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19/01/2015 | 12:31 PM  The Morningstar New Zealand retail website will redirect to our Australian site from 30 January 2015, giving customers access to a much broader and deeper source of information about New Zealand, Australian and global investments.

22/01/2015 | 12:31 PM  Investors across all KiwiSaver categories were rewarded in 2014, as both income and growth assets performed positively. However, the recent market strength is unlikely to be sustained in the future.

25/07/2011 | 12:31 PM  Welcome to Morningstar. This new look website is designed to communicate our opinion and analysis on managed funds including KiwiSaver, in New Zealand.

29/10/2014 | 12:31 PM  Morningstar has released its quarterly KiwiSaver Performance Survey, designed to help New Zealand investors assess the performance of their KiwiSaver superannuation options.

24/11/2014 | 12:31 PM  Will Japan's technical recession impact the profitability of the country's companies and lead to wider concerns about global growth?

17/11/2014 | 12:31 PM  Not all emerging markets have the same prospects. Those that have performed well over the past decade may not necessarily outperform over the next 10 years.

14/11/2014 | 12:31 PM  Greece has been in recession for six years now but is finally on track to turn things around, according to US Global Investors.

5/11/2014 | 12:31 PM  PIMCO's Daniel Ivascyn discusses the principles that frame the global bond manager's approach to actively managing risk and delivering returns for clients.

29/10/2014 | 12:31 PM  What common mistakes should investors avoid? Here are a few key behavioural finance lessons worth heeding.

31/07/2014 | 12:31 PM  The best-performing sectors came from outside New Zealand in the second quarter of 2014, again illustrating the importance of a well-diversified portfolio.

22/10/2014 | 12:31 PM  Sustainable, market-driven growth will transform China's economy from a tiger into a slower but steady elephant.

10/10/2014 | 12:31 PM  Can credible structural reform be implemented to remove impediments to the country's economic growth and awaken Japan Inc?

1/10/2014 | 12:31 PM  Energy cost advantages and improved productivity among American workers means investors who own shares in "great American companies" will continue to profit from those "business blessings".

24/09/2014 | 12:31 PM  China's GDP uptick comforted many investors, but according to Morningstar's Dan Rohr, it shouldn't have.

19/09/2014 | 12:31 PM  Warren Buffett continues to hold a big lead ahead of hedge funds. Scott Keller from US-based advice business Truepoint Wealth Counsel explores why this is the case.

1/09/2014 | 12:31 PM  Despite the noise, now is not the time to doubt Europe. Why? The simple answer is that geopolitical concerns are masking underlying company improvement.

25/08/2014 | 12:31 PM  Could current market challenges morph into a shock as damaging as the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008? Fidelity's Michael Collins outlines what you should and perhaps shouldn't worry about.

11/08/2014 | 12:31 PM  Elevated geopolitical risks continue to remain on investors' radar screens but financial markets seem to be in a parallel universe, MLC Investments' Brian Parker says.

25/07/2014 | 12:31 PM  Rebalancing is far from irreversible as global unsteadiness could re-emerge once developed economies resume growing and import more, Fidelity's Michael Collins says.

15/07/2014 | 12:31 PM  Many investors think the Yellen Fed is too focused on long-term unemployment and fret that the US central bank will be slow to respond to any inflationary threat.

11/07/2014 | 12:31 PM  Japan continues to offer a number of interesting value opportunities in individual stocks despite the perceived economic risks.

3/07/2014 | 12:31 PM  Equity analysts at the inaugural Morningstar Investment Conference in Asia remain bullish on China despite concerns over slower growth and corporate governance.

23/06/2014 | 12:31 PM  The PIMCO founder talks about the direction for real interest rates, the firm's three-pronged investing template, and his portrayal in the press.

16/06/2014 | 12:31 PM  Investors should understand their risk tolerance before making any decisions on how their assets should be invested, FinaMetrica's Geoff Davey says.

5/06/2014 | 12:31 PM  Bond manager PIMCO shares its long-term outlook for the world's largest economic zone and explains how policy responses may shape Europe over the coming three to five years.

26/05/2014 | 12:31 PM  The newly-elected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to transform India into an economically vibrant country, opening up opportunities for investors.

21/05/2014 | 12:31 PM  The US economic resurgence will surprise investors, Fidelity's Dominic Rossi says.

7/05/2014 | 12:31 PM  Asset markets are not bubbly, just low-returning, and investors may need to look at different areas of risk-taking for higher returns, PIMCO's Bill Gross says.

1/05/2014 | 12:31 PM  Africa has been one of the world's fastest-growing regions in the past decade and companies are set to benefit further from an improved political landscape, T Rowe Price's Oliver Bell says.

30/04/2014 | 12:31 PM  The NZX posted a very strong three-month result, allowing the KiwiSaver providers with large domestic equity exposure to outperform the pack.

15/04/2014 | 12:31 PM  US growth offers a tailwind for the region but the Federal Reserve must convince markets of its credibility as it exits quantitative easing, PIMCO says.

1/04/2014 | 12:31 PM  Markets should not downplay the significance of the events in Russia as it may just be "spring training" for Putin's hardball tactics, Eaton Vance's Michael Cirami says.

25/03/2014 | 12:31 PM  Lingering misconceptions remain around China's indebtedness and ongoing reforms, so is the country on a sustainable path to economic growth?

20/03/2014 | 12:31 PM  Satyajit Das takes a closer look at the reality behind the $2-trillion growth target for advanced economies following the recent G-20 meeting.

27/02/2014 | 12:31 PM  Morningstar is pleased to announce the winners of the New Zealand Morningstar Awards 2014.

10/03/2014 | 12:31 PM  The impact of rising commodity prices, as a result of events in Ukraine, could have a knock-on effect on sentiment and growth.

4/03/2014 | 12:31 PM  The developed world confronts languid growth while the longer-term challenge for policymakers is what happens if another recession hits, Fidelity's Michael Collins says.

26/02/2014 | 12:31 PM  While credit growth is slowing, don't be a pig in a highly levered global marketplace as there is still risk out there, PIMCO's Bill Gross says.

29/01/2014 | 12:31 PM  Morningstar has released its quarterly KiwiSaver Performance Survey, designed to help New Zealand investors assess the performance of their KiwiSaver superannuation options.

6/02/2014 | 12:31 PM  It has been a hard start to the year, especially for emerging markets, but the latest dislocation is a healthy part of the cycle and the risk-on trade remains intact.

24/01/2014 | 12:31 PM  Germany's economic power and financial strength may be overstated as the nation still faces significant economic challenges, argues Satyajit Das.

23/01/2014 | 12:31 PM  China's comprehensive economic plan to overhaul the country's economy by 2020 can be boiled down to six major points.

10/12/2013 | 12:31 PM  China's third plenary session of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party was all about addressing the country's dark secret - it has a growth problem.

24/10/2013 | 12:31 PM  Many KiwiSaver options benefitted from the New Zealand share market's strong run during the September quarter, as growth assets again largely outshone their income counterparts.

31/07/2013 | 12:31 PM  Large fixed-interest exposures felt the impact of the sharp increase in bond yields, while the NZ dollar's fall enhanced the return of global equities.

30/04/2013 | 12:31 PM  Morningstar has released its quarterly KiwiSaver Performance Survey, designed to help New Zealand investors assess the performance of their KiwiSaver superannuation options.

1/10/2013 | 12:31 PM  Markets have been consumed with news regarding the "taper" debate but investors should return their focus to Japan, which continues to make gains.

19/09/2013 | 12:31 PM  Invast Financial Services' Peter Esho says his bullish view will not be shaken by short-term movements or news flow, but by what the Chinese central government is doing in terms of policy.

13/08/2013 | 12:31 PM  Pimco's Bill Gross says the manager will triumph in the "new bond wars" as investors flee bonds.

29/07/2013 | 12:31 PM  The recent poor performance of gold has resulted in claims it is now a "broken" investment vehicle, but should investors be writing it off at this point?

18/07/2013 | 12:31 PM  "Inflationistas" remain concerned about warnings of out-of-control inflation but the real risk could lie in deflation, according to Fidelity's Michael Collins.

8/07/2013 | 12:31 PM  Many analysts outside Germany worry that Merkel's calls for grand solutions to Europe's woes are just a cover for German reluctance to foot steeper rescue bills.

2/07/2013 | 12:31 PM  Should bond investors jump overboard? Pimco's Bill Gross doesn't think so - and not because he wants to keep them on board.

25/06/2013 | 12:31 PM  The US has been able to face down economic challenges in the past and should continue to do so in the future.

18/06/2013 | 12:31 PM  Leaps in lending, bubbling property prices and ghost cities are feeding worries about the stability of China's financial sector.

6/06/2013 | 12:31 PM  This article takes a look into how currency hedging is implemented in managed funds.

14/06/2013 | 12:31 PM  The actions of central banks around the world are simply not working and could be part of the problem, not the solution, Pimco's Bill Gross says.

11/06/2013 | 12:31 PM  Some markets do appear to have a weak pulse right now, but any number of catalysts could act as a jump start.

23/04/2013 | 12:31 PM  How would regulatory changes affect the potential value and profitability of the Mighty River Power IPO? Read Morningstar's independent research report for all the answers.

31/05/2013 | 12:31 PM  Nigeria, Kenya and Myanmar are among those emerging economies offering the most potential, while BRIC nations continue to offer strong growth.

24/05/2013 | 12:31 PM  A policy of devaluation to attain prosperity is ultimately flawed, especially when all major nations implement similar policies, according to Satyajit Das.

24/05/2013 | 12:31 PM  Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is hoping his brand of economics will end the country's time as the textbook model of how asset bubbles can debilitate an economy.

13/05/2013 | 12:31 PM  Investors can expect some sort of haircut to their investment holdings following central bank action, Pimco's Bill Gross says.

21/01/2013 | 12:31 PM  2012 was a banner year for growth assets, and KiwiSaver schemes with strong tilts to shares and listed property did particularly well.

30/04/2013 | 12:31 PM  The virtual currency created a worldwide buzz following the crisis in Cyprus, but is it a legitimate form of currency?

29/04/2013 | 12:31 PM  Powerful structural trends are supporting developed stocks, even if the macroeconomic news from the advanced world is bleak.

17/04/2013 | 12:31 PM  Recent price movements in the price of gold has emphasised that the concept of gold as a general insurance policy against systemic risks is dangerous, especially today.

16/04/2013 | 12:31 PM  There is definitely a growing risk that the eurozone as a whole, and particular countries such as Italy, are beginning to see similar problems to Japan.

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