Investment Insights November 2020

2020 has been an extraordinary year for the global economy and we encourage you to watch our latest investment insights video. Covering Covid-19, historically low interest rates, Brexit and tensions between the US and China, our investments team discuss the key factors that could influence the direction of the global economy and your investment returns over the next few months and beyond.

Mercer’s Portfolio Manager, Robert Kavanagh shares insights from Mercer’s global network of investment experts covering:

  • What’s been driving the economic recovery since April this year?
  • What are the key factors and risks that will continue to impact investment returns for the rest of 2020 and 2021?
  • In this low interest rate environment, what it means for our Cash investments if the Reserve Bank of NZ reduces the cash rates further?
  • The importance of ensuring your investment strategy best matches your financial goals and investment timeframe.

Mercer offers you the choice of seven different investment options. If you’re not sure if your investment option is right for you, take our risk quiz  and/or contact one of our financial advisers by emailing or via our online form .

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 investment options. You can read the report here.


10 November 2020