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Cash rates and investment returns

The current cash rate is 1.80% at 20 October 2017

Our Standard Investment Strategies provide capital growth, in addition to income, and you can choose the investment strategy that best suits your needs. The following table shows our investment performance over an extended period and reflects favorably against standard industry benchmarks.

Cash Investment Strategy distributions are made monthly.

Distributions for all other strategies are made bi-annually in July and January of each year.

Summary of Investment Returns* as at 30 June 2017:

Performance 3 months Actual 12 months Actual 3 years Annualised 5 years Annualised
Cash
benchmark
variance
0.42%
0.19%
0.23%
1.85%
0.80%
1.05%
2.25%
1.22%
1.03%
2.76%
1.52%
1.24%
Capital Stable
benchmark
variance
0.88%
0.58%
0.30%
4.48%
3.26%
1.22%
4.25%
3.68%
0.57%
5.68%
4.98%
0.70%
Balanced
benchmark
variance
1.33%
0.75%
0.58%
7.05%
5.81%
1.24%
6.10%
5.41%
0.69%
8.53%
7.79%
0.74%
Growth
benchmark
variance
1.67%
0.69%
0.98%
9.71%
8.56%
1.15%
7.30%
6.30%
1.00%
10.61%
9.72%
0.89%
Equities
benchmark
variance
2.41%
0.42%
1.99%
15.93%
14.45%
1.48%
9.19%
7.78%
1.41%
13.88%
12.92%
0.96%

* After fees
The investment returns presented relate to past performance and must not be taken to imply that this predicts future returns of the funds. The information and opinions contained in this report have been compiled or are arrived at by Public Trustee from sources believed to be reliable and in good faith, but no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made as to their accuracy, completeness or correctness.

The information on this site is of a general nature. Before acting on any of the information, Public Trustee strongly recommends that you contact this Office to discuss your particular circumstances. Public Trustee does not accept any liability whatsoever for any direct or consequential loss arising from any usage of information herein contained.

Common Fund Annual Reports

2015-2016 Common Funds Annual Report (PDF, 4mb)

2014-2015 Common Funds Annual Report (PDF, 1mb)

2013-14 Common Funds Annual Report (PDF, 672kb

Quarterly Investment Reports

Quarterly Investment Report – Ending June 2017 (DOCX, 588kb)
Quarterly Investment Report – Ending June 2017 (PDF, 538kb)

Quarterly Investment Report – Ending March 2017 (DOCX, 756kb)
Quarterly Investment Report – Ending March 2017 (PDF, 542kb)

Quarterly Investment Report – Ending December 2016 (DOCX, 760kb)
Quarterly Investment Report – Ending December 2016 (PDF, 544kb)

Quarterly Investment Report – Ending September 2016 (DOCX, 519kb)
Quarterly Investment Report – Ending September 2016 (PDF, 540kb)