Investment Insights February 2019

Global markets are off to a promising start this year. However, an equally impressive start to 2018 resulted in one of the worst years in a decade (ending with global stock markets tumbling by nearly 13% in the last quarter). What is the 2019 outlook, and will market volatility likely to continue this year?   

Watch an interview with Philip Houghton-Brown and Robert Kavanagh discussing:

• What contributed to market volatility in 2018 

• Impact of US & UK politics on investors

• How Mercer’s funds performed above the benchmark with diversified investment approach

• The market outlook for 2019


Mercer NZ Periodic Table of Investment Returns

Mercer’s team of experts based in 40 countries around the globe, including New Zealand, monitor global and local events and bring you the latest updates.  We also produce an investment report each month covering the Mercer KiwiSaver scheme, Mercer Super Trust and Mercer FlexiSaver, which includes returns for each of the seven funds. You can read the report here.


28 February 2019