Media articles

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

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How can we marry KiwiSaver funds looking for yield with Government infrastructure projects looking for funding?

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.

Stuff: KiwiSavers for Trump

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.

Should you invest in an asset class at a bad time in the market cycle just to achieve diversification? Jenée Tibshraeny asks Martin Hawes

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.  

Is it fair that if you keep working when you're over 65 your employer doesn't have to contribute to your KiwiSaver account? Martin Hawes thinks not and wants a law change

Martin Hawes, is calling for the Government to go a step further in tweaking legislation to allow over 65-year-olds to join KiwiSaver. 

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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