MD Sam Stubbs was honoured to be invited to chat with Duncan Garner on his podcast "Duncan Garner: Editor in Chief" recently, to discuss New Zealand's approach to housing and investment.Read more
Sam Stubbs looks at the housing crisis and considers the role investors could play in providing quality long-term rental housing, as they have done successfully in Europe for generations. This would be a sound investment for our biggest domestic investors,...
In a rising market, many developments can look as safe as houses — literally. But when they go bad, it’s horrible.
The meteoric rise in the share price of Meridian and Tesla in 2020, and the roller coaster that Covid has been for financial markets, has important lessons for all investors. Sam Stubbs outlines five of these lessons and explains how...
Fund managers now manage more than $200 billion of ordinary New Zealanders’ savings, in KiwiSaver and other investment funds. By 2030 it should be well over $400b.
With that much saved by New Zealanders, you would think that the fund managers...
No one person or institution is responsible alone for the recent rise in house prices. Housing is a huge and very complex problem, and any solution involves must involve the government, reserve bank, councils, private individuals, Iwi and investors.
The recent announcement of a $20 per hour minimum wage brought the usual chorus of praise and criticism. Unions loved it, employers decried it.
Kiwis have an acute sense of what is fair or not. We care about it as much the Americans care about freedom. No one minds someone getting rich, but we mind mightily if the wealth was attained unfairly.
There are times in history when the winds of change all point in one direction, and it’s a brave politician who fights it.
New Zealand business leaders have shared insights into their COVID-19 strategies and learnings from 2020 in a new book called Human: Bold leadership through crisis and change.
A new President of the United States is always a big deal for financial markets, and rightly so.
What does a Biden presidency mean for our KiwiSaver accounts?