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Petrol prices
31% (76 votes)
29% (71 votes)
Term deposit interest rates
18% (44 votes)
The NZX50
15% (36 votes)
Mortgage interest rates
7% (16 votes)
Total voters: 243

Which of these will have the biggest percentage decline this year?

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Rush of listings for new sharemarket not apparent Business
27 Jan 15, 2:28pm
NZX's new sharemarket NXT aims to fill funding hole identified by Capital Markets Development Taskforce for SMEs keen to grow; But which companies will be 1st to list?
Property investment; Why bother? Personal Finance
27 Jan 15, 10:08am
Elizabeth Kerr 8
Elizabeth Kerr gets down and dirty by talking property investment and your money machine
Is the NZ$ over-sold at US74c? Currencies
27 Jan 15, 2:46pm
Roger J Kerr 4
Roger J Kerr thinks the NZ dollar could start rising again on Thursday as markets discover the RBNZ is not about to become complacent on inflation. Your view?
"A rate curve inversion is coming" Bonds
26 Jan 15, 10:49am
David Chaston 6
Even though a negative rate slope is not likely in the next few weeks, Westpac picks an inversion to happen after that and last maybe a year
Enticing borrowers News
26 Jan 15, 9:37am
David Chaston
We review who offered the lowest fixed mortgage rates in 2014 and find there are two banks who consistently feature for 1 and 2 years





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Australasian duo trade to fresh cycle lows

ECB QE announcement significant in its size and should see Euro under pressure;  No surprise from Greek election; NZD & AUD trade lower on softer iron ore and a more neutral RBNZ view