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Daily Radio Commentary


News on New Investments

Posted on: Sunday, April 13, 2014
The high NZ dollar value has made the RBNZ’s inflation policing job all too easy in recent years. Any complacency about inflation risks will be exposed if and when the NZ dollar depreciates due to tumbling milk powder prices/terms of trade index
Posted on: Monday, March 17, 2014
ASB Bank Limited by Roger Kerr
ASB Bank Limited has launched a new offer of NZ$ Subordinated Notes (“ASB Notes”).
Posted on: Sunday, March 09, 2014
Auckland City Council by Roger Kerr
Auckland City Council has confirmed its intention to raise $150m (plus up to $50m of over subscriptions) in a 10 year Fixed Rate Retail Bond.

Market Commentary

Posted on: Monday, April 07, 2014
US dollar importers should be forward hedged to the hilt!
Posted on: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Interest rate increases for mortgage borrowers after five years of very low and stable borrowing rates are going to have an adverse impact on consumer confidence, spending and the residential property market sentiment.
Posted on: Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Nothing is set in stone, and the RBNZ assumptions are as changeable as anyone else’s.