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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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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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Autumn Insights 2018

Posted by: Rutherford Rede in insights

16 April 2018

At the year ended December 2017, we reported that equity markets had closed on record highs, including in New Zealand and the United States. In the March quarter of 2018, we saw a reversal of fortune, with sell-offs in most equity markets...

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