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Will the share market cope with OCR hikes?

Dan Brunskill
Mon, 26 Jul 2021

Investors have already been bracing for higher interest rates (Image: Unsplash)
Dan Brunskill
Mon, 26 Jul 2021
For more than a year, equity markets in New Zealand and around the world have been supported by extremely accommodating central bank policies designed to stave off an economic downturn.Now it looks as though the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is willing to be the first nation in the OECD to call time on emergency policy settings.The central bank ended its large-scale asset purchase programme ­– also known as quantitative easing or ‘money printing’ – last Thursday and many economists are calling for it to raise the offic...

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Dalton blinks: Auckland back in the America’s Cup hunt
Pattrick Smellie | Fri, 17 Sep 2021

Plans to announce an offshore host city for the 37th America's Cup are on hold as two of the three rumoured bidders baulk.

Bar owner borrowed $30k to cover wage subsidy delays
Michael Andrew | Fri, 17 Sep 2021

Shaneel Sudhakar faced a 22-day delay in payment of the wage subsidy.

Bridgecorp’s death knell a timely warning
Paul McBeth | Fri, 17 Sep 2021

A new generation of investors would do well to wander through the corporate graveyard of yesteryear.

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Kiwi security technology leading the world

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