Investment Archives - Christian Kiwisaver Scheme
Investment returns

Investment returns

It has been a very positive and pleasing quarter, a relief for most after the very shaky end to 2018, and a reminder to investors to focus on the longer term. Good returns were achieved by the funds in all periods to 31 March 2019. The rebound in markets is put down...
Responsible investing

Responsible investing

There is a lot of jargon around these days that it is hard to keep up with.  What does responsible investing mean?  Is it just another piece of jargon that is boring or difficult to understand and bears no relation to our day-to-day life? On a simple level,...
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...