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Below you will find some recent articles either prepared by Martin or where he has commented on topical issues.

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NZ Herald: How is your KiwiSaver fund performing?
Kiwis can dig into the performance of their KiwiSaver fund with a new tool released by investment watchdog the Financial Markets Authority.

KiwiSaver Tracker
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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Martin's latest article: Don't put all your eggs in one investment basket

Stuff - November 19 2017

Have you ever wondered why it is that most big professional investors put a lot of their funds offshore?

Funds like the New Zealand Super Fund (aka the Cullen Fund) have big proportions of their cash invested internationally. In fact, the Super Fund has just 15 per cent of its $36 billion invested in New Zealand – the rest is offshore.

There are good reasons that big, professional investors invest a lot offshore.

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Previous articles 

Martin Hawes: Perfect storm forming against property investors, Stuff - November 5 2017

Martin Hawes: The worst time to sell, Stuff - October 29 2017

Martin Hawes: ''Buy and hold'' still the best strategy, Stuff - October 22 2017

Martin Hawes: Intensive care interest rates, Stuff - September 24 2017

Martin Hawes: Think yourself young, Stuff - September 10 2017

Martin Hawes: Fighting the fear of missing out, Stuff - September 3 2017

Martin Hawes: New bill spells out trust demands, Stuff, August 27 2017

Martin Hawes: Loving your future self, Stuff - August 20 2017

Martin Hawes: KiwiSaver strengthens the sharemarket, Stuff - August 13 2017

Martin Hawes: Trusting your assets is harder, Stuff - August 6 2017

Martin Hawes: A fair fee for a job well done, Stuff - July 30 2017

Martin Hawes: Investing amid the changing nature of retail, Stuff - July 23 2017

Martin Hawes: Every little helps you along to a comfy retirement, Stuff - July 16 2017

Martin Hawes: Happy anniversary KiwiSaver, Stuff - July 2 2017

 

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