ANZ Cash Fund

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Type: Defensive fund
Past Returns: 1.20%

Average annual returns over the past 3 years, after fees and taxes. * indicates less than 3 years of data.

Annual Fees: 0.23%

Annual fees, including management and administration fees, but not membership fee.

The graph below shows the percentage of the fund invested in each of the worst issues of concern to New Zealanders. Below the graph are listed all the companies this fund invests in, by issue of concern.

This fund has no investments in issues of concern


This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to Wed March 31st 2021 and Mindful Money analysis of funds within those portfolios. The list of companies of concern has been drawn from ratings agencies and public sources, including the Norwegian Sovereign Fund, NZ Super Fund, Sustainalytics and research organisations.

Please note that companies may breach more than one of these areas of concern.

Mindful Money uses the term Mindful Funds as our standard for ethical investment and responsible investment. This does not imply that other funds are unethical or that the fund providers that do not meet these standards are unethical providers.

Past annual returns for this fund are after fees and taxes. Please note that higher past returns do not always mean higher future returns.

Year Market Average Fund Annual Return
2021 1.53% 0.62%
2020 1.60% 1.32%
2019 2.29% 1.66%
2018 2.00% 1.61%
2017 1.53% 1.67%
2016 2.72% 2.2%
2015 4.23% 2.67%
2014 2.00% 2.09%
2013 3.15% 2.07%
2012 3.62% 2.19%

The market average is the average return for funds of the same risk category, sourced from the Commission for Financial Capability's Sorted website. The fund information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to Wed June 30th 2021.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • ASB Registered Certificate Of Deposit 10/09/21
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1+
    2.77%
  • ASB Registered Certificate Of Deposit 30/09/21
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1+
    2.68%
  • Westpac Term Deposit 20/9/21 0.705%
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1+
    2.6%
  • ASB Registered Certificate Of Deposit 03/09/2021
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1+
    2.37%
  • BNZ Registered Certificate Of Deposit 21/11/21
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1+
    2.13%
  • ASB Registered Certificate Of Deposit 28/09/21
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1+
    2.11%
  • ASB Bank Floating Rate Note 22/2/22
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    1.69%
  • Bank Of Tokyo Mitsubishi Australia 09/12/2021
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1
    1.66%
  • BNZ Registered Certificate Of Deposit 23/07/21
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1+
    1.48%
  • ASB Registered Certificate Of Deposit 27/09/21
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1+
    1.48%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register Wed June 30th 2021.

How the money in this fund is invested against the fund's targets.

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 100.0% 100.0%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
International Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
Australasian Equities 0.0% 0.0%
International Equities 0.0% 0.0%
Listed Properties 0.0% 0.0%
Unlisted Properties 0.0% 0.0%
Other 0.0% 0.0%
Commodities 0.0% 0.0%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to Wed June 30th 2021.

Does this fund exclude companies that cause deep concern to New Zealanders? The first column shows if the fund has a credible policy to exclude the issue. The second column shows if there are any current investments (source: Mindful Money research).

The Fund may have investments that are not consistent with their exclusions policy because they are still in the process of implementing their policy.

  • Issue of concern
    Does this fund say it excludes this?
    Actual holdings
  • Adult Entertainment/Pornography:
    0.00%
  • Alcohol:
    0.00%
  • Animal Testing:
    0.00%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    0.00%
  • Gambling:
    0.00%
  • GMOs:
    0.00%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    0.00%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.00%
  • Tobacco:
    0.00%
  • Weapons:
    0.00%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to Wed March 31st 2021 and Mindful Money analysis of funds within those portfolios. The list of companies of concern has been drawn from ratings agencies and public sources, including the Norwegian Sovereign Fund, NZ Super Fund, Sustainalytics and research organisations.

Note that the fund’s exclusions policy may not be consistent with its portfolio holdings because the fund might be still implementing its policy change or their policy may be less stringent than the definitions applied by Mindful Money.

Note that many KiwiSaver funds exclude controversial weapons. However, the category of Weapons used in this analysis is broader in scope, covering all munitions, firearms and military weapons. Similarly Mindful Money uses a broader scope for fossil fuels than the government’s rules for default KiwiSaver funds. The full definitions used in the Mindful Money analysis are here.

In their own words

"The Cash Fund invests mainly in cash and cash equivalents. These may include investments issued by New Zealand-registered banks the New Zealand Government corporations or local authorities or non-New Zealand governments.The Cash Fund aims to achieve (after the fund charge and before tax) over the long-term a yearly return in line with the relevant market index."

Value $760M NZD
Period of data report Wed June 30th 2021
Members 42,982
Fund started Tue Aug. 12th 2008
Total annual fund fees 0.23%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 0.19%
Other management and administration charges 0.04%
Total other charges 18.0
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

Paul Huxford

Currently: Chief Investment Officer New Zealand (3 years, 0 months)
Previously: Acting Chief Investment Officer ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited (0 years, 3 months)

Iain Cox

Currently: Head of Australasian Fixed Interest and Cash (7 years, 4 months)
Previously: Senior Fixed Interest Analyst ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited (2 years, 10 months)

Mia Prkusic

Currently: Fund Manager Fixed Interest (1 years, 10 months)
Previously: Assistant Portfolio Manager ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited (1 years, 5 months)

Ray Jack

Currently: Senior Research Analyst (0 years, 5 months)
Previously: Credit Analyst ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited (5 years, 5 months)

Juliette Varuhas

Currently: Fixed Interest Analyst (0 years, 10 months)
Previously: Implementation Analyst ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited (3 years, 0 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to Wed June 30th 2021.

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