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Investment returns

Investment returns

September was another bumper quarter for investment returns. Equity markets continued to soar with the NZ and global share portfolios returning 7.4% and 7.3% respectively for the quarter. The performance of the lower risk bond portfolios was more mixed but with small...
Time – the asset money can’t buy

Time – the asset money can’t buy

When it comes to investing young people have a huge advantage: TIME. Time – you can never get it back. It’s the asset money can’t buy. The sooner savings begin, the sooner compound interest can start and its ‘magic’ needs time. Being in KiwiSaver gives a...
Investment returns

Investment returns

Another positive quarter ensured that solid returns were reported for each of the funds in the quarter ended 30 June 2018. The benefits of diversification were evident with lower returns on bonds being more than offset by exceptional returns for shares. Christian...
Investment returns

Investment returns

Returns over one, three and five years were all positive. However, in the latest quarter investors were reminded that returns are not always positive. The three-month returns were affected by many things but largely concerns about international trade, growth and...
It’s not easy being green!

It’s not easy being green!

The love of money, as it has famously been said, is the root of all evil. Yet money can also do good in the world, and at the very least, it can be used in a way that does not harm. That, at any rate, is the philosophy underpinning the notion of ‘ethical investing’...