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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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Spring Insights 2020

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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

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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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Summer Insights 2020

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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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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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Winter Insights 2019

Posted by: Rutherford Rede in insights

25 July 2019

In NZ, the slowing global economy and downside risks should be seen as less of a concern. Current annual growth is running around 2.5% and the RBNZ in its latest Monetary Policy Statement expects this rate to pick up to around 3% over the next year....


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Brain fitness - what you can do about it

Posted by: Rutherford Rede in insights

27 June 2019

Jude Walter, an accredited Brain Fit Coach, was interviewed by Newstalk ZB on the subject of brain fit. The interview deals with the brain and strategies to improve its performance, particularly as we grow older. The link - if you want to listen to the interview - is here:  https://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/the-health-hub/jude-walter-how-to-combat-alzheimer-s-and-dementia/......


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Autumn Insights 2019

Posted by: Rutherford Rede in insights

25 April 2019

Despite a cooling housing market and weak business confidence levels, upside growth potential remains in New Zealand given the huge backlog of housing and infrastructure spending that is in the pipeline. ...


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Summer Insights 2019

Posted by: Rutherford Rede in insights

31 January 2019

The very strong returns markets have enjoyed since around 2011 came to a crashing halt in the December quarter. Large declines occurred in equity markets in the month of October and then again in December....


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