Mercer

4 Feb 19, 8:25am
Mercer's David Scobie says financial markets have delivered investors a reality check
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2 Feb 19, 10:02am
The KiwiSaver results are in for the December 2018 quarter and we review how high market volatility affected our retirement savings accounts, with a detailed look at Default funds
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14 Oct 18, 5:02am
Despite recent market volatility most KiwiSavers should be happy with their investment. Now is not the time to be cutting and running or you will miss the benefits of long term investing. Even default funds are doing better
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20 Jul 18, 9:43am
David Chaston joins the call for KiwiSavers to move investments in default funds elsewhere, unless they're nearing retirement
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8 May 18, 7:25am
Mercer's David Scobie says inflation may be lying low at the moment - but it is lurking
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17 Apr 18, 5:00am
The tide is going out for investors in KiwiSaver Default funds as the heavy allocation in fixed-income securities risks valuation readjustment down, cancelling any gains in yields
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20 Mar 18, 7:47am
Mercer's David Scobie suggests investors not partial to “rolling the dice” sit out the cryptocurrency action and marvel as more of the story unfolds
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16 Feb 18, 10:22am
Kris Faafoi wants to see more default KiwiSaver providers reduce fees, after just two of the nine providers cut theirs after a government review, but industry players are not so keen
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5 Feb 18, 9:43am
We review the overall performance of the KiwiSaver funds industry, one that will reach $50 bln invested in 2018. Results have been good overall but there is a wide divergence between managers
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26 Jan 18, 9:01am
On the back of buoyant and positive markets, our comprehensive review of default KiwiSaver fund performance to December 2017 identifies who is doing best
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8 Nov 17, 9:26am
Mercer's David Scobie assesses how KiwiSaver has worked out for members over the past decade on an after-tax, after-fees basis across the various risk categories
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17 Oct 17, 7:41am
Our comprehensive review of default KiwiSaver fund performance to September 2017, identifying who has the best long-term returns
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27 Jul 17, 11:10am
Our comprehensive review of default KiwiSaver fund performance to June 2017, identifying who has the best long-term returns
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13 Jun 17, 2:11pm
Our comprehensive review of default KiwiSaver fund performance to March 2017, identifying who has the best long-term returns
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8 Mar 17, 7:38am
FMA criticised for compromising quality by trying to increase the quantity of KiwiSaver advice on offer
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21 Nov 16, 1:09pm
David Scobie, senior consultant at Mercer, reflects on the risk and return outcomes experienced by KiwiSaver members since inception
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4 Aug 16, 7:02am
KiwiSaver long term returns retreat although Brexit vote had little impact overall; excess cash and defensive positioning hurting some funds
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7 Sep 15, 12:05am
Mercer and Cigna partner to provide KiwiSaver cover of $200 a month for people who have to stop working
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28 Mar 14, 8:52am
Commerce Minister Craig Foss today announced the selection of nine KiwiSaver default providers for a seven year term starting in July
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15 Jul 13, 9:44am
Mercer's KiwiSaver results show portfolios hit by recent market turmoil but hold up over the longer term
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