Keep calm and carry on investing in the face of coronavirus ripples

27/02/2020
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.

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Coronavirus dents equity market confidence as fear of the unknown kicks in

13/02/2020
Here's what influenced the markets last month:

Bonds:

US 10-year treasury yields fall below 1.

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Ex Wellington Mayor Justin Lester joins Simplicity

28/01/2020
Justin Lester, the former Mayor of Wellington, has joined Simplicity.

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New Zealand sharemarket running red hot while Australian equities cool in December

22/01/2020
The tables below show the performance of our KiwiSaver and Investment Funds to the end of December 2019.

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Simplicity's approach to ethical investing and making a difference

01/07/2019
With the recent launch of new comparison sites rating KiwiSaver...
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Simplicity makes $55k donation to help boost Kiwi bird population

25/06/2019
At Simplicity, we're all about helping Kiwis.
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\"Sex and Power Report Card\" shows NZ Inc still has far to go on diversity in boardrooms

21/06/2019
Research on diversity among NZ's top 100 companies shows slow improvement with the private sector...
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Trade, tariffs and Trump wreak havoc on markets in May

12/06/2019
The Sell in May and go away cliche may be resonating with investors this month...
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Proposed Capital Gains Tax on KiwiSaver investments good news for lower income Kiwis

10/06/2019
Simplicity Research, a division of Simplicity NZ Ltd, has calculated the impact of the Tax...
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So how are you going to spend your $20 a week tax savings? Here's a thought...

10/06/2019
Good news for middle income NZ this week.
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KiwiSaver post 65; options to manage your investments into retirement

10/06/2019
Turning 65 is significant for a number of reasons the least of which, it's when...
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Borrowers left in the cold but bond holders showered with some autumnal warmth - April commentary

21/05/2019
If markets in March were moody, April can be best described as a contemplative month.
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Survey shows Kiwis corporates trailing individuals in generosity

16/05/2019
New research from nonprofit KiwiSaver manager Simplicity shows NZ companies give much less to charity...
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NZ’s first Guaranteed Income KiwiSaver Fund starting to fly

14/05/2019
After 18 months of ‘bedding down’, Simplicity's Guaranteed Income Fund is standing strong.
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