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Markets & Economy

Investment Insights July 2022

The second quarter of 2022 saw a continued mix of difficult macro-economic and geopolitical conditions.

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Investment Insights April 2022

Two key themes are driving markets at the moment. These are inflation and the invasion of Ukraine by Russia.

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Ukraine crisis and its implications

An update of the Ukraine crisis on financial markets.

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KiwiSaver & Retirement

KiwiSaver Government contribution

Check if you are on track before 30 June 2022.

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Administration fee removal update

Mercer KiwiSaver scheme – Administration fee is removed for all members.

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Best Value for Money

Mercer KiwiSaver scheme is rated Platinum again, now eight years in a row from Super Ratings!

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Investments

Periodic Table of Investment Returns

The power of patience - Rocky start to year just a blip for longer-term investors.

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Contribution tax (esct) rules

The Government has introduced a new top personal income tax rate of 39% which will apply to personal annual income that exceeds $180,000 from 1 April 2021.

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Understanding Unit Prices

If you’re keen to better understand the impact of unit pricing on your scheme's balance, watch this short video.

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Responsible Investments

Responsible investment insights - Mercer NZ
Responsible investment update

Watch our special edition of Investment Insights with Philip Houghton-Brown and Tatiana Mes discussing Mercer’s responsible investment approach.

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Climate Pressure

Humanity has about a decade to avoid the worst effects of climate change, according to the latest report from the world’s leading body of climate change experts.

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10 of the world’s greenest destinations

From Singapore to Slovenia, here are 10 of the world's greenest places setting the pace for nurturing environmental and cultural sustainability.

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Lifestyle

Christmas Spending Hacks

With Christmas coming up quickly it can take us by surprise and take a hard hit on the wallet if we’re not prepare.

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Finding time for mental health

With lockdowns widespread across New Zealand, this means an increased pressure and stress for all Kiwis.

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Get to know our team -Q&A with Tatiana

Here’s a short interview with Tatiana Mes, Principal Marketing and Communications Manager.

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