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Cash rates and investment returns

The current cash rate is 1.30% at 13 September 2019

Our Standard Investment Strategies provide capital growth, in addition to income. The following table shows our investment performance against standard industry benchmarks.

Cash Investment Strategy distributions are made monthly. Distributions for all other investment strategies are made bi-annually in July and January of each year.

Summary of Investment Returns* as at 31 July 2019:

3 months actual        12 months
actual         
3 years
annualised
5 years
annualised
7 years
annualised
10 years
annualised
Cash
Benchmark
Variance
0.49%
0.15%
0.34%
1.92%
0.89%
1.03%
1.84%
0.84%
1.00%
2.07%
1.06%
1.01%
2.47%
1.31%
1.16%
3.22%
1.97%
1.25%
Capital Stable
Benchmark
Variance
 1.75%
 2.29%
-0.54%
 3.41%
 5.77%
-2.36%
 3.77%
 3.96%
-0.19%
 4.06%
 4.07%
-0.01%
5.07%
4.84%
0.23%
5.38%
5.19%
0.19%
Balanced
Benchmark
Variance
 2.71%
 3.51%
-0.80%
 4.67%
 8.49%
-3.82%
5.69%
 6.30%
-0.61%
 5.94%
 6.15%
-0.21%
7.66%
7.57%
0.09%
7.39%
7.41%
-0.02%
Growth
Benchmark
Variance
 3.34%
3.91%
-0.57%
 5.03%
 8.88%
-3.85%
 7.20%
 7.81%
-0.61%
 7.18%
 7.15%
-0.03%
9.54%
 9.29%
0.25%
8.63%
8.39%
0.24%
Equities
Benchmark
Variance
4.75%
 5.07%
-0.32%
 5.17%
 9.63%
-4.46%
 10.20%
 11.04%
-0.84%
9.23%
8.98%
0.25%
12.61%
12.27%
0.34%
10.29%
9.62%
0.67%

* 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.

Common Fund Annual Reports

2017-18 Common Funds Annual Report (PDF, 4mb)

2016-17 Common Funds Annual Report (PDF, 3mb)

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

Quarterly Investment Reports

Quarterly Investment Report – Ending June 2019 (DOCX, 1003kb)
Quarterly Investment Report – Ending June 2019 (PDF, 912kb)

Quarterly Investment Report – Ending March 2019 (DOCX, 974kb)
Quarterly Investment Report – Ending March 2019 (PDF, 794kb)

Quarterly Investment Report – Ending December 2018 (DOCX, 976kb)
Quarterly Investment Report – Ending December 2018 (PDF, 570kb)

Quarterly Investment Report – Ending September 2018 (DOCX, 974kb)
Quarterly Investment Report – Ending September 2018 (PDF,807kb)