The current Coronavirus scare is a salient lesson in why making investment decisions on this type of news is a dangerous game, with the odds stacked heavily against getting it right. Sam Stubbs says keep calm and carry on. Financial markets are hardwired to go up.
Coronavirus dents equity market confidence as fear of the unknown kicks in
Here's what influenced the markets last month:
US 10-year treasury yields fall below 1.
Ex Wellington Mayor Justin Lester joins Simplicity
Justin Lester, the former Mayor of Wellington, has joined Simplicity.
New Zealand sharemarket running red hot while Australian equities cool in December
The tables below show the performance of our KiwiSaver and Investment Funds to the end of December 2019.
Simplicity makes $150k donation to Kiwi charities as part of 3rd birthday celebrations
As part of its third birthday celebrations, the Simplicity Charitable...
Guaranteed Income Fund rate reset triggered by low interest rate environment
Falling interest rates have resulted in a rates reset for...
Simplicity disrupts mortgage market with NZ's cheapest home loan rate of 2.95% for first time buyers
It's our 3rd birthday %)
To celebrate, we're now offering first...
Now is the time to start investing in NZ's infrastructure
For central and local governments there's now an opportunity to...
Low-interest rate environment good news for bond yields
Bond heavy portfolios were the main winners last month as the RBNZ cut the official...
Simplicity makes $25,000 donation in support of tree planting efforts on Motutapu Island
"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years...
Lower for longer interest rates and trade wars continue to leave markets guessing
Australasian share markets were standouts in July with the NZX50...
Simplicity hits $1 billion and tops the performance charts
Today Simplicity hit a combined $1 billion in funds under...
How much debt is too much?
New Zealanders love borrowing.
What a difference a month can make! June markets rally on US posturing and confidence
Investors may have suffered from a bit of whiplash last...