Investment Insights February 2023

2022 was another unpredictable year for investors and markets filled with many significant events globally and locally.

Mercer’s Chief Investment Officer, Padraig Brown and Investment Analyst, Leah Keys share insights from Mercer’s global network of investment experts covering:

  • A summary of how the markets performed over the final quarter of 2022.
  • The impact that interest rate rises has had on New Zealanders over the last 12 months.
  • The key themes we are expecting to see in the markets in 2023.

New Zealand Defence Force Savings Schemes offer you the choice of seven different investment options. If you’re not sure if your investment option is right for you, take our Fund Selector and/or call NZDF’s appointed financial advisers, Become Wealth, on 0508 BECOME (0508 232 663) or email them at

Mercer’s team of experts based in 40 countries around the globe, including New Zealand, monitor global and local events and bring you the latest updates.  We also produce an investment report each month covering the NZDF Savings Schemes, which includes returns for each of the seven funds in each scheme.

27 February 2023