Investment Ratings

Investment Ratings

Australia Ratings’ investment rating reflects a forward-looking opinion aimed to help investors identify funds or investment opportunities that are among ‘best-in-class’.

We rate investment products across different classes - from traditional funds to the more specialised, alternative assets. Our rating approach is based on a structured, transparent process that focuses on various levels of risk.

To ensure our rating and analysis remains objective and relevant, particularly to investors seeking guidance in their investment choices, our investment rating is decided collectively via a committee and reviewed regularly (at the very least, annually).

Funds we cover include:

  • Australian equities
  • International equities – developed and emerging markets
  • Credit and fixed income
  • Property/real estate investment trusts (REITs)
  • Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
  • Listed Investment Companies (LICs)
  • Alternatives including hedge funds, venture capital and private equity

Find out more about Australia Ratings’ investment rating and product complexity indicator (PCI) and our investment rating methodology.

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Melbourne, 25 September 2017

Australia Ratings is pleased to inform that we’ve made some changes to our website. The new menu layout coincides with the release of Investment Ratings – our new fund ratings and research service - and is designed to help you gain quick and easy access to related content.

Some important changes include

  • ASX Research, Listed Debt Indices & Fund Credit Rating Reports now located under Credit Ratings
  • Operational Capability Assessments, Private Analytical Services & Training located under Analytical Services
  • Login process remains the same and should not be affected.

For further details, please click here

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