Your guide to investing in shares, bonds, funds, and peer to peer lending in NZ
Funds are not a standalone asset class, but rather a scheme where lots of investors put their money together, and then have the money invested into lots of different assets like shares, bonds, or cash – giving you lots of diversification at once. There are many types of funds, for example, active funds (where there is a professional fund manager who decides where and how to invest the money), and passive funds (where the money in the fund is invested in a market index e.g. Top 50 companies in the NZ market).
InvestNow, Sharesies, Simplicty, Smartshares, Kernel, Hatch, and ASB Securities. Whether you've been investing for a while, or you're new, you've probably heard of these popular New Zealand investment services. They ... Open article
Sharesies and Hatch are New Zealand's friendly faces of investing, and are both fantastic services that have brought ETF investing much closer to everyday Kiwis. ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds) are ... Open article
When thinking about investing your hard earned money, it is understandable (and a good thing!) to question whether the investment provider you want to use such as InvestNow and Sharesies ... Open article