Synopsis of Consumer Staples Index Fund



  • Moderate to aggressive investment approach
  • Predominately invests in large cap and mid cap shares
  • Market universe is international stock markets
  • Invest for long-term capital growth
  • US $ denominated
  • Dividends reinvested in the fund
  • Daily valuation

Consumer Staples Index Fund Fact Sheets

Investment objective
Consumer Staples Index Fund attempts to provide investment results that correspond to the performance of the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) Consumer Staples Index. The MSCI Consumer Staples Index is a diversified, capitalisation-weighted benchmark consisting of common stocks of consumer companies located in 22 countries (Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Investor profile
Consumer Staples Index Fund is designed to provide investors with a low-cost, passive approach to earning the returns of common stocks throughout the world. This fund should appeal to financially astute investors looking to diversify their portfolios internationally.

Investment manager

Consumer Staples Index Fund is managed by State Street Global Advisors, the world’s largest index asset manager.

US$ Denominated

MSCI Consumer Staples Index


Maximum charges associated with the Consumer Staples IndexFund are:

  • TER (Total Expense Ratio): varies depending on size of investment: maximum 1.30%
  • Subscription charge: Due to the fund: 0.10%
  • Redemption charge: Due to the fund: 0.05%

Please approach your intermediary or contact us directly on:
USA (310) 432-4374 / (310) 801 4974 or
SA +27(0)11 8839862 / +27(0)828964234


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