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A key fund manager expects the NZ economy to be 'sound' in 2019. Equity volatility will aid active fund managers; and large impending maturities will see the local bond market well supported
24th Dec 18, 10:13am
by Guest
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A key fund manager expects the NZ economy to be 'sound' in 2019. Equity volatility will aid active fund managers; and large impending maturities will see the local bond market well supported
This is how one KiwiSaver manager views the current state of investment risk and volatility, positioning for the special perspective of New Zealand members. Your view?
16th Dec 18, 7:46am
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This is how one KiwiSaver manager views the current state of investment risk and volatility, positioning for the special perspective of New Zealand members. Your view?
This is how a major global fund manager is feeling about 2019. Nikko AM's Global Investment Committee's 2019 outlook takes a tempered positive view
15th Dec 18, 9:46am
by Guest
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This is how a major global fund manager is feeling about 2019. Nikko AM's Global Investment Committee's 2019 outlook takes a tempered positive view
KiwiSaver members’ attitudes to responsible investing are changing, according to large-scale survey
10th Nov 18, 12:00pm
by Guest
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KiwiSaver members’ attitudes to responsible investing are changing, according to large-scale survey
We review the performance of KiwiSaver growth funds and find our previous expectation they might struggle quite wrong. Results are on an upswing again
27th Oct 18, 10:02am
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We review the performance of KiwiSaver growth funds and find our previous expectation they might struggle quite wrong. Results are on an upswing again
Our comprehensive review of moderate KiwiSaver fund regular savings returns as at September 30, identifying who has the best long-term returns
25th Oct 18, 7:58am
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Our comprehensive review of moderate KiwiSaver fund regular savings returns as at September 30, identifying who has the best long-term returns
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
14th Oct 18, 5:02am
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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
Amid growing frustration at the continuing increase in KiwiSaver fees, the FMA plans a data-driven analytical review of fees
9th Oct 18, 2:00pm
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Amid growing frustration at the continuing increase in KiwiSaver fees, the FMA plans a data-driven analytical review of fees
New KiwiSaver comparison site gives Milford funds higher 'Social Good Scores' than funds specifically focused on 'ethical investment'
17th Sep 18, 2:08pm
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New KiwiSaver comparison site gives Milford funds higher 'Social Good Scores' than funds specifically focused on 'ethical investment'
How can we marry KiwiSaver funds looking for yield with Government infrastructure projects looking for funding? 
12th Sep 18, 12:51pm
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How can we marry KiwiSaver funds looking for yield with Government infrastructure projects looking for funding? 
Diversification is key to investing, but we can only invest our KiwiSaver with one scheme. Jenée Tibshraeny explores whether the system is due for a tweak
3rd Aug 18, 10:06am
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Diversification is key to investing, but we can only invest our KiwiSaver with one scheme. Jenée Tibshraeny explores whether the system is due for a tweak
Just as KiwiSaver fund balances start to rise to substantial levels, investors may need to focus on the changing economic landscape, possibly adjusting their portfolio allocations
29th Jul 18, 7:02am
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Just as KiwiSaver fund balances start to rise to substantial levels, investors may need to focus on the changing economic landscape, possibly adjusting their portfolio allocations
The aggressive KiwiSaver category grew 30% in a year as members chase upsized returns to build their retirement funds over the long run
27th Jul 18, 12:03pm
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The aggressive KiwiSaver category grew 30% in a year as members chase upsized returns to build their retirement funds over the long run
Boutique fund manager and investment magazine publisher launch KiwiSaver scheme with subscription-style fee structure and 'genuine' active management
25th Jul 18, 1:14pm
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Boutique fund manager and investment magazine publisher launch KiwiSaver scheme with subscription-style fee structure and 'genuine' active management
The small Conservative KiwiSaver category is growing fast and David Chaston can't work out why investors have directed $2.7 bln that way
24th Jul 18, 12:04pm
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The small Conservative KiwiSaver category is growing fast and David Chaston can't work out why investors have directed $2.7 bln that way
David Chaston joins the call for KiwiSavers to move investments in default funds elsewhere, unless they're nearing retirement
20th Jul 18, 9:43am
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David Chaston joins the call for KiwiSavers to move investments in default funds elsewhere, unless they're nearing retirement
Is it fair that if you keep working when you're over 65 your employer doesn't have to contribute to your KiwiSaver account? Martin Hawes thinks not and wants a law change
7th Jul 18, 9:30am
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Is it fair that if you keep working when you're over 65 your employer doesn't have to contribute to your KiwiSaver account? Martin Hawes thinks not and wants a law change
Government documents show the option of increasing the minimum employer KiwiSaver contribution was rejected in favour of adding new 6% and 10% employee contribution options
2nd Jul 18, 2:11pm
by Jason Walls
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Government documents show the option of increasing the minimum employer KiwiSaver contribution was rejected in favour of adding new 6% and 10% employee contribution options
KiwiSaver providers mixed on whether KiwiSaver should be used to encourage 'rainy day' savings on top of retirement and first home savings
15th Jun 18, 9:35am
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KiwiSaver providers mixed on whether KiwiSaver should be used to encourage 'rainy day' savings on top of retirement and first home savings
The CFFC's David Boyle wants KiwiSaver members to have the choice to fill a rainy day savings bucket, before contributing to a fund for their retirement or first home 
12th Jun 18, 8:00pm
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The CFFC's David Boyle wants KiwiSaver members to have the choice to fill a rainy day savings bucket, before contributing to a fund for their retirement or first home 
David Chaston checks to see if having your KiwiSaver in a bank-based fund hurts your returns. It does in two risk categories, not so much in the others
17th May 18, 9:45am
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David Chaston checks to see if having your KiwiSaver in a bank-based fund hurts your returns. It does in two risk categories, not so much in the others
We look at where our KiwiSaver funds are held, finding more than half are in growth-type funds and two thirds are in bank-controlled schemes
7th May 18, 9:44am
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We look at where our KiwiSaver funds are held, finding more than half are in growth-type funds and two thirds are in bank-controlled schemes
Conservative or cash KiwiSaver returns beg the question: Why are you in KiwiSaver in the first place? We review the long-term returns and find them hard to justify
1st May 18, 9:30am
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Conservative or cash KiwiSaver returns beg the question: Why are you in KiwiSaver in the first place? We review the long-term returns and find them hard to justify
Nothing goes up forever, including financial markets or economic growth. Corrections happen. Now is a good time to think how your KiwiSaver will fare in a downturn
21st Apr 18, 10:22am
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Nothing goes up forever, including financial markets or economic growth. Corrections happen. Now is a good time to think how your KiwiSaver will fare in a downturn
We review the performance of KiwiSaver Growth funds. This sector is settling back from outsized returns but some are still delivering well. A decade of track records back up our analysis
20th Apr 18, 7:30am
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We review the performance of KiwiSaver Growth funds. This sector is settling back from outsized returns but some are still delivering well. A decade of track records back up our analysis