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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: Wednesday, November 12, 2014
The residential property market always plays a pivotal role in the NZ economy and thus the application of monetary policy management.
Posted on: Wednesday, November 05, 2014
I am amazed at just how many local economic commentators have suddenly decided that they see no future inflation risks for the NZ economy
Posted on: Thursday, October 30, 2014
The lack of new corporate bonds being issued over recent months in the NZ debt capital markets to satisfy strong fixed-interest investor demand has to be of some concern for the health of the market going forward.