Budget 2020:Challenges and opportunities

NZ recently announced Budget 2020, including the plan of issuing 60 billion bonds. What are the challenges and opportunities behind these moves.

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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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Understand Market Cycles

Get a basic understanding of how share market cycles work, the types of asset classes there are and how they are affected by market fluctuations.

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COVID-19 Investor Update

Movements in the financial markets caused by the spread of COVID 19 have had a significant impact on many New Zealanders' including members of the Mercer Super Trust

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Investors Benefit from 2019

The investment universe is made up of various asset classes. In order to pursue desired portfolio outcomes over time, the goal is to allocate to a selection of these components

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Coronavirus Impact on Investors

In the last few days of February and first few days of March, shares and other riskier assets have fallen in value as a result of increasing concerns about the novel coronavirus.

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2019 Year In Review

Despite the bumps felt along the way, the past year proved to be markedly positive for investors.

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Trade wars and uncertainty rule markets

After a month of record local highs and a US rate cut, financial markets are now focused on the continuing US-China trade tensions and uncertainty around Brexit.

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Staffing comes to smartphones

Recruitment apps can do in moments what might take the average HR department weeks. Here’s how technology is revitalising the search for talent.

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My balance is going down

Should I be concerned? In mid-October, global share markets went through another downturn, before a moderate rebound over the next few days.

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ABC of useful terms

Glossary to help you increase your knowledge of terminology in the financial world. It is filled with the most common terms.

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10 Years After the GFC

With the 10th anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers upon us, it is instructive to look back and ask ourselves what we have learned

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