The Vanguard 2016 Index Chart (Australia Edition): Invest for the Long-Term

Yesterday we looked at the importance of long-term investing using the UK edition of The Vanguard 2016 Index Chart. The Australian edition of The Vanguard 2016 Index Chart below shows how long-term investing produces the most returns with equity investing:

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A A$10,000 investment in 1986 would have produced an annual return of 9.6% beating all other asset classes shown.

The financial year total returns for the asset types shown in the above chart:

Source: The bigger picture – The Vanguard 2016 Index Chart, Vanguard Australia

Download: The bigger picture – The Vanguard 2016 Index Chart (Australian Edition in pdf)

Related ETFs:

  • SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY)
  • Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (VIG)
  • iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM)
  • Vanguard MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (VWO)
  • iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA)

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