A message from Mike: The economic melt up

Wednesday 7 February, 2018

In the last couple of weeks, the mainstream media has become interested in the performance of the stock market. I’ve been interviewed a few times to discuss the market “melt up” and asked, “does this mean that a crash is imminent?”

Are you ready for the melt-up?

Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Shares on Wall Street’s S&P 500 index have roared ahead to the strongest start since 1999 and optimism is back in vogue. But what is a melt-up? And more importantly, can it last for long in a bull market which is nearing its nine-year anniversary.

International Review: Continuously looking for golden nuggets

Wednesday 7 February, 2018

January, although usually a quiet month for New Zealand holiday goers, was busy for the international investment team.

Australasian Review: Christmas spending a benefit for Noni B

Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Key positive contributors to performance in January included Bravura Solutions, Adairs, Catapult, Jumbo Interactive and Noni B. Yowie, Gentrack and NRW Holdings were key detractors to performance.

Fine Print Focus: Clarity is key

Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Plain English is clear, simple writing free of unnecessary jargon, clichés and words in general. Readers should quickly and easily understand what you are writing about.

Save the dates: 2018 Investor Days

Wednesday 7 February, 2018

One event. Five locations. Mark your calendars for our annual Investor Days. More information to come.

Team Away Trip: Rangitikei river canoeing safari

Wednesday 7 February, 2018

This year’s team trip was a two-day canoeing safari from Ohakune down the Rangitikei river. After work we drove to the Powderhorn Chateau for dinner and an early night.