Select a starting and finishing date between January 1980 and the current year. The answer is what your investment would be worth at the end of the period you specified if your portfolio matched the All Ordinaries Accumulation Index which takes into account income and growth. This means income and growth are all reinvested. Notice that you normally get better results over the long term. Over a period of five years or more there is a 99% chance of getting a positive return Remember: past performance is no guarantee of what may happen in the future.