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. Here's what influenced the markets last month:


Global bond yields continue an upward trajectory and are significantly higher than this time three months ago.

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The tables below show the performance of our KiwiSaver and investment funds to the end of November 2019.

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