Investment Archives - Christian Kiwisaver Scheme
Investment returns

Investment returns

The December quarter saw a sharp drop in the value of shares which resulted in negative performances for the Growth and Balanced Funds. Strong performances in earlier times, however, ensured that returns remained positive in periods greater than 1 year.  While our...
Ethically growing your investment

Ethically growing your investment

As Christian KiwiSaver Scheme members we are a group of “ethically-minded Christians” who believe in the value of sound stewardship and in investing in assets that reflect Christian values.  That could sound rather boring and dull. However, one of our investments is...
What type of investor are you?

What type of investor are you?

Being in the investment fund that best suits you is very important. Not knowing can cost you money if you make decisions that are a reaction to investment markets (e.g. a negative return) rather than a change in your personal circumstances or your feelings about risk....
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...