25/07/2011 | 1:34 PM Welcome to Morningstar. This new look website is designed to communicate our opinion and analysis on managed funds including KiwiSaver, in New Zealand.
31/07/2014 | 1:34 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.
1/10/2014 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 PM China's GDP uptick comforted many investors, but according to Morningstar's Dan Rohr, it shouldn't have.
19/09/2014 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 PM Japan continues to offer a number of interesting value opportunities in individual stocks despite the perceived economic risks.
3/07/2014 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 PM The US economic resurgence will surprise investors, Fidelity's Dominic Rossi says.
7/05/2014 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 PM Morningstar is pleased to announce the winners of the New Zealand Morningstar Awards 2014.
10/03/2014 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 PM Pimco's Bill Gross says the manager will triumph in the "new bond wars" as investors flee bonds.
29/07/2013 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 PM Leaps in lending, bubbling property prices and ghost cities are feeding worries about the stability of China's financial sector.
6/06/2013 | 1:34 PM This article takes a look into how currency hedging is implemented in managed funds.
14/06/2013 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 PM Investors can expect some sort of haircut to their investment holdings following central bank action, Pimco's Bill Gross says.
21/01/2013 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 PM The virtual currency created a worldwide buzz following the crisis in Cyprus, but is it a legitimate form of currency?
29/04/2013 | 1:34 PM Powerful structural trends are supporting developed stocks, even if the macroeconomic news from the advanced world is bleak.
17/04/2013 | 1:34 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 | 1:34 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.
4/04/2013 | 1:34 PM 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.