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Daily Radio Commentary


News on New Investments

Posted on: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
The Kiwi Income Property Trust is making an offer of NZ$100 million (plus up to NZ$25 million of oversubscriptions) of seven year fixed rate senior secured bonds .
Posted on: Monday, June 23, 2014
Mighty River Power Limited has made an offer of NZ$250 million (plus up to NZ$50 million of over subscriptions) of unsecured, subordinated, redeemable, cumulative interest bearing capital bonds.
Posted on: Monday, May 19, 2014
Auckland International Airport (rated A-) is issuing up to $150m of 7 year retail bonds - margin is 90bp over the 7 year swap rate (currently @ 4.55%) = indicative yield of 5.45%

Market Commentary

Posted on: Sunday, October 19, 2014
This latest bond market dive in yields has to be viewed as total “irrational exuberance” that will automatically self-correct.
Posted on: Monday, October 13, 2014
Contrary to my expectations, long term interests rates continue to move lower as US 10-year Treasury Bond yields defy economic logic and decrease to new lows of 2.28%.
Posted on: Monday, September 29, 2014
The Reserve Bank of NZ is taking a calculated risk that the desired depreciation of the NZ dollar does not push the annual inflation rate above its forecast of 1.70% through 2015 and 2.00% through 2016.