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World Allocation 60/40 (Dimensional)

The World Allocation 60/40 Fund (Dimensional) aims to achieve long-term total return. The fund aims to invest approximately 60% of its net assets in shares (either directly or through investment in other investment funds) and 40% of its net assets in debt.

Main features

- Actively managed by Dimensional

- Invests about 60% in shares and 40% in debt

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How it works

For debt, the fund invests to gain exposure to high quality debt, such as bonds, money market instruments and commercial paper and certificates of deposits issued by governments, other public bodies and companies in developed countries.

For shares, the fund invests to gain exposure to developed and emerging markets using a core strategy meaning that the fund has a general exposure to the stock-market with a greater allocation towards shares of small sized companies and value companies. Value companies are those where, at the time of purchase, the fund manager thinks the price is low compared to the accounting value of the company. The fund may invest up to 20% of its assets in emerging markets countries. As this fund invests some of its assets outside the eurozone, a currency risk arises for a euro investor.

This fund is managed by Dimensional.

 

 
 
 

Asset Split**

 
44% Bonds
 
41% Cash
 
11% Equity
 
4% Alternatives

Annualised Performance (%)*

*Notes: Annual management charges (AMC) apply. The fund performance shown is before the full AMC is applied on your policy.

Returns are based on offer/offer performance and do not represent the return achieved by individual policies linked to the fund.

The fund price/performance shown is for the Pension / Gross of Tax Funds category.

*Source: Zurich Life

**Note: Asset Splits are updated monthly.

Why Dimensional?

Dimensional Fund Advisors is a leading global investment firm that has been translating academic research into practical investment solutions since 1981. Guided by a strong belief in markets, they work to implement compelling ideas in finance for the benefit of clients. An enduring philosophy, strong client commitment, and a strong connection with the academic community underpin their approach. Dimensional manages $577 billion in Global assets as of 31 December, 2017.

*Source: Dimensional Fund Advisors, December 2017.

Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd., registered address 20 Triton Street, Regent's Place, London, NW1 3BF, Company Number 02569601, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority - Firm Reference No.150100.

Warning: Past performance is not a reliable guide to future performance.
Warning: Benefits may be affected by changes in currency exchange rates.
Warning: The value of your investment may go down as well as up.
Warning: If you invest in these funds you may lose some or all of the money you invest.

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