Fixed interest and bonds - These are typically lower-risk investments. They can include government bonds, bank bills, or corporate debt.
Shares – Shares in listed companies in Australia, overseas or both are the primary asset. These funds offer the potential for higher returns but with higher risk. Funds will generally focus on either Australian or international shares and may also focus on a speciality such as emerging markets or a sector such as Australian resources.
Property – The focus of property funds is residential, industrial or commercial properties or property developments. Some property funds focus on a theme such as generating a high income.
Infrastructure – These assets can include motorways, airports, utility companies and power stations. They may be global or Australian or a combination.