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    All Eyes on The Reserve Bank
    Investment Research Group
    Investment Research Group
     6 September 2008
    On September 11 this year, the Reserve Bank will slash the official cash rate by 50 basis points to 7.50%. Within 12 months, it will have cut the rate to just 5.75%.
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    Is Saving Always Good?
    30 Aug 2008: In some circles, saving has a bad name. People think it’s about deprivation – "I either save or I spend, and spending is more fun."... more
    How To Destroy Your Currency
    23 Aug 2008: A colleague of mine recently returned from Zimbabwe, where he had been assisting with monitoring of the election there. He showed me a bank note and I must admit it was impressive to hold something with a value of Z$50b (that's Z$50,000,000,000!). ... more
    Kiwisaver More Flexible And Generous Than Commonly Thought
    16 Aug 2008: Two lesser known features of KiwiSaver make it more user friendly than many people realise. They could entice non-joiners into taking part in a scheme which – after all - they are helping to fund, as taxpayers.... more
    Professor Gives Economy An 'F' Grade
    9 Aug 2008: Over the past six months I have varied my opinion about the seriousness of the world financial situation from moderately bad to terrible to 'muddle through'. Right now I am steering back to a 'terrible' viewpoint based on the continuation of bad news relating to international liquidity. ... more
    It’s never ‘different this time’
    2 Aug 2008: In these economically dismal times, it might be a comfort to reflect on a quote from Sir John Marks Templeton, who died recently. Templeton was “one of the world’s greatest investors and philanthropists” according to the Financial Times of London.... more
    Why Farmers Make Good Investors
    26 Jul 2008: Farmers make good investors, I have always found. That's because they are required to invest time and money for extended periods before getting a return (the gap between planting a crop and receiving a productive yield can be years). ... more
    When A Dog Becomes A Darling
    12 Jul 2008: I have always been fascinated by the fragility - yet resilience - of humankind in the face of immensely powerful forces such as the weather, nature and, well, the universe in general.... more
    Do your homework on reverse mortgages
    5 Jul 2008: If you’re over 60 and own a house or other property, a reverse mortgage can seem an attractive option to help fund your retirement or pay for a major expense. But make sure you know the full costs and check out all your options before you sign on the dotted line. ... more
    Swimming Against The Tide
    30 Jun 2008: During the past couple of decades of writing about financial matters and the markets I have learned many important lessons - most of them the hard way. Of these, there is one that I consider to be the most rewarding and yet the hardest to implement. ... more


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    International:
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