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The end for bonds?

28 November 2016

Melville, Jessup, Weaver. Investors need to carefully consider the amount of duration in their portfolios.  More>

Catalyst for stock fall difficult to see - fund manager

23 September 2016

Nikko Asset Management New Zealand is cautious about the outlook for Kiwi stocks, but the firm's head of equities says it is difficult to see a catalyst that would drive a sudden turnaround in their strong performance. NZ Herald. More> 

Fisher Funds: Ignorance is no defence

23 September 2016

We KiwiSaver providers have been in the spotlight lately, with a couple of media articles raising questions about ethical investments, fees and disclosure. It has been great so many KiwiSaver members have been prompted to contact their providers to find out more about how their KiwiSaver funds are invested. NZ Herald.  More> 

Reserve Bank to publish redacted submissions

23 September 2016

The Reserve Bank is to routinely publish submissions it receives to policy or industry consultations rather than condensing them into a summary. However, the submissions will only be made public with the consent of the organisation or individual. BusinessDesk. More> 

Look under the bonnet of bond benchmarks

6 September 2016

The average maturity of widely-followed fixed interest indices has quietly been extending longer and longer. David Scobie, senior consultant at Mercer, takes a look at the potential implications for investor portfolios. Good Returns. More>

John Mauldin probes how central banks' negative interest rate policies are hurting the global economy

2 September 2016

If you have any doubt that we’ve wandered into a new and unexplored economic universe, consider this number: US$12.6 trillion. That’s the face value of government and corporate bonds currently trading worldwide with nominal yields below zero.More>