Cashing in: Low interest rates have contributed to revenue rising over the past five years

The Financial Asset Investing industry consists of units and funds that invest their own money, primarily investing in financial assets such as shares and bonds. The performance of domestic and international financial markets largely dictates industry revenue. Strong domestic sharemarket performance and a significant rise in industry participation have fuelled industry revenue growth over the past five years. Overall, industry revenue is expected to rise at an annualised 0.3% over the five years through 2018-19, to $26.3 billion. Industry revenue is anticipated to rise by 6.3% in the current year as the sharemarket continues to rise despite a correction in October more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry revenue has risen slightly from a high base over the past five years
  • Despite revenue increasing, industry profitability has fallen over the past five years
  • Industry players are anticipated to face stronger competition from retirement schemes
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Financial Asset Investing industry exhibits low market share concentration. No single company is estimated to hold a market share of over 5% in the industry. The industry includes numerous smaller players, which invest in shares, bonds, cash and other financial assets through a range of different investment vehicles. The industry's low capital requirements make it fairly simple for any individual or company to set up an enterprise, which contributes to the industry's fragmented nature. Market share concentration has remained low and steady over the past five years...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Financial Asset Investing Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Financial Asset Investing are:

  • Having a well-defined strategy/goal
  • Management of a high quality assets portfolio
  • Understanding government policies and their implications
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as NZX 50 index and MSCI World Index in the Financial Asset Investing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Financial Asset Investing in New Zealand Industry?

    The industry consists of trusts that primarily invest money on their own account in predominantly financial assets, including mortgages. The industry also includes investment-type unit trusts that hold financial assets. The funds of unlisted and listed property unit trusts and units providing benefits through superannuation funds are excluded from the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Wholesale trusts
  • Retail unit trusts
  • Cash management trusts
  • Other investment vehicles
  • Industry Activities
  • Investment operation (own account)
  • Unit trust operation (except trust management on a commission or fee basis)
  • Holding company operation
  • Charitable or education trust operation
  • Friendly society operation
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • NZX 50 index
  • MSCI World Index
  • year bond rate
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Domestic sharemarket volatility
  • Fees and profitability
  • Falling cash rate
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Competition for funds
  • Market conditions
  • Table: Financial Asset Investing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Financial Asset Investing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Life Insurance in New Zealand
  • Health Insurance in New Zealand
  • General Insurance in New Zealand
  • Consumers in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Funds Management and Other Investment Services in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Wholesale trusts
  • Retail unit trusts
  • Cash management trusts
  • Other investment vehicles
  • Chart: Financial Asset Investing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Corporations
  • Retail investors
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Financial Asset Investing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Financial Asset Investing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Financial Asset Investing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Financial Asset Investing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Financial Asset Investing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A class of companies that use technology to make financial services more efficient.
  • Kiwisaver
  • A voluntary, work-based retirement savings initiative that provides members with benefits such as tax credits.
  • Sophisticated Investor
  • A high net worth individual with experience in investing.
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