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  •   Home > News > Business > Features >  Subscribe to NZCity's The Investor articles  The Investor
    Ethical Investing Likely To Catch On Here
     28 April 2008
    Ethical investing - which has been increasingly popular in other western countries - is likely to catch on in New Zealand now that KiwiSaver providers have to state in their investment documents whether they offer this option.
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    Gold Shining Brighter Than Ever
    19 Apr 2008: Conditions still favour gold. Gold prices rose over recent weeks as record oil prices and continued weakness in the dollar encouraged investors to buy into bullion. With crude prices touching an all time record, gold's role as a hedge against rising inflation has seen the precious metal move higher. ... more
    3 Ways that Kiwisaver just got Even Better
    12 Apr 2008: ... more
    Back to Basics
    5 Apr 2008: Portfolios exist to help people spread their risks. The trouble is, many portfolios are a mish mash of assets that people have accumulated without putting much thought into risk, returns, weightings and objectives.... more
    In Defence of Writing Lots about Kiwisaver
    29 Mar 2008: No journalist likes to be accused of doing PR for the government. So when the editor of one of the newspapers that runs this column recently suggested I was "championing" KiwiSaver, it got me thinking.... more
    How an Outsider Views NZ
    24 Mar 2008: It is always interesting to gain an international perspective on New Zealand because we tend to think of ourselves as a small country that is a long, long way from the rest of the world.... more
    Choices for those Hit by Mortgage Rate Rises
    15 Mar 2008: The offers are already being made to people facing big mortgage interest rises. "If your lender won't renegotiate, we've got deals that will lower your payments," they say. Are these deals any good?... more
    Bear Markets Don't Last
    8 Mar 2008: In the past few months we have seen some very good companies lose 20%, 30% and even 50% of their value. The long term investors who follow a buy and hold philosophy are probably still making excellent returns on their investment despite these recent falls. But those who got tempted into the market at its peak will be feeling a bit green right now. ... more
    How Reliable are Earnings Forecasts?
    23 Feb 2008: One thing that worries me about the markets at present is that earnings predictions cannot always be believed. Analysts in the broking firms, whose views are crunched into consensus forecasts, tend to be overly optimistic.... more
    The Investor: Is that a Bear We See?
    9 Feb 2008: Recent months saw the first real signs that a bear market could soon be upon us. The market fall has not been quite as harsh as the 20% fall that defines a bear market, but the decline has come within 5% of that. The fall also has to be sustained over several months and the jury is still out on that one. ... more

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