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Fund Price: $11.83 (as at September 20, 2017)  1-day chg: $-.008 -0.07%  YTD: 0.51%

Returns as at August 31, 2017

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 1.24% 1.09% 1.09%
3 Months -1.40% -1.39% -1.45%
6 Months 0.93% 0.62% 0.59%
1 Year -0.94% -1.29% -1.34%
2 Year Avg 2.29% 1.46% 1.44%
3 Year Avg 2.45% 1.54% 1.61%
4 Year Avg 3.61% 2.62% 2.72%
5 Year Avg 2.98% 1.80% 1.82%
10 Year Avg 5.09% 3.48% 3.82%
15 Year Avg 5.23% 3.57% 3.93%
20 Year Avg - 4.06% 4.22%
Since Inception 5.52% - -
 
2016 2.20% 1.59% 1.44%
2015 2.10% 0.83% 0.97%
2014 7.19% 6.24% 6.39%
 
3 year risk 3.39 3.90 3.29
3 year beta 1.02 1.00 1.00

*Globe Canadian Fixed Income Peer Index

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the Globe Canadian Fixed Income Peer Index.

Risk Measures as at August 31, 2017

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Oct 09): 16.67 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Jul 17): -1.91 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Volatility meter (Based on 3 year standard deviation from GlobeInvestor.com)
Low VOLATILITY METER: 3 High

Fund Objectives

The Funds investment objective is to provide effective diversification against equities and a stable level of cash flow by investing principally in fixed income securities of Canadian issuers that are rated by Dominion Bond Rating Service as BBB or higher or that are, in the opinion of the money manager, equivalent to such rating.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: Russell Investments Canada Limited
Managed by: Russell Investments Canada Limited
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: December 2000
Asset Class: Canadian Fixed Income
Quartile Rank: 1 (3YR ending August 31, 2017)
Total Assets: N/A
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 0.65%
Management Fee: 0.55%
Load Type: No Load
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$25,000
Subsequent:
$500
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$25,000
Subsequent RRSP:
$500
Closed:
No
Restricted:
Yes
Restriction:
(Min Initial Investment $25,000)
 
 

Asset Allocation March 31, 2017

Bond Type March 31, 2017

Bond Term March 31, 2017

Top Holdings as at March 31, 2017

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at September 20, 2017
1 Year Performance (%)
  Russell Investments Canadian Cash Series Other 3.7   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of Ontario, 3.50%, JUN/02/24 Bond 2.33   2.32 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Gov't of Canada, 2.75%, DEC/01/48 Bond 1.86   9.25 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Ontario Province 2.850% 02-Jun-2023 Bond 1.43   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Metropolitan Life Global Fund, 3.11%, APR/16/21 Bond 1.37   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Gov't of Canada, 0.50%, MAR/01/22 Bond 1.35   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of Quebec, 3.50%, DEC/01/48 Bond 1.3   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Royal Bank of Canada, 1.32%, MAR/23/20 Bond 1.27   -0.06 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of Ontario, 2.60%, JUN/02/25 Bond 1.25   3.36 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Ontario Province 3.150% 02-Jun-2022 Bond 1.23   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Distribution Report (18 months up to September 20, 2017)

Frequency of Income Distributions: Monthly

Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions: Annually

Date Income Dividend Capital Gain Total (Current Period) Trailing 12-Months Total Reinvestment Price
Aug 25, 2017 0.0174 0.0174 0.4726 11.972
Jul 25, 2017 0.0174 0.0174 0.4729 11.902
Jun 26, 2017 0.0174 0.0174 0.4732 12.234
May 25, 2017 0.0174 0.0174 0.4735 12.191
Apr 25, 2017 0.0174 0.0174 0.4738 12.096
Mar 27, 2017 0.0174 0.0174 0.4741 12.008
Feb 27, 2017 0.0174 0.0174 0.4744 11.971
Jan 25, 2017 0.0174 0.0174 0.4747 11.847
Dec 22, 2016 0.0782 0.2021 0.2803 0.4750 11.821
Nov 25, 2016 0.0177 0.0177 0.2484 12.232
Oct 25, 2016 0.0177 0.0177 0.2484 12.524
Sep 26, 2016 0.0177 0.0177 0.2484 12.613
Aug 25, 2016 0.0177 0.0177 0.2484 12.554
Jul 25, 2016 0.0177 0.0177 0.2484 12.507
Jun 27, 2016 0.0177 0.0177 0.2484 12.455
May 25, 2016 0.0177 0.0177 0.2484 12.262
Apr 25, 2016 0.0177 0.0177 0.2484 12.186
Mar 28, 2016 0.0177 0.0177 0.2484 12.190

Portfolio Manager(s)

Greg Nott

Russell Investments Canada Limited

Start Date: February, 2001

Fund Return: 5.17%

Greg Nott is the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) for Russell Investments Canada and is responsible for all aspects of investment management, including leading the fixed income and equity Investment Teams. Greg has 17 years of industry experience and has been with Russell Investments since 1998. He joined initially as a Research Analyst, and became Portfolio Manager in 2005 and CIO in 2011. Greg has overseen strong investment performance by the fixed income team and is a crucial player in steering the investment team through recent challenges and opportunities in the markets. Greg will continue to portfolio manage the Russell funds. Prior to joining Russell, Greg was a research analyst with TD Evergreen, a full service retail brokerage firm owned by the Toronto Dominion Bank. In this role, Greg was responsible for mutual fund evaluation and analysis, and the quarterly publication of TD Evergreen's FundBook and formation of a recommend list of mutual funds.

Also manages:Multi-Asset Fixed Inc-B, Multi-Asset Fixed Inc-E, Multi-Asset Fixed Inc-F3, Multi-Asset Growth & Inc Stgy Sr B, Multi-Asset Growth Stg Cl-E, Multi-Asset Growth Stg Cl-O, Multi-Asset Growth Stg-B, Multi-Asset Inc Stg Class-B, Multi-Asset Income Strategy-B, Russell Inv Balanced Growth-B, Russell Inv Canadian Fixed Inc-A, Russell Inv Conservative Inc Cl-E, Russell Inv Conservative Inc Cl-F5, Russell Inv Conservative Inc Cl-O, Russell Inv Conservative Inc-B, Russell Inv Conservative Inc-B5, Russell Inv Conservative Inc-E, Russell Inv Conservative Inc-F5, Russell Inv Dsf Mth Inc Sr B7, Russell Inv Dsf Mth Inc Sr E5, Russell Inv Dsf Mth Inc Sr E7, Russell Inv Dvsf Mth Inc Cl-B5, Russell Inv Dvsf Mth Inc Cl-B7, Russell Inv Dvsf Mth Inc Cl-E, Russell Inv Dvsf Mth Inc Cl-E5, Russell Inv Dvsf Mth Inc Cl-E7, Russell Inv Dvsf Mth Inc Cl-F5, Russell Inv Dvsf Mth Inc Cl-F7, Russell Inv Dvsf Mth Inc Cl-U$ H B5, Russell Inv Emg Mkt Eqt Cl Sr E, Russell Inv Emg Mkt Eqt Pl-A, Russell Inv Emg Mkt Eqt Pl-A U$, Russell Inv Emg Mkt Eqt Pl-E, Russell Inv Fixed Inc Cl U$ H-B, Russell Inv Fixed Inc Cl U$ H-B5, Russell Inv Fixed Inc Cl U$ H-F, Russell Inv Fixed Inc Cl-B, Russell Inv Fixed Inc Pl U$ H-F, Russell Inv Fixed Inc Pl-B3, Russell Inv Fixed Inc Pl-E, Russell Inv Fixed Inc Pl-F3, Russell Inv Foc Glo Eqt Cl-B, Russell Inv Foc Glo Eqt Cl-E, Russell Inv Foc Glo Eqt Cl-F, Russell Inv Foc Glo Eqt Pl-A, Russell Inv Foc Glo Eqt Pl-B, Russell Inv Foc Glo Eqt Pl-E, Russell Inv Foc Glo Eqt Pl-F, Russell Inv Foc US Eqt Pl-A, Russell Inv Glo Eqt Cl-E, Russell Inv Glo Eqt Pl-A, Russell Inv Glo Eqt Pl-A U$, Russell Inv Glo Eqt Pl-E, Russell Inv Glo Eqt-A, Russell Inv Glo Eqt-B, Russell Inv Glo High Inc Bd Cl-B, Russell Inv Glo High Inc Bd Pl-A, Russell Inv Glo Infra Cl-F, Russell Inv Glo Infra Pl-A, Russell Inv Glo Infra Pl-B, Russell Inv Glo Infra Pl-E, Russell Inv Glo Infra Pl-F, Russell Inv Glo Real Estate Pl-A, Russell Inv Glo Real Estate Pl-B, Russell Inv Glo Real Estate Pl-E, Russell Inv Glo Real Estate Pl-F, Russell Inv Glo Unconst Bd Pl-A, Russell Inv Glo Unconst Bd Pl-E, Russell Inv Inc Essentials-B, Russell Inv Inc Est Cl U$ H Sr B5, Russell Inv Inc Est Cl U$ H Sr F5, Russell Inv Long-Term Growth-B, Russell Inv Money Market Pl-A, Russell Inv Money Market Pl-E, Russell Inv Overseas Eqt Cl-E, Russell Inv Overseas Eqt Cl-F U$, Russell Inv Overseas Eqt Pl-A, Russell Inv Overseas Eqt Pl-A U$, Russell Inv Overseas Eqt Pl-E, Russell Inv Real Assets-A, Russell Inv Real Assets-B, Russell Inv Real Assets-E, Russell Inv Real Assets-F, Russell Inv ST Inc Cl U$ H-B, Russell Inv Short Term Inc Cl-B, Russell Inv Short Term Inc Pl-A, Russell Inv US Eqt Cl-E, Russell Inv US Eqt Pl-A, Russell Inv US Eqt Pl-A U$, Russell Inv US Eqt Pl-E

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