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27 Aug 15, 2:14pm
Latest bond tender of NZ$200 mln 2020's received bids for NZ$600 mln; over-subscribed and yield marginally lower; weighted average yield accepted was 2.67% (vs 2.73% last tender)
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20 Aug 15, 2:21pm
September 2035 Government inflation linked tender sees average yield at 2.2%; trend of small proportion of winning bid continues
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19 Aug 15, 2:28pm
Latest Tender Results - LGFA Bond Tender Number 31; strong demand for 2023's, average weighted coverage ratio is 2.4x, and yield is 3.80%
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13 Aug 15, 2:20pm
Latest bond tender of NZ$200 mln 2027's received bids for NZ$365 mln; coverage ratio lower than last five tenders for this maturity and 24% of bids successful
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30 Jul 15, 1:31pm
Negative short-term returns common; Default and Conservative funds more volatile in future; different approach, same result; property no longer king
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29 Jul 15, 12:46pm
Our comprehensive review of regular savings returns to June 30, 2015 for Aggressive KiwiSaver funds, identifying who has the best long-term returns
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27 Jul 15, 7:31am
Our comprehensive review of KiwiSaver Growth funds to June 30, 2015 identifies the top performers, but raises questions of whether the reward is worth the risk
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25 Jul 15, 10:07am
Our comprehensive review of balanced KiwiSaver fund returns June 30, 2015, identifying who has the best long-term returns
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24 Jul 15, 2:22pm
Latest bond tender of NZ$200 mln 2020's received bids for NZ$1.06 bln; massively over-subscribed and 4 lucky bidders scoop the pool; weighted average yield accepted was 2.73%
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24 Jul 15, 1:27pm
Our comprehensive review of Moderate fund regular savings returns as at June 30, 2015, identifying who has the best long-term returns
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22 Jul 15, 7:23pm
Our comprehensive review of Conservative KiwiSaver fund performance to June 2015, identifying who has the best long-term returns
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22 Jul 15, 12:38pm
Our comprehensive review of Default KiwiSaver fund performance to June 2015, identifying who has the best long-term returns
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17 Jul 15, 2:00pm
Craig Simpson explains the market forces affecting KiwiSaver funds in the past few quarters, how bonds work, and why you should make a considered choice for your investments
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16 Jul 15, 2:14pm
September 2035 Government inflation linked tender sees average yield drop 37bps from previous tender; again only 1 in 3 bids accepted
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15 Jul 15, 2:22pm
Latest Tender Results - LGFA Bond Tender Number 30; 50% of bids accepted in long end, keen interest in 2021 maturity
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9 Jul 15, 2:20pm
Latest bond tender of NZ$200 mln 2027's received bids for NZ$677 mln; 2 successful bids out of 49; weighted average yield accepted 3.38% down 49bps
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12 Jun 15, 2:10pm
Latest bond tender of NZ$300 mln 2027's received bids for NZ$1.1bln; only 23.5% of bids successful; weighted average yield accepted up 12 bps
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4 Jun 15, 2:19pm
September 2035 Government inflation linked tender heavily oversubscribed but only 1 in 3 bids accepted
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3 Jun 15, 2:25pm
Latest Tender Results - LGFA Bond Tender Number 29; 2027's over subscribed by 3x and pay 4.35%
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24 May 15, 8:55am
Budget 2015 - Health
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