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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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The decline in markets - will it be different this time?

Posted by: Aaron Drew, Economist and Rutherford Rede Investment Committee Member in finance

22 November 2018

Nobel prize-winning economist Paul Samuelson is credited with saying the “Stock Market has predicted 9 of the past 5 recessions”. This quip reflects that market volatility is nothing new and markets are not very good at forecasting the future....


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Better habits - better brain health

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

23 October 2018

‚ÄčLifestyle has a profound impact on our brain health. What we eat, drink, how much we exercise, how well we sleep, the way we socialise, and how we manage stress are all critically important to our brain health....


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Spring Insights 2018

Posted by: Rutherford Rede in insights

16 October 2018

Equity markets fly high again but have wobbled since. The pace of global growth remains strong and is expected to remain above trend levels, despite a clear escalation in the Trump Administration's trade war. ...


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The Royal Commission into Banking Misconduct

Posted by: Aaron Drew, Economist and Rutherford Rede Investment Committee Member in finance

09 October 2018

In Australia, the financial services industry is being rocked by the Royal Commission into its behaviour and practices. ...


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Middle-aged can reduce heart risk with exercise

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

17 September 2018

Physical activity has long been known to reduce the risk of developing heart disease, stroke, and type-2 diabetes. Another important reason is that exercise changes the brain in ways that protect memory and thinking skills. ...


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Auckland Council's governance failure

Posted by: Aaron Drew, Economist and Rutherford Rede Investment Committee Member in finance

14 September 2018

It looked so good on paper circa 2008. The Supercity was born on the premise it would improve council efficiencies, and crucially, co-ordinate and speed up the delivery of infrastructure and housing. ...


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Spotlight on financial resilience

Posted by: Monique A. Pearson, General Manager at Rutherford Rede in event

22 August 2018

Thinking about your personal finances and planning for your future can often feel like you are walking head-on into a blizzard. Join Rutherford Rede Authorised Financial Advisers Dina Buelow and Will Sargent as they provide you with tools to help you spring calmly towards the retirement you want. The event will cover topics such as......


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Can the Kiwi fly again?

Posted by: Aaron Drew, Economist and Rutherford Rede Investment Committee Member in finance

16 August 2018

The Reserve Bank’s recent announcement was a surprise to financial markets, who were perhaps less concerned about downside trade risks, and more focused on evidence that wages and inflation are rising in our economy. Balancing risks is always a fine judgm...


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Pricing at the Margin

Posted by: Aaron Drew, Economist and Rutherford Rede Investment Committee Member in finance

20 July 2018

Alfred Marshall was a very influential English economist in the late 19th Century who was first to develop the standard demand and supply graphs now taught at high schools throughout the world....


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Winter Insights 2018

Posted by: Rutherford Rede in insights

13 July 2018

The pace of global growth slowed a touch over the June quarter, but overall conditions remain strong and consistent with global growth remaining above trend levels. Given the backdrop, global equities performed modestly well...


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Bangers to Bluff

Posted by: Phil Ashton in opinion

23 May 2018

Picture the scene. Twelve old cars purchased for less than $2,000 each, to be driven the length of New Zealand over twelve days using little-known highways and byways, stopping overnight at motels, attending formal welcomes and promoting Rotary ...


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