Capturing 30 years of Australian and global investment market history, the Index Chart can help you stay focused on your long-term goals.

The 2023 Vanguard Index Chart powerfully illustrates how sticking to a long-term investment plan, with diversification across a range of asset classes, allows you to grow your wealth over time. Even in the face of market crises and short-term volatility.

If you had invested $10,000 into the Australian share market in 1993, it would be worth over $138,000 in 2023?*

*Investment of $10,000 into Australian shares on 1 July 1993 would have been worth $138,778 on 30 June 2023. Based on S&P/ASX All Ordinaries Total Return Index performance, assuming no acquisition costs, fees or taxes, with all distributions reinvested. Past performance information is given for illustrative purposes only and should not be relied upon as, and is not, an indication of future performance.

The 2023 Vanguard Index Chart tracks the performance of major asset classes from 01 July 1993 to 30 June 2023.

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