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Strong demand for NZ inflation indexed bonds

Investors offered to buy more than six times the amount of bonds on offer in the NZ Debt Management Office's first sale of the securities this year.

Fear of QE3 impact drives demand for inflation-proof bonds

Government bonds beat NZX

Govt borrowing programme takes advantage of low rates

Investment managers bullish on equities, bearish on bonds

New Zealand investment managers are sniffing for equity bargains both here and offshore but have turned their noses at government bonds, a new survey suggests.

The Russell Investments quarterly survey of investment mangers, completed late in June, found nearly 70% of managers were bullish about equities – and none were bearish. The rest were “neutral”.