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Staying true to the long-term on 'The long and winding road'

07 May 2020  by   Ed Tomlinson

The Beatles song 'Long and winding road' is about overcoming adversity and staying on course to reach your goal. While the song is vintage, the idea it pushes is very relevant for members worried about KiwiSaver returns today – there will be short-term set-backs during your financial journey, but despite these hurdles it is important to remain focussed on your long-term investment goals.

Concerned about share market volatility and your KiwiSaver? Why you should be calm

02 Apr 2020  by   Ed Tomlinson

There were encouraging signs of improvements in the share markets during the last week of March. Although it is still too early to say whether the markets have reached a low point, it’s possible that the biggest market falls resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak are behind us. Learn more in our market update.

COVID-19 and its effect on the investment markets

18 Mar 2020  by   Ed Tomlinson

The transformation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) into a global pandemic has sent a shockwave through global financial markets. Our article explains why COVID-19 has affected the investment markets, and what has happened following previous times of share market volatility.

2019 – an impressive year for KiwiSaver returns

02 Mar 2020  by   Ed Tomlinson

2019 was an impressive year for KiwiSaver returns – why did the markets do so well, and can the current very long economic expansion continue?

What might falling interest rates mean for KiwiSaver funds?

14 Nov 2019  by   Simon Ferry

Interest rates are starting to trend downwards. We explain why central banks are reducing interest rates and what the impact might be on different asset classes.

Aon KiwiSaver Scheme provides strong performance over a decade

29 Oct 2018  by   Amanda Beeslaar

Aon Russell LifePoints® Conservative, Moderate and Balanced funds are at the top of their respective categories for performance over the last decade as shown in the Morningstar KiwiSaver Survey for the September 2018 quarter.

Is the glass really half empty?

13 Apr 2016  by   Guy Fisher

Should investors be prepared for lower investment returns than they've been used to? Our recent economic and investment forecasts seem indicate so. But should we be being more optimistic?