3% 8.4% 7.3% 4.3%
Balanced 6.5% 5.0% 6.9% 7.2% 6.4% 4.5%
Conservative 4.9% 3.9% 5.0% 5.4% 5.1% 4.4%
Cash 1.6% 1.8% 2.0%  2.3% 2.6% 3.1%
  1  Glidepath was established on 1 October 2015 so longer term returns are not available.
 
Important information
These returns are compound average annual returns, net of tax and fees, and are not the actual returns you’ve received. The actual investment return for your super account will depend on the period of time you were invested in an investment option and the timing of transactions in and out of your account. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.
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