NEW ZEALAND - KiwiSaver funds posted positive returns for the first quarter of 2011, with the meidan KiwiSaver growth fund returning 3.8% and the more conservative default median fund returning 1.6%, according to Mercer's KiwiSaver survey.
Funds with a higher allocation to shares and property performed best, Mercer's data showed. The best performing fund for the quarter was Fidelity Life Aggressive Growth Fund which returned 5.6% for...
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand Superannuation fund has returned -11% for the third quarter of 2011.
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand Superannuation Fund rose by 25% in the year to June to hit a new high of NZ$19.03bn ($14bn), its annual report shows.
AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND - Northern Trust has appointed Rohan Singh as managing director of its Australia and New Zealand business.
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand Superannuation fund has returned 25.05% for its fiscal year ending June 2011.
NEW ZEALAND - More than half (57%) of New Zealanders believe that KiwiSaver membership should be compulsory, according to research released by the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia).