Craig Simpson

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24th Nov 16, 2:10pm
Tender 589 of NZ$150 mln 2033's received bids for NZ$496 mln; demand for long-dated bonds remains strong but coverage ratio slips; average weighted yield 3.55% (previously 2.98%)
Tender 589 of NZ$150 mln 2033's received bids for NZ$496 mln; demand for long-dated bonds remains strong but coverage ratio slips; average weighted yield 3.55% (previously 2.98%)
24th Nov 16, 2:10pm
18th Nov 16, 9:14am
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Fonterra raises forecast of milk price for current season to $6.00 from $5.25; total payout to farmers now seen in $6.50 to $6.60 range before retentions
Fonterra raises forecast of milk price for current season to $6.00 from $5.25; total payout to farmers now seen in $6.50 to $6.60 range before retentions
18th Nov 16, 9:14am
17th Nov 16, 2:09pm
NZ Govt Bond Tender #588; average weighted accepted yield 2.88% (previously 2.52%) reflects rise in yields globally; solid coverage ratio but small number of successful bids
NZ Govt Bond Tender #588; average weighted accepted yield 2.88% (previously 2.52%) reflects rise in yields globally; solid coverage ratio but small number of successful bids
17th Nov 16, 2:09pm
17th Nov 16, 9:47am
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Craig Simpson sees the US election result as being broadly positive for more aggressive KiwiSaver investor balances
Craig Simpson sees the US election result as being broadly positive for more aggressive KiwiSaver investor balances
17th Nov 16, 9:47am
11th Nov 16, 2:11pm
September 2035 Government inflation-linked tender #587; weighted average yield 2.25% (1.9% previously) as global interest rates jump; highest coverage ratio for 6-months
September 2035 Government inflation-linked tender #587; weighted average yield 2.25% (1.9% previously) as global interest rates jump; highest coverage ratio for 6-months
11th Nov 16, 2:11pm
10th Nov 16, 2:36pm
Latest Tender Results - LGFA Bond Tender Number 42; wide spread on bidding yields; weighted coverage ratio rises to 2.9 times; average weighted yield jumps 10% to 3.3%
Latest Tender Results - LGFA Bond Tender Number 42; wide spread on bidding yields; weighted coverage ratio rises to 2.9 times; average weighted yield jumps 10% to 3.3%
10th Nov 16, 2:36pm
27th Oct 16, 2:30pm
Tender 586 of NZ$150 mln 2033's received bids for NZ$557 mln; demand for long-dated bonds remains strong; average weighted yield 2.98% (previously 2.75%)
Tender 586 of NZ$150 mln 2033's received bids for NZ$557 mln; demand for long-dated bonds remains strong; average weighted yield 2.98% (previously 2.75%)
27th Oct 16, 2:30pm
26th Oct 16, 11:38am
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Fund returns remain strong; investors in Default funds getting better returns than other riskier funds; wide dispersion of long-run returns
Fund returns remain strong; investors in Default funds getting better returns than other riskier funds; wide dispersion of long-run returns
26th Oct 16, 11:38am
24th Oct 16, 8:31am
Our comprehensive review of regular savings returns to September 30, 2016 for Aggressive KiwiSaver funds
Our comprehensive review of regular savings returns to September 30, 2016 for Aggressive KiwiSaver funds
24th Oct 16, 8:31am
21st Oct 16, 8:48am
Our comprehensive review of KiwiSaver Growth funds to September 30, 2016 identifies the top performers
Our comprehensive review of KiwiSaver Growth funds to September 30, 2016 identifies the top performers
21st Oct 16, 8:48am
20th Oct 16, 2:19pm
NZ Govt Bond Tender #585; spike in yield and coverage ratio; $922 mln worth of bids received; average weighted accepted yield 2.52% (previously 2.38%)
NZ Govt Bond Tender #585; spike in yield and coverage ratio; $922 mln worth of bids received; average weighted accepted yield 2.52% (previously 2.38%)
20th Oct 16, 2:19pm
20th Oct 16, 7:13am
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Our comprehensive review of Balanced KiwiSaver fund returns to September 30, 2016, identifying who has the best long-term returns
Our comprehensive review of Balanced KiwiSaver fund returns to September 30, 2016, identifying who has the best long-term returns
20th Oct 16, 7:13am
19th Oct 16, 8:44am
Our comprehensive review of Moderate fund regular savings returns as at September 30, 2016, identifying who has the best long-term returns
Our comprehensive review of Moderate fund regular savings returns as at September 30, 2016, identifying who has the best long-term returns
19th Oct 16, 8:44am
18th Oct 16, 5:02am
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Our comprehensive review of Conservative KiwiSaver fund performance to September 30, 2016, identifying who has the best long-term returns
Our comprehensive review of Conservative KiwiSaver fund performance to September 30, 2016, identifying who has the best long-term returns
18th Oct 16, 5:02am
14th Oct 16, 12:13pm
Our comprehensive review of Default KiwiSaver fund performance to September 2016, identifying who has the best long-term returns
Our comprehensive review of Default KiwiSaver fund performance to September 2016, identifying who has the best long-term returns
14th Oct 16, 12:13pm
13th Oct 16, 2:18pm
September 2035 Government inflation-linked tender #584; yield climbs to 1.9% (1.67% previously); Westpac sees inflation as having bottomed and calculated breakeven point for this maturity attractive
September 2035 Government inflation-linked tender #584; yield climbs to 1.9% (1.67% previously); Westpac sees inflation as having bottomed and calculated breakeven point for this maturity attractive
13th Oct 16, 2:18pm
5th Oct 16, 2:21pm
Latest Tender Results - LGFA Bond Tender Number 41; Investor demand in longer dated bonds; weighted coverage ratio 2.5 times; average weighted yield steady at 3%
Latest Tender Results - LGFA Bond Tender Number 41; Investor demand in longer dated bonds; weighted coverage ratio 2.5 times; average weighted yield steady at 3%
5th Oct 16, 2:21pm
3rd Oct 16, 12:35pm
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Craig Simpson discovers middle New Zealand can't buy a house using their KiwiSaver account and expect to have a comfortable retirement. And a much higher contribution rate may also be needed
Craig Simpson discovers middle New Zealand can't buy a house using their KiwiSaver account and expect to have a comfortable retirement. And a much higher contribution rate may also be needed
3rd Oct 16, 12:35pm
26th Sep 16, 3:58pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday: Workers more confident; blowout trade deficit; 12% of new lending to first home buyers; bank removes sales incentives & soggy start to week for Asian shares
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday: Workers more confident; blowout trade deficit; 12% of new lending to first home buyers; bank removes sales incentives & soggy start to week for Asian shares
26th Sep 16, 3:58pm
23rd Sep 16, 2:11pm
Tender 583 of NZ$150 mln 2033's received bids for NZ$811 mln; punters just can't get enough of this maturity; coverage ratio 5.4x; average weighted yield jumps to 2.75% (previously 2.56%)
Tender 583 of NZ$150 mln 2033's received bids for NZ$811 mln; punters just can't get enough of this maturity; coverage ratio 5.4x; average weighted yield jumps to 2.75% (previously 2.56%)
23rd Sep 16, 2:11pm

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