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12 12, 2016

Key Market Movements for the Final Quarter in 2016

By | 2018-01-25T14:01:01+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Good advice|0 Comments

New Zealand shares -6.40% The local market endured a weak final quarter in 2016. With overseas interest rate markets reacting swiftly to Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election, some of the previous strong foreign demand for New Zealand high yield stocks cooled quickly. Selected companies still performed well, including Pacific Edge [...]

9 12, 2016

Key Market Movements for the Third Quarter in 2016

By | 2018-01-25T14:01:01+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Good advice|0 Comments

New Zealand shares +6.72 The local market continued its strong recent run in the third quarter of 2016. With local interest rates reducing in August, several of the higher dividend paying companies in the NZXexperienced particularly strong demand. Leading performers were Heartland Bank +33.9%, Kathmandu +32.7% and Steel & Tube +30.0%. At the [...]

21 06, 2016

You, the Capital Markets and Your Brexit Fears

By | 2018-01-25T14:01:01+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Good advice|0 Comments

One of our responsibilities as your financial adviser, is to help you put market news in its proper perspective. Especially when the media is reporting particularly steep, UK market declines like we’ve seen recently. If you are okay with ignoring the current headlines and going about your business according to the investment portfolio we recommended [...]

7 06, 2016

Politics and Investing

By | 2018-01-25T14:01:02+00:00 June 7th, 2016|Good advice|0 Comments

“It promises to be a nervous week for global markets as traders mull over the relative performances of the US presidential candidates. With no clear favourite, the US stock market is unlikely to find any clear direction until the winner is named.” Does that sound familiar? That line from an article by the Reuters news [...]

24 05, 2016

Good Advice

By | 2018-01-25T14:01:02+00:00 May 24th, 2016|Good advice|0 Comments

In today’s climate of one-page financial plans, bargain-basement fund pricing and automated investment tools, you may wonder whether you still need a living, breathing financial adviser. You do. But not just your average, garden variety financial adviser. Traditional financial advice often consists of the kind that’s delivered by those focused on issuing buy/sell recommendations, executing [...]

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