BNZ KiwiSaver Cash Fund

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Type: Defensive fund
Past Returns: 1.57%

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

Annual Fees: 0.3%

Annual fees, including any membership and % management 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 data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to Tue June 30th 2020 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 and research organisations.

A summary of this fund and its details.

Number FND514
Name BNZ KiwiSaver Cash Fund
Risk profile Defensive fund
Description The Cash Fund invests in income assets which generally have lower risks and returns, including New Zealand short term cash securities (on call bank deposits) and cash equivalent securities (bank term deposits, bonds, bills and floating rate notes with maturities less than 365 days). It aims to achieve stable returns over the short term.
Value $240M NZD
Members 18,271
Market index description based on the Bloomberg NZBond Bank Bill index
Period of data report Tue June 30th 2020
Fund started Mon Feb. 11th 2013
Three-year average return 1.57%
Market index past year return 1.14%
Past year return net of charges and tax 1.16%
Past year return net of charges gross of tax 1.59%
Market index return since fund started 2.38%
Return since fund started net 1.83%
Total annual fund fees 0.3%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 0.3%
Administration charges 0.0%
Total other charges 1.95
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

  • Christine Yates

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (0 years, 8 months)
    Previously: Chief Customer Officer, Private Wealth and Insurances, BNZ (current position) (1 years, 4 months)

  • Christine Yates

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (0 years, 8 months)
    Previously: Chief Customer Officer, Private Wealth and Insurances, BNZ (current position) (1 years, 4 months)

  • Christine Yates

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (0 years, 8 months)
    Previously: Chief Customer Officer, Private Wealth and Insurances, BNZ (current position) (1 years, 4 months)

  • Christine Yates

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (0 years, 8 months)
    Previously: Chief Customer Officer, Private Wealth and Insurances, BNZ (current position) (1 years, 4 months)

  • Christine Yates

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (0 years, 8 months)
    Previously: Chief Customer Officer, Private Wealth and Insurances, BNZ (current position) (1 years, 4 months)

  • Christine Yates

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (0 years, 8 months)
    Previously: Chief Customer Officer, Private Wealth and Insurances, BNZ (current position) (1 years, 4 months)

  • Hayley Cassidy

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (1 years, 2 months)
    Previously: Chief General Counsel, BNZ (current position) (1 years, 3 months)

  • Hayley Cassidy

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (1 years, 2 months)
    Previously: Chief General Counsel, BNZ (current position) (1 years, 3 months)

  • Hayley Cassidy

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (1 years, 2 months)
    Previously: Chief General Counsel, BNZ (current position) (1 years, 3 months)

  • Hayley Cassidy

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (1 years, 2 months)
    Previously: Chief General Counsel, BNZ (current position) (1 years, 3 months)

  • Hayley Cassidy

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (1 years, 2 months)
    Previously: Chief General Counsel, BNZ (current position) (1 years, 3 months)

  • Hayley Cassidy

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (1 years, 2 months)
    Previously: Chief General Counsel, BNZ (current position) (1 years, 3 months)

  • Paul Richardson

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (0 years, 7 months)
    Previously: Chief Investment Officer/Executive Director, Mint Asset Management Limited (4 years, 8 months)

  • Paul Richardson

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (0 years, 7 months)
    Previously: Chief Investment Officer/Executive Director, Mint Asset Management Limited (4 years, 8 months)

  • Paul Richardson

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (0 years, 7 months)
    Previously: Chief Investment Officer/Executive Director, Mint Asset Management Limited (4 years, 8 months)

  • Paul Richardson

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (0 years, 7 months)
    Previously: Chief Investment Officer/Executive Director, Mint Asset Management Limited (4 years, 8 months)

  • Paul Richardson

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (0 years, 7 months)
    Previously: Chief Investment Officer/Executive Director, Mint Asset Management Limited (4 years, 8 months)

  • Paul Richardson

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (0 years, 7 months)
    Previously: Chief Investment Officer/Executive Director, Mint Asset Management Limited (4 years, 8 months)

  • Richard Ansell

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (1 years, 4 months)
    Previously: Chair, BNZ Investment Review Committee (0 years, 10 months)

  • Richard Ansell

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (1 years, 4 months)
    Previously: Chair, BNZ Investment Review Committee (0 years, 10 months)

  • Richard Ansell

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (1 years, 4 months)
    Previously: Chair, BNZ Investment Review Committee (0 years, 10 months)

  • Richard Ansell

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (1 years, 4 months)
    Previously: Chair, BNZ Investment Review Committee (0 years, 10 months)

  • Richard Ansell

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (1 years, 4 months)
    Previously: Chair, BNZ Investment Review Committee (0 years, 10 months)

  • Richard Ansell

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (1 years, 4 months)
    Previously: Chair, BNZ Investment Review Committee (0 years, 10 months)

  • Richard Morath

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (7 years, 0 months)
    Previously: Non-Executive Director, BNZ Life Insurance Limited (current position) (16 years, 7 months)

  • Richard Morath

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (7 years, 0 months)
    Previously: Non-Executive Director, BNZ Life Insurance Limited (current position) (16 years, 7 months)

  • Richard Morath

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (7 years, 0 months)
    Previously: Non-Executive Director, BNZ Life Insurance Limited (current position) (16 years, 7 months)

  • Richard Morath

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (7 years, 0 months)
    Previously: Non-Executive Director, BNZ Life Insurance Limited (current position) (16 years, 7 months)

  • Richard Morath

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (7 years, 0 months)
    Previously: Non-Executive Director, BNZ Life Insurance Limited (current position) (16 years, 7 months)

  • Richard Morath

    Currently: Director, BNZ Investment Services Limited (7 years, 0 months)
    Previously: Non-Executive Director, BNZ Life Insurance Limited (current position) (16 years, 7 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to Tue June 30th 2020.

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
2020 1.56% 1.34%
2019 2.36% 1.69%
2018 2.10% 1.68%
2017 1.65% 1.88%
2016 2.72% 1.95%
2015 4.23% 2.3%
2014 2.00% 2.37%

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 Tue June 30th 2020.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Auckland Council 4.017% 24/09/2020
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA
    4.56%
  • Mufg Bank Ltd Bank Account NZD
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A
    4.2%
  • ASB Bank Ltd Term Deposit 2.35% 17/09/2020
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    3.74%
  • ANZ Bank New Zealand Ltd 4.03% 25/09/2020
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA-
    3.4%
  • China Construction Bank (New Zealand) Limited Registered Certificate Of Deposit 09/06/2021
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest A
    2.6%
  • ANZ Bank New Zealand Ltd Floating Rate Note 21/12/2020
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA-
    2.55%
  • Bank Of New Zealand (BNZ) Term Deposit 2.45% 02/07/2020
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    2.15%
  • ANZ Bank New Zealand Ltd Term Deposit 1.77% 29/09/2020
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    2.12%
  • Rabobank New Zealand Ltd Registered Certificate Of Deposit 09/03/2021
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest A
    2.09%
  • Kiwibank Ltd Registered Certificate Of Deposit 10/11/2020
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest A
    2.09%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register 30 June 2020 .

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 30 June 2020 .

Does this fund have a policy to exclude any industries from its investments? The first column shows if the fund has a 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 Tue June 30th 2020 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 and research organisations.

Note that the fund’s intended exclusions may not be consistent with the analysis of the portfolio because of timing issues or because there are companies of concern in indirect investments by the fund.

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.

In their own words: "The Cash Fund invests in income assets which generally have lower risks and returns, including New Zealand short term cash securities (on call bank deposits) and cash equivalent securities (bank term deposits, bonds, bills and floating rate notes with maturities less than 365 days). It aims to achieve stable returns over the short term."

Download the fund's disclosure statement and portfolio holdings.

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