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We are investment specialists – as part of Forsyth Barr, we have an over 80 year history in investment markets utilising world-class research.

Below we share our knowledge of investment markets via articles, research and market updates to keep you informed.


Morning report

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For my money

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Chief Investment Officer of Octagon Asset Management, Paul Robertshawe, has written extensively about the potential for an economic recession since the start of the year.

In this month’s For My Money, Paul considers the technical recession underway in most parts of the world, in addition to commenting on asset allocation and investment performance.

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Investor education

In this month’s Investor Education, Martin Hawes explores the place of shares in an investment portfolio.

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Forsyth Barr research

Exclusive for members of the Summer KiwiSaver scheme, keep up to date with what's happening in the world with research from Forsyth Barr's experienced team of research analysts.

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  • After a challenging first half to the year investors were given a reprieve in July with a strong rally in share markets. Global market indices ended up broadly flat for the past quarter. Read more >