Vanguard Investor Index Funds provide a cost-effective way to access a professionally managed, diversified mix of investments. Their investment philosophy combines theory and experience, resulting in the potential for long-term investment success. Globally, Vanguard has been helping investors meet their long-term investment goals with low-cost, high-quality indexing solutions for 35 years.

Vanguard Investor Index Funds can help you along the path to long-term wealth creation by employing the following key principles:

  • Asset allocation is the primary portfolio decision.
  • Broad diversification is crucial.
  • Low lost is a critical success factor.
  • Indexing is a powerful strategy for achieving market exposure.
  • Long-term success requires strategic discipline.

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High Growth Index Fund

Snapshot

The Vanguard High Growth Index Fund invests mainly in growth assets, and is designed for investors with a high tolerance for risk that are seeking long-term capital growth. This fund targets a 10% allocation to income asset classes (cash and fixed interest securities) and a 90% allocation to growth asset classes (property securities and shares).

Who it may suit

  • Long-term investors (usually seven years plus)
  • Investors seeking long-term capital growth through a diversified portfolio of mainly growth assets
  • Investors seeking a tax-effective investment*

* Due to the low turnover of the underlying index funds.

Growth Index Fund

Snapshot

The Vanguard Growth Index Fund is biased towards growth assets, and is designed for investors with a high tolerance for risk who are seeking long-term capital growth. This fund targets a 30% allocation to income asset classes (cash and fixed interest securities) and a 70% allocation to growth asset classes (property securities and shares).

Who it may suit

  • Long-term investors (usually seven years plus)
  • Investors seeking long-term capital growth through a diversified portfolio with a bias to growth assets
  • Investors seeking a tax-effective investment*

* Due to the low turnover of the underlying index funds.

Balanced Index Fund

Snapshot

The Vanguard® Balanced Index Fund is designed for investors with an average tolerance for risk who are seeking a balance between income and capital growth assets. This fund targets a 50% allocation to income asset classes (cash and fixed interest securities) and a 50% allocation to growth asset classes (property securities and shares).

Who it may suit

  • Medium to long term investors (usually five years plus)
  • Investors seeking a medium risk, balanced portfolio of growth and income assets
  • Investors seeking a balance between capital growth and capital stability
  • Investors seeking a tax-effective investment*

* Due to the low turnover of the underlying index funds.

Conservative Index Fund

Snapshot

The Vanguard® Conservative Index Fund is biased towards income assets, and is designed for investors with a low tolerance for risk. This fund targets a 70% allocation to income asset classes (cash and fixed interest securities) and a 30% allocation to growth asset classes (property securities and shares).

Who it may suit

  • Short to medium term investors (usually three years plus)
  • Investors seeking a low risk, diversified portfolio with a small exposure to growth assets
  • Investors seeking capital stability and some capital growth potential
  • Investors seeking a tax-effective investment*

* Due to the low turnover of the underlying index funds.