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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: Monday, August 18, 2014
Strong investor sentiment for the security and safety of US Treasury Bonds has pushed 10-year yields down another 10 basis points to 2.34%
Posted on: Monday, August 11, 2014
Eventually the economic fundamental factors have to re-emerge and they all suggest sharply higher bond yields over coming months.
Posted on: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
The events over the next six weeks through the general election campaign may well highlight to foreign investors that the political risk should not be dismissed so lightly.