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Investment Returns – Good news for shares

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Welcome to the spring issue of Investor News. In this edition we share news about changes we’re making to some of our portfolios and how we’re making it even easier to join the MAS KiwiSaver Plan. You’ll also learn about investment returns during the September quarter and our investment managers tell us what their outlook for financial markets is.

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The simple but important concepts of investments

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The mere mention of ‘investments’ is enough to glaze eyes and switch off brains. This is hardly surprising; an entire book has been devoted to demystifying the jargon, acronyms and terminology of investments. While the complexities are seemingly endless, understanding a few simple concepts will go a long way in helping you achieve financial success.

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Confidence Returns

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Returns bounced back from the previous weak quarter as investors became more confident that the earlier slowdown in global growth was temporary and company earnings in the major share market’s exceeded expectations. It wasn’t all good news though as by quarter end the escalating trade dispute between the United States and both China and the European Union raised fears of a damage to global economic growth.

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