KiwiSaver funds with allocations to defensive assets are starting to shine again, new data shows.
For a number of years now, aggressive and growth funds with heavy allocations to equities have been the star performers.
But the latest Morningstar survey, for the June quarter, showed more conservative options gaining ground amid international jitters.
Most KiwiSaver funds had a positive quarter.
Morningstar’s Australasia director of manager research ratings Kathryn Young said investors who were most exposed to defensive or domestic assets did best...MORE»
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