Craigs Investment Partners private wealth research head Mark Lister

Rising US yields begin to bite New Zealand shares and kiwi dollar

Mon 17 Oct

Bond yields in the United States are rising as investors become more convinced the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in December and that’s already biting New Zealand shares and the kiwi dollar.

Mortgage rates have bottomed, regardless of further OCR cuts

Mon 26 Sep 1

Further cuts in the Reserve Bank’s official cash rate probably won’t have any impact on the housing market.

Another strong quarter for equities, despite September jitters

Mon 26 Sep

Most fund managers will be pretty happy with their quarterly returns.

RBNZ governor Graeme Wheeler

RBNZ keeps OCR on hold, says further cuts required

Thu 22 Sep 9

House price inflation remains excessive, posing concerns for financial stability – Graeme Wheeler. 

Craigs Investment Partners private wealth research head Mark Lister

Good news for dairy farmers was bad news for the Reserve Bank

Mon 22 Aug 1

The New Zealand dollar jumped again last week after dairy prices rose, delivering bad news for the Reserve Bank as far as its policy objectives are concerned. With special feature audio.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler

Should Reserve Bank have cut the OCR by 50 points? NBR reader verdict

Mon 15 Aug 2

With special feature audio: NBR economics editor Rob Hosking gives his take on the central bank’s decision. 


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