This strategy is actively managed with principal focus on duration risk, sector weightings, security selection and yield curve positioning.
The objective is to outperform the index, net of fees, over an interest rate cycle.
US Treasury securities, US Agency securities, US Agency mortgage backed securities, and US Dollar denominated Investment Grade Corporate securities. Individual issues must be rated A or above by one of the major rating agencies at the time of purchase. Average maturity of the portfolio will range from 5 to 10 years. Average quality of the portfolio will be maintained at AA.
Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Intermediate Government Credit Index
Representative Portfolio Characteristics as of 6/30/2016