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In an unexpected move, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand has kept the OCR interest rate fixed at 1%. What does this mean for the Kiwi economy?
Today, interest is used by large banking companies and wealthy groups to profit. And it has debt danger in our modern economy.
Simon Bridges announced a raft of changes aiming to get New Zealand moving. And with super-low interest rates, maybe he’s ready to hit his sweet spot.
The global slowdown puts Countries like Australia and New Zealand are in a very risky position. For years, China has been the major export partner.
History repeats itself in New Zealand from looking back at 1984. And when you’re falling backwards into the mire, someone should call it out.
OCR hits record low. Cut the interest rates all you like. But you may as well send a meat lover to a vegan buffet. Plenty to nibble on. Nothing to satisfy.
As investors, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with all of the issues and trends affecting our wealth. In the NZ economy there are Some good. Some bad.
The big question now is this: will the Warehouse Group be able to leverage its physical presence into online success? as they’re successful retailers.
It will be one of the interesting events in our history as the US confronts China over its trade practices. For now, all we can do is have faith that fairness will prevail.
I started investing in the NZX at 17. That’s the best time to begin investing. Young people are fearless, and time is on their side.
In the Standard and Poor’s Global Financial Literacy Survey, New Zealand was placed 11th in the world for financial literacy, with 61% passing the test. That still leaves a lot of room for improvement.