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International Shares –
Emerging Markets

The International Shares – Emerging Markets+ investment option is focused on delivering the best net return in a single sector from investing in a portfolio of all growth assets (typically companies listed on international securities exchanges in emerging markets only) and has medium diversification.

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At a glance (Accumulation)

Investment timeframe
5 years +
Risk level
High
Asset mix
100% growth / 0% defensive
Total investment fees and costs*
0.58% p.a.
Return target
CPI + 4.0% p.a. over 20 years
Net return^
-

+ Not available to Maritime Contributory Accumulation members who joined before 1 July 2008 and have not waived their Protected Minimum Benefit.
* Investment costs are based on estimated and actual information from the previous financial year. The costs payable in future years may be higher or lower. Administration and other costs apply. For a full breakdown of fees and costs, see our fees and costs page or Section 6 of the Member Guide
^ The International Shares – Emerging Markets option was introduced on 18 March 2022. Investment return over 10 years to 30 June 2024, net of investment fees and costs. Administration and other costs apply. Returns won’t display for options younger than 10 years. See the investment returns page for returns over all available periods.

Who is International Shares – Emerging Markets suitable for?

With all growth assets, this single sector investment option is designed for members+ with a medium to long-term investment timeframe, who are seeking strong long-term returns, have a high tolerance of negative returns and can accept the impacts of foreign currency movements.

Read our Member Guide for more information about these terms.

+ Not available to Maritime Contributory Accumulation members who joined before 1 July 2008 and have not waived their Protected Minimum Benefit.

Our target 

asset mix 

International Shares - Emerging Markets
Asset class  
Target  Range  
International shares – emerging markets 100%90-100%
Cash0%0-10%

Investment managers may invest a proportion of this option’s assets in cash for management purposes from time to time. 

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Past
performance 

Accumulation

This table shows the 12-month net return for our International Shares – Emerging Markets option at 30 June each year. The net return is the money the investment has earned, minus investment costs and taxes.1  

Year20192020202120222023
Return ----6.40%

This table shows the average net return for our International Shares – Emerging Markets option over 3 years to 30 June 2023.1

Year3 years5 years10 years
Average return (p.a.) ---

1. This option was introduced on 18 March 2022. Administration and other fees apply. For a full breakdown of fees and costs, see our fees and costs page or Section 6 of the Member Guide. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance and should never be the sole factor considered when selecting a superannuation fund.


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