KiwiSaver members are being told to consider the impact of tax on their investments.
Morningstar has released its latest KiwiSaver survey, covering the period to September 30.
KiwiSaver schemes with international exposure performed best over the September quarter. Those that made an active decision to allocate capital to growth assets also benefited as equities outperformed bonds.
The falling NZ dollar helped funds that left international investments unhedged.
There were no standout performers across the categories, but Milford KiwiSaver came out on top of the balanced and moderate categories and ASB was solid across the board...MORE»
Wednesday, October 1st, 1:16PM
More than twice as many KiwiSaver customers switched provider in the past year than in the same period the year before - prompting the FMA to warn that transfers must be done in the best interest of the customer.MORE»
Monday, September 29th, 11:14AM
AMP has announced it will offer a free accidental death benefit up to $100,000 to existing AMP KiwiSaver scheme members and those who join before the end of 2014.MORE»
ANZ Investments says KiwiSaver members missed out on $400 million in member tax credits from the Government in the last year.MORE»
KiwiSaver advice does not need to be particularly time consuming for financial advisers, one provider says.MORE»
Labour’s proposal to apply a capital gains tax to investments in shares – unless they are part of KiwiSaver – could encourage people to move out of more liquid investments, one fund manager says.MORE»
Governments need to stop tinkering with KiwiSaver, one banking commentator says.MORE»
Many conservative KiwiSaver funds aren’t delivering returns to justify their fees, Morningstar’s co-head of fund research says.MORE»