Below you will find some recent articles either prepared by Martin or where he has commented on topical issues.
When the US sneezes, the rest of the world catches a cold. With this in mind, the Summer Investment Committee discusses what is happening in the US as it makes up over 50% of the total world share markets by value.
Martin Hawes asks: do you find market volatility 'interesting' or 'worrying'? Your tolerance for risk must pass the 'sleep test' and you may need to review the type of KiwiSaver fund you are in.
In this article Martin discusses why property investors should consider KiwiSaver and the benefit of having a diversified investment portfolio.
Interest.co.nz asked investors what they’d be looking for if the Government presented them with an infrastructure investment opportunity. Read the article to see Martin's thoughts on this topic.
In this article Rob Stock looks at the link between Donald Trump and KiwiSaver and Martin Hawes discusses three ways in which active management can be utilised.
Have a look at this interesting article from interest.co.nz, Martin Hawes and Jenee Tibshraeny cover an asset allocation scenario and discuss portfolio diversification.
Martin Hawes, is calling for the Government to go a step further in tweaking legislation to allow over 65-year-olds to join KiwiSaver.
Kiwis can dig into the performance of their KiwiSaver fund with a new tool released by investment watchdog the Financial Markets Authority.
The FMA has published KiwiSaver data in an interactive format to prompt discussion, engagement and debate on the relationship between investment risk, returns and fees.
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