NZX to 10,000 | Netflix Disappoints

NZX to 10,000 | Netflix Disappoints

The NZX 50 market index is close to major milestone, with the index trading just below the 10,000​ level. Local investor senti​ment was buoyed by the ​NZ ​government's decision to ditch a proposed capital gains tax​ as well as weak inflation data.

US Unemployment Stays at 49-year Low | Summerset Slides

US Unemployment Stays at 49-year Low | Summerset Slides

Global markets were higher on Friday as US shares were boosted by better-than-expected job growth in March (with the unemployment rate holding near a 49-year low), which eased concerns of an economic slowdown

NZX Surges| ASX up on RBA & Budget, Rio Tinto

NZX Surges| ASX up on RBA & Budget, Rio Tinto

The NZ market continues to surge, with the NZX close to the 10,000 index level. The ASX also traded higher as investors digested a Reserve Bank decision as well as the Federal Budget on “Super Tuesday” which

Apple TV | Lynas Shares Jump +35%

Apple TV | Lynas Shares Jump +35%

Apple is attempting to reintroduce itself as an entertainment and financial services company that also makes iPhones as it launched a streaming television service, a credit card and an online gaming arcade.

RBA & Trade Tension | Crown’s VIP Losses

RBA & Trade Tension | Crown’s VIP Losses

The path for the RBA is not clear cut, and economists have noted the strong tension between employment and economic growth in the minutes from the March meeting.

Global Growth Concerns - Outlook Update | EBOS

Global Growth Concerns - Outlook Update | EBOS

After a remarkably strong first 2-months of 2019 (with the US & NZX markets near all-time highs & the ASX at a 6-month high) there has been an unwind and return of risk-off sentiment over the past week.

Fed Minutes | A2 Milk Silences the Critics

Fed Minutes | A2 Milk Silences the Critics

Shares in A2 Milk jumped +10% yesterday to new highs after delivering another impressive first half result – contrary to some commentators who expressed concerns prior to the result. 

RBNZ on Hold Till 2021 | Heartland Bank Under Pressure

RBNZ on Hold Till 2021 | Heartland Bank Under Pressure

There have been growing views that there will be interest rate cuts by the Reserve Bank’s across both sides of the Tasman. Yesterday, Reserve Bank of NZ  governor Adrian Orr’s latest monetary policy statement was on the dovish side, but not as dovish as

Our Property Crunch Views in NZ Herald | Air NZ Falls

Our Property Crunch Views in NZ Herald | Air NZ Falls

We have highlighted risks to the property market in the past, and were quoted in the NZ Herald again yesterday.

Our Outlook for 2019

Our Outlook for 2019

At the current juncture, we do not foresee a catalyst for a large market crash, although volatility is likely to remain elevated in our view, until at least the middle of the year when there is likely to be better clarity around several of the uncertainti