Insights overview

Keep up to date with our latest market insights

We are investment specialists – as part of Forsyth Barr, we have an over 80 year history in investment markets utilising world-class research. Our Investment Committee is chaired by Martin Hawes, a respected investment specialist.

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


Morning report

Want to keep in touch with what's happened in the markets overnight?

Read the morning report from Forsyth Barr. 


For my money

Are you a Summer KiwiSaver scheme member?
Read Martin Hawes' latest "For my money" article. 

Martin considers how hedging impacts on performance returns and discuss Summer's approach to the currency.

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Investor education

Martin looks at the place of bank deposits especially if you are going to need to access your money soon.

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For a plain English guide to KiwiSaver view the KiwiSaver Glossary put together by Workplace Savings NZ. 


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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Read our latest market update

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    • Most equity markets delivered healthy gains through the quarter, helped by better-than-expected company results, robust economic data, rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, and ongoing government stimulus.

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