Investment Insights July 2018

The share markets rebounded strongly in the past quarter, despite the market volatility in the beginning of 2018. All of Mercer’s funds have generated positive returns so far with growth assets like shares outperforming the more conservative options.

Watch an interview with Robert Kavanagh and Leah Keys discussing the global and local market impact from FANGs (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google), Trump’s trade tariffs and New Zealand’s minimum wage increase. This edition also discusses Mercer’s Responsible Investment Certification from RIAA.



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.

9 August 2018