AUDS ASX | Strong Australian Dollar Fund | BetaShares
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Fund Objective

AUDS aims to provide geared exposure to changes in the value of the Australian dollar against the U.S. dollar.

Fund Strategy

AUDS generally expects to generate a positive return of between 2% and 2.75% for a 1% rise in the value of the Australian dollar against the U.S. dollar on a given day (and vice versa).

Returns over longer periods will not necessarily be equivalent to the expected return on a given day.
Gearing magnifies gains and losses and may not be a suitable strategy for all investors.

Benefits of AUDS

Geared exposure to a rising AUD

Potential for magnified gains if the AUD appreciates against the USD (and vice versa).

Simple to access, convenience

AUDS is traded in Australian dollars on the ASX, avoiding the inconvenience and complexity of trading CFDs, or dealing in FX markets. No margin calls.

Hedge international investments

Reduce the currency impact of an appreciating AUD on your investments denominated in USD.

How to Invest

  • You can buy or sell units just like you’d buy or sell any share on the ASX.
  • Fund requires no minimum investment.


Pricing Information 28 February 2021

Current Price
Last Trade* -
% Change (prev day) -
Bid (delayed) -
Offer (delayed) -
iNAV (live)**
iNAV stands for Indicative Net Asset Value. It is updated every 60 seconds and provides an estimate of the net asset value of the Fund during the trading day
*Data is delayed by at least 20 minutes.
* As at 26 February 2021 04:29 PM
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NAV/Unit * $12.04
* As at 25 February 2021


Net Assets* ($A) $12,044,802
Units Outstanding* (#) 1,000,000
Mgmt Costs** (% p.a.) 1.38%
Distribution Frequency Annual
Distribution Reinvestment Plan (DRP) Not available
* As at 25 February 2021
**Certain additional costs apply. Please refer to PDS.

Trading Information

Bloomberg Code AUDS AU
Trading Hours 10:00-16:00 (AEST)
Market Makers Deutsche Securities, Susquehanna Pacific
SMSF Eligible Yes

Index Information

Index N/A
Index Provider N/A
Index Ticker N/A
Bloomberg Index Ticker N/A


Gearing Exposure Range 200%-275%
Current Gearing Exposure* (%) 211.9%
Current Gearing Multiple** (x) 2.12
* As at 26 February 2021. Calculated as Fund borrowings divided by Fund total assets. Current Gearing Ratio is as at start of the above date and can be expected to vary throughout the day.
**Represents the Fund's approximate exposure, for 26 February 2021, to the change in value of the Australian dollar relative to the U.S. dollar as measured by the futures contract held in the Fund. For example, if the Fund's Gearing multiple is 2.30x and the Australian dollar goes up relative to the U.S. dollar by 1% that day, the Fund would be expected to go up approximately 2.30% that day, before fees and expenses. The Fund is actively managed and the portfolio exposure will change on a daily basis, affecting returns over time.


Fund Returns After Fees (%)

1 month -1.86% -0.82%
3 months 19.71% 8.72%
6 months 13.81% 6.99%
1 year 19.31% 14.14%
3 year p.a -9.71% -1.71%
5 year p.a - -
Since inception (p.a) -3.59% 0.53%
Inception date 28-Nov-16 -
* As at 29 January 2021


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Past performance is not an indicator of future performance. Returns are calculated in Australian dollars using net asset value per unit at the start and end of the specified period and do not reflect brokerage or the bid ask spread that investors incur when buying and selling units on the ASX. Returns are after fund management costs, assume reinvestment of any distributions and do not take into account tax paid as an investor in the Fund. Returns for periods longer than one year are annualised. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance shown.


Yield Information

Distribution Frequency Annual
12 Mth Distribution Yield* (%) 10.4%
12 Mth Gross Distribution Yield* (%) -
Franking Level -
*As at 29 January 2021. Yield figures are calculated by summing the prior 12 month net and gross fund per unit distributions divided by the fund closing NAV per unit. Past performance is not an indicator of future performance.

Recent Distributions

Ex Date Record Date Payment Date Distribution Unit ($) Annual Distribution Return (%) (1)
1-Jul-20 2-Jul-20 16-Jul-20 $1.15917 9.83%
3-Jul-17 4-Jul-17 18-Jul-17 $0.31347 -
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ASX Announcements: AUDS

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Factsheet - AUDS
Fund Flyer - AUDS
Portfolio Holdings
Product Disclosure Statement - AUDS
Annual Report - June 2020
NRWT and Fund Payment Notice information - June 2020 distributions
Notice of Modifications to Fund Constitution – AMIT Tax Regime
2020 BetaShares Distribution Calendar
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