About InvestNow

InvestNow is a specialist investment management company focused on meeting the specific needs and requirements of New Zealand investors and clients. Our objective is to provide our clients with access to world-class investment solutions and opportunities, while ensuring that these are easy to use and understand.

Fund Manager Updates

AMP Capital strategy changes

AMP Capital have advised us of the following changes in their investment strategies:

AMP Capital Responsible Investment Leaders (RIL) Funds

The international fixed interest component of the AMP RIL Funds (Conservative, Balanced and Growth) invest in the AMP Capital Global Fixed Interest Fund. This Fund is now closing and we are taking the opportunity to implement a new global fixed interest strategy. Further information is available here.

AMP Capital Hedged Global Fixed Interest Fund

AMP Capital has recently completed a review of its multi-manager global fixed interest […]

By | 2017-11-28T00:34:32+00:00 November 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Most Commonly Asked Questions

Can I receive my Passcode as a text message (instead of an e-mail)?

Yes you can, just follow these simple steps:

  1. Login to your InvestNow account.
  2. Click on the Profile icon – it’s the head and shoulders icon at the right hand end of the page.
  3. Click the “Edit” link alongside the “My details” option.
  4. Towards the bottom of the page there is another “Edit” link, for your login security preference.  Click this link and then select the “Send a security code to my mobile phone” option and […]
By | 2017-11-29T03:46:37+00:00 November 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Sunday Star Times – Braced for a correction

Thank you if you took part in our recent survey, where we asked customers how they would respond to a material correction in global equities.  It’s really important to us that our investors are asking themselves the “what-if” questions, so they are prepared for possible future events.

Rob Stock, Sunday Star Times, wrote a piece on what you told us.

Take a look at his spin on it here.

By | 2017-11-28T00:39:20+00:00 November 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Best supporting performance: why bonds should have a starring role in your portfolio

And the award for the best-performing asset class for the 10-year period ending June 2017 goes to (wait for the drum roll)…

GLOBAL BONDS!

A shock result perhaps, but this is no envelope malfunction à la La La Land.

According to Auckland-based consulting firm Melville Jessup Weaver (MJW), offshore bonds were the place to be for NZ investors from the onset of the global financial crisis (GFC) in September 2008 until almost exactly a decade later.

The MJW September 2017 quarter NZ investment survey, which plotted the performance of the five main asset classes […]

By | 2017-11-29T03:44:45+00:00 November 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

InvestNow survey finds clients ready to bear a market correction

This year the world celebrated – if that’s the right word – the 10th anniversary of the global financial crisis (GFC), when market bears roamed wild.

You can forget a lot in a decade, though, particularly as investment markets have been in an almost unending party mode since the immediate crisis was averted: the sky did not fall in, the GFC cloud moved on, the sun is still shining.

In the intervening 10 years virtually all asset classes have enjoyed summery conditions – albeit with regional variations and periodic lows – […]

By | 2017-10-31T01:56:22+00:00 October 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Welcome to our RaboDirect customers

For those that may have missed our exciting news from earlier in the month, we are really pleased to have acquired the managed funds product line from RaboDirect NZ.  We see this as a fantastic endorsement of the InvestNow service and have no doubt that the RaboDirect customers, who switch to InvestNow, will soon enjoy the same benefits as our current customers.

For the RaboDirect customers – welcome, we are really looking forward to having you on board.

We thought we’d take this opportunity to answer some […]

By | 2017-10-31T02:10:50+00:00 October 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Children’s Accounts

Many of our customers have asked if InvestNow offers accounts for children – the answer is simply, yes.

Due to the specific requirements around setting up these accounts, we recommend that customers contact us during the set up process and we will help them through it.

We can even do the whole set up process from our end if the required details are emailed to us.

Here is what is needed to set up a child’s account with InvestNow:

  • A unique email address for the child, and everyone linked to the account. […]
By | 2017-12-06T00:30:03+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Fund Manager Updates

We have recently received updates from AMP Capital, Mint Asset Management, Nikko Asset Management and Smartshares – please click below to read/review the relevant updates:

By | 2017-10-02T02:36:45+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments