Investment portfolios had a rather subdued month in September, capping off a very strong quarter driven by solid returns during the months of July and August. In fact, the US share market produced its best local currency quarterly return since 2013, with the S&P 500 up 7.2% for the September quarter.
It was a privilege to be able to present a whopping $25,799.10 to the Child Cancer Foundation as raised at this years' annual Lifetime conference. A huge thank you to all the staff and supporters who made this possible. Thank you also Kayelene and the team for the lovely cupcakes!
Since we started in 1998, Booster has always considered itself “Responsible” when looking after other people’s money. However over the past 20 years, more ways to do this have emerged. Within fixed interest investments, for example, this month saw the issue of the first certified “Green Bond” in NZ.