Adventurous / UK & USA model portfolio / Whole of market
This master portfolio is for ‘Adventurous’ UK investors (those prepared to risk losing value in the hope of getting higher long term returns), wanting to invest in a diversified portfolio across the UK & USA markets, without any restrictions.
This ready-made investment portfolio contains 3 ETFs:
|ETF||Weighting||Annual yield, %||Annual expenses, %|
|VUKE: Vanguard FTSE-100 ETF||20%||5%||0.09%|
|IUSA: iShares S&P 500 ETF||60%||2%||0.07%|
|IGLT: iShares UK Gilts ETF||20%||1%||0.07%|
This portfolio has 80% equities, split 3:1 USA: UK. This represents slightly more investment in the UK’s FTSE than the global average. These ETFs track the biggest companies in the index – which constitute over 80% of the total stock market. If you prefer to include some of the smaller companies then consider MIDD (the UK FTSE-250) and its US equivalent.
The bond portion of this portfolio is invested into UK Government bonds.