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Summer Insights 2021

Posted by: Rutherford Rede Limited in insights

22 March 2021

Equity markets continue their climb and the economic shock from COVID weaker than expected...


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Global population at 2100

Posted by: Henry Ford in opinion

30 October 2020

As we reflect on a world disrupted by Covid and with our population being bolstered by returning Kiwis, and Kiwis staying home, the effect of ever-increasing people on a planet with finite resources seems worthy as a discussion topic....


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Spring Insights 2020

Posted by: Rutherford Rede Limited in insights

27 October 2020

Markets continued their climb over the September quarter, and corporate earning announcements have been better than expected....


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Winter Insights 2020

Posted by: Rutherford Rede in insights

20 July 2020

Markets performed very strongly over the June quarter. Equity markets had double-digit gains in local currency terms, with the New Zealand market continuing its stellar reign. Listed property, infrastructure and fixed income returns were also robust. ...


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Autumn Insights 2020

Posted by: Rutherford Rede in insights

28 April 2020

The current global slump in activity is the largest on record, with recovery time frames uncertain. Markets fell as COVID-19 became a global pandemic. But the shock will eventually pass, and New Zealand should fare relatively well....


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Health, Happiness and Having A Good Life!

Posted by: Monique Pearson, General Manager, Rutherford Rede in opinion

27 January 2020

If you're like most people, you want to be happy and feel satisfied with your life. The search for happiness is universal. We plan holidays, seek partners, buy the latest gadgets, all with the hope that these choices will make us happy....


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Summer Insights 2020

Posted by: Rutherford Rede in insights

24 January 2020

What a difference a year makes! 2019 was an exceptional year for asset returns. International shares had a strong quarter, particularly in Emerging Markets. NZ equities also continued their dream run. ...


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Why Kiwi families need to talk more about money!

Posted by: William Sargent in opinion

11 November 2019

My family never used to talk about money. It wasn’t until my Dad, who was well respected in Estate Planning, was diagnosed with a terminal illness that we first spoke about it. ...


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Spring Insights 2019

Posted by: Rutherford Rede in insights

16 October 2019

Market returns and the economic backdrop for September was very similar to the June quarter. Central banks have begun easing rates in response to a slowing global economy and the risk that ongoing Trade Wars will drag economies into recession....


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Why women live longer than men

Posted by: Henry Ford in opinion

30 September 2019

Women, it seems, live longer than men. The mortality statistics confirm this. We explore this topic by looking at a place like Sardina. There, men live as long as women, and the chance of living to be 100 is six times more likely than in the US! ...


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The best deal in town!

Posted by: Henry Ford in opinion

13 September 2019

Paying off your home loan is one of the most under-rated investment choices there is. Plus, lowering your home loan lowers the need for insurance, which lowers the premiums you have to pay. ...


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