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News on New Investments

Posted on: Monday, March 02, 2015
Auckland City Council by Roger Kerr
Auckland City Council are in the throes of issuing a new retail bond.
Posted on: Monday, February 23, 2015
ANZ Bank Limited by Roger Kerr
ANZ Bank has today announced the launch of mandatory convertible, non-cumulative, perpetual, subordinated debt securities
Posted on: Sunday, February 22, 2015
ASB Bank Limited by Roger Kerr
ASB have issued a 5 year fixed rate issue and a 3 year FRN - (floating rate note). The rate changes every 3 months based on the 90 day bank bill rate plus margin.

Market Commentary

Posted on: Monday, March 02, 2015
The RBNZ would much prefer to have neutral monetary conditions from a lower currency value than lower interest rates.
Posted on: Sunday, February 22, 2015
Whatever the reasons for the short-term divergence between US and NZ long-term interest rates history tells us that they always re-align themselves
Posted on: Tuesday, February 17, 2015
There are several explanations for the Kiwi dollar’s defiance and the forex markets in pricing the rate at 0.7450 are reading a variety of signals.