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Over the long run, gold still holds its purchasing power value, outstripping inflation in NZ dollar terms. But it can cost money to hold it, it gives no income, and converting it back into local currency comes with costs too
26th Oct 23, 1:05pm
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Over the long run, gold still holds its purchasing power value, outstripping inflation in NZ dollar terms. But it can cost money to hold it, it gives no income, and converting it back into local currency comes with costs too
Hardship withdrawals and savings suspensions have jumped in the past year as households struggle with the high cost of living
20th Sep 23, 5:00am
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Hardship withdrawals and savings suspensions have jumped in the past year as households struggle with the high cost of living
AI is more a continuation of the industrial revolution than the Terminator film, says AI researcher Michael Timothy Bennett
20th Jul 23, 1:41pm
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AI is more a continuation of the industrial revolution than the Terminator film, says AI researcher Michael Timothy Bennett
ChatGPT-powered Wall Street: The benefits and perils of using artificial intelligence to trade stocks and other financial instruments
19th May 23, 10:53am
by Guest
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ChatGPT-powered Wall Street: The benefits and perils of using artificial intelligence to trade stocks and other financial instruments
Ross Stitt looks at how Australian authorities are stepping up efforts to combat greenwashing
8th Mar 23, 3:35pm
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Ross Stitt looks at how Australian authorities are stepping up efforts to combat greenwashing
Rebecca Stevenson argues crypto currency exchange FTX was a triumph of marketing over substance and the most crypto thing FTX could do was fail, in the way it did
16th Nov 22, 4:46pm
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Rebecca Stevenson argues crypto currency exchange FTX was a triumph of marketing over substance and the most crypto thing FTX could do was fail, in the way it did
In their quarterly economic outlook ANZ economists say the Reserve Bank 'should be worried' about how developed the wage price spiral has become
9th Nov 22, 2:13pm
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In their quarterly economic outlook ANZ economists say the Reserve Bank 'should be worried' about how developed the wage price spiral has become
New economic index reveals the toll policy uncertainty can have on your investments
8th Oct 22, 9:53am
by Guest
New economic index reveals the toll policy uncertainty can have on your investments
Martin Hawes shows how you can make your savings last the distance when you retire, especially when term deposits no longer cut the mustard
7th Apr 22, 9:37am
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Martin Hawes shows how you can make your savings last the distance when you retire, especially when term deposits no longer cut the mustard
Mercer's David Scobie calls on investors to be patient, saying the rocky start to the year is just a blip for longer-term investors
12th Feb 22, 9:15am
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Mercer's David Scobie calls on investors to be patient, saying the rocky start to the year is just a blip for longer-term investors
David Scobie of Mercer Investments looks at what it means that for the first time in a generation investors need to seriously consider inflation
13th Oct 21, 8:00am
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David Scobie of Mercer Investments looks at what it means that for the first time in a generation investors need to seriously consider inflation
Financial Markets Authority encourages retail investors to follow the '5 D’s of DIY investing' as part of world investor week push
4th Oct 21, 6:10pm
by Toby Allen
Financial Markets Authority encourages retail investors to follow the '5 D’s of DIY investing' as part of world investor week push
Savings are stranded as inflation rises much faster than yields, and asset holders grab the benefits of low yields at the expense of savers. This type of financial repression is likely to persist for decades, possibly provoking anger for change
10th Aug 21, 11:25am
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Savings are stranded as inflation rises much faster than yields, and asset holders grab the benefits of low yields at the expense of savers. This type of financial repression is likely to persist for decades, possibly provoking anger for change
Zagga raises 'multiple hundreds of thousands' of dollars in capital raise to fund technology revamp and launch of secondary market
9th Jul 21, 2:35pm
Zagga raises 'multiple hundreds of thousands' of dollars in capital raise to fund technology revamp and launch of secondary market
Jenée Tibshraeny on a Treasury analyst's concern our measure of inflation doesn't properly capture housing costs, crypto's male appeal, long commutes to work, and the RBNZ tapering bond purchases
22nd Jun 21, 10:00am
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Jenée Tibshraeny on a Treasury analyst's concern our measure of inflation doesn't properly capture housing costs, crypto's male appeal, long commutes to work, and the RBNZ tapering bond purchases
Financial Markets Authority says advertising returns for the 12-month period to March 2021 could mislead investors - as it shows none of the severe February-March selloff in the markets last year but all of the subsequent recovery
21st Apr 21, 9:18am
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Financial Markets Authority says advertising returns for the 12-month period to March 2021 could mislead investors - as it shows none of the severe February-March selloff in the markets last year but all of the subsequent recovery
How trying to time the market by dipping in and out of the NZ share market could've costed or benefited you in 2020
20th Apr 21, 10:28am
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How trying to time the market by dipping in and out of the NZ share market could've costed or benefited you in 2020
FMA expects some investment fund fees to fall, as it releases guidance on how fund managers need to make the case they're providing value for money
14th Apr 21, 7:30am
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FMA expects some investment fund fees to fall, as it releases guidance on how fund managers need to make the case they're providing value for money
Bonds are currently providing low returns, but are they really that low-risk? Some investors are re-thinking the way bonds fit into their portfolios
26th Oct 20, 6:47am
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Bonds are currently providing low returns, but are they really that low-risk? Some investors are re-thinking the way bonds fit into their portfolios
The election result, house price inflation, monetary policy, LVRs, NZ's economic recovery - Jenée Tibshraeny shares her two cents with Sharesies users
22nd Oct 20, 6:21pm
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The election result, house price inflation, monetary policy, LVRs, NZ's economic recovery - Jenée Tibshraeny shares her two cents with Sharesies users
Mercer's David Scobie takes a look at the upcoming US Presidential Election from an investor's perspective
20th Oct 20, 2:10pm
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Mercer's David Scobie takes a look at the upcoming US Presidential Election from an investor's perspective
Interest.co.nz launches a new resource profiling the companies on the NZX50 - what they do, who leads them, and their financial history
5th Oct 20, 11:18am
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Interest.co.nz launches a new resource profiling the companies on the NZX50 - what they do, who leads them, and their financial history
Economic crisis and low interest rates prompt mixed reactions from investors - first-home buyers pile in, KiwiSaver investors go conservative
1st Oct 20, 7:06pm
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Economic crisis and low interest rates prompt mixed reactions from investors - first-home buyers pile in, KiwiSaver investors go conservative
Bernstein analysts suggest the scale and social impact of the public policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic will ultimately prove inflationary
22nd Jul 20, 3:39pm
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Bernstein analysts suggest the scale and social impact of the public policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic will ultimately prove inflationary
Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes says big reforms for KiwiSaver will have to be left for future discussion but for now we should celebrate the excellent scheme we have
14th Jul 20, 9:08am
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Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes says big reforms for KiwiSaver will have to be left for future discussion but for now we should celebrate the excellent scheme we have