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Bond investors can’t rest on their benchmarks

1 May 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: Active management has a proven edge in the bond market, according to a new study by global fixed income giant PIMCO, where almost two-thirds of index-ignorers have outperformed passive peers in the US. More>  

Willis Towers Watson creeps towards funds management model

1 May 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: Willis Towers Watson is morphing into a fund manager, just as its main global competitors have done. And it is going to try to do it as a seamless offering in a spectrum of services for big super fund clients. Good luck with that. More>  

AMP Capital wins new money from Cigna Life

1 May 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: Cigna Life Insurance NZ has handed AMP Capital a local fixed income mandate of more than $100 million. More>  

10 Funds That Beat the Market Over 15 Years

28 April 2017

While it's true that most funds won't beat market indexes over long stretches after accounting for fees, here's a closer look at a handful of Morningstar Medalists that did. More>  

Are High-Yield ETFs Junk?

28 April 2017

Morningstar: The high-yield bond market poses unique challenges to index funds that make an active approach more attractive. More>  

The Best Investments--Anywhere

28 April 2017

Panelists from the Morningstar Investment Conference discuss where they are finding the best opportunities around the globe. More>  

Hedge Fund Flows Rebound in 2017

21 April 2017

Institutional Investor: The industry is achieving higher performance — with a few outliers even reporting three-digit returns — and investors are coming back. More>  

NZ Super Fund performance report for March 2017

21 April 2017

The New Zealand Superannuation Fund has released its performance and portfolio report for March 2017. More>  

Value investing now back in favour

19 April 2017

Nikkoam During the 2016 December quarter, we witnessed the value style stage a partial recovery after having underperformed for at least two years or so. Is this as good as it gets? Or will value continue to outperform after its initial recovery, after having being in the wilderness for some time? More>  

International fund company layoffs

19 April 2017

Morningstar: Layoffs have recently surged among active managers, as investors continue to shift assets to passive funds. In 2016, a record $340 billion poured out of active funds, while passive funds gained $505 billion. More>