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25/07/2011 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  Will Japan's technical recession impact the profitability of the country's companies and lead to wider concerns about global growth?

17/11/2014 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  What common mistakes should investors avoid? Here are a few key behavioural finance lessons worth heeding.

31/07/2014 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  Sustainable, market-driven growth will transform China's economy from a tiger into a slower but steady elephant.

10/10/2014 | 10:40 AM  Can credible structural reform be implemented to remove impediments to the country's economic growth and awaken Japan Inc?

1/10/2014 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  China's GDP uptick comforted many investors, but according to Morningstar's Dan Rohr, it shouldn't have.

19/09/2014 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  Japan continues to offer a number of interesting value opportunities in individual stocks despite the perceived economic risks.

3/07/2014 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  The US economic resurgence will surprise investors, Fidelity's Dominic Rossi says.

7/05/2014 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  Lingering misconceptions remain around China's indebtedness and ongoing reforms, so is the country on a sustainable path to economic growth?

20/03/2014 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  Morningstar is pleased to announce the winners of the New Zealand Morningstar Awards 2014.

10/03/2014 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  Germany's economic power and financial strength may be overstated as the nation still faces significant economic challenges, argues Satyajit Das.

23/01/2014 | 10:40 AM  China's comprehensive economic plan to overhaul the country's economy by 2020 can be boiled down to six major points.

10/12/2013 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  Pimco's Bill Gross says the manager will triumph in the "new bond wars" as investors flee bonds.

29/07/2013 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  "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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  Leaps in lending, bubbling property prices and ghost cities are feeding worries about the stability of China's financial sector.

6/06/2013 | 10:40 AM  This article takes a look into how currency hedging is implemented in managed funds.

14/06/2013 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  Nigeria, Kenya and Myanmar are among those emerging economies offering the most potential, while BRIC nations continue to offer strong growth.

24/05/2013 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  Investors can expect some sort of haircut to their investment holdings following central bank action, Pimco's Bill Gross says.

21/01/2013 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  The virtual currency created a worldwide buzz following the crisis in Cyprus, but is it a legitimate form of currency?

29/04/2013 | 10:40 AM  Powerful structural trends are supporting developed stocks, even if the macroeconomic news from the advanced world is bleak.

17/04/2013 | 10:40 AM  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 | 10:40 AM  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.

4/04/2013 | 10:40 AM  Recent Chinese government measures to cool the property market could be the start of a broader tightening campaign. The "shadow banking" industry might be next in line for action.

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