ECONOMIC & INVESTMENT REPORT - MAY 2020

April was a month of lock-down for New Zealand and much of the globe.

ECONOMIC & INVESTMENT REPORT - APRIL 2020

The prevalence of COVID 19 and government response to the virus has been unprecedented

ECONOMIC & INVESTMENT REPORT - MARCH 2020

February investment returns have been dominated by the implications of Coronavirus.

ECONOMIC & INVESTMENT REPORT - FEBRUARY 2020

The new decade commenced with the New Zealand equity market leaping out of the starting gate...

ECONOMIC & INVESTMENT REPORT - JANUARY 2020

Most equity markets experienced strong returns over December.

ECONOMIC & INVESTMENT REPORT - DECEMBER 2019

Some improvement in the degree of confidence in the underlying economic outlook was evident in November.

ECONOMIC & INVESTMENT REPORT - NOVEMBER 2019

Investor returns in October were driven by sentiment relating to the immediate impact of interest rate policy decisions and trade negotiations.

ECONOMIC & INVESTMENT REPORT - OCTOBER 2019

The risk of President Trump’s impeachment increased in September with Democrats instigating the first stages of the process.

ECONOMIC & INVESTMENT REPORT - SEPTEMBER 2019

The upside-down world of interest rates became even more contorted in August. Approximately a third of all government and corporate debt now carries a negative yield.

ECONOMIC & INVESTMENT REPORT - AUGUST 2019

Markets have been fuelled by a decade of bailouts and dovish monetary policy. It’s hard to ignore the importance of this fact and how it has characterised the current economic expansion.