Insights Blog: Financials

These markets are boring, yet worrying

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The world’s financial markets are supposed to be hugely exciting. The ups and downs of shares on Wall Street, trading opportunities galore, each da…

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Index funds – the future or free-riders?

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Index funds are all the rage at the moment. As interest in passive investing continues to grow, the debate over their place in the investment lands…

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Why is the dollar falling as the sharemarket rises?

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Is our falling dollar a sign we’re headed for trouble, or is the sharemarket right to be unconcerned?

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NZ businesses to keep calm and carry on

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I doubt the election caused many local companies to pause for thought anyway. Most will have had more important things to worry about

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Market Summary: 7 to 11 August

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Expectations for the reporting season are fairly lofty given that share prices in New Zealand are near record highs.

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Three financial rules to teach your kids

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Mark Lister, Head of Private Wealth Research, gives his thoughts on the three financial rules that should be shared with your children to smooth th…

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