Investment Insights October 2018

This quarter Mercer’s funds benefited from the strong performance in the share markets, resulting in very strong returns over the past twelve months. Company profits in the United States supporting a rally in the developed markets assisting these strong performance returns.

Watch an interview with Philip Houghton-Brown and Leah Keys discussing:

  • The strong performance of Mercer’s funds.

  • Key lessons following the 10 year anniversary of the Global Financial Crisis including diversification and active management. Read more here.

  • The impact of emerging markets on New Zealand investors.



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