Where in the world is your KiwiSaver?

Posted by Sam Goldwater in Kiwisaver, Retirement, Savings on

Taking a tour of the investments made by your KiwiSaver fund is like taking a tour of the world.

Falls in international sharemarkets are teaching KiwiSaver that their retirement savings aren't invested entirely in bank term deposits.

A decade after launch, KiwiSaver appears to still be a bit of a mystery to many people putting money into it from their pay packets.

A large chunk of KiwiSaver money is invested in company shares, and in interest-paying bonds, here in New Zealand.

But more than half of KiwiSaver money heads overseas giving KiwiSavers stakes in some of the world's largest, most successful companies.

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