Interest Rates Archives - Page 2 of 4 - Milford Asset
Investing in a low interest rate world

Bruce O'Leary, 30 Aug 2019

Low interest rates may be celebrated by those with mortgages, but can be a worry for those with money in…

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Interest rates; a race to the bottom?

Katlyn Parker, 23 Jul 2019

Central banks globally, most notably the US Federal Reserve (Fed) and the European Central Bank (ECB), are now proactively shifting…

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What’s causing the rise in Aussie property companies?

Roland Houghton, 05 Jul 2019

The listed Australian property sector (AREITs) has had a very strong 12 months, returning 19.3% (including dividends) vs. the ASX…

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What’s the right amount of government debt for NZ?

Ian Robertson, 06 Jun 2019

Amongst the Budget Responsibility Rules which the government agreed after the 2017 election, the government is required to reduce the…

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Diversifying from term deposits to bonds

Paul Morris, 15 May 2019

Last week the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (“RBNZ”) cut its Official Cash Rate (“OCR”) from 1.75 percent to a…

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Are current low interest rates set to go even lower?

Ian Robertson, 01 May 2019

In this short video, Senior Analyst Ian Robertson discusses the current interest rate environment and explains what it means for…

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Previewing Budget 2019 and how it could impact markets

Frances Sweetman, 24 Apr 2019

In this short video, Senior Analyst Frances Sweetman previews Budget 2019 and discusses what it could mean for the economy…

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An update on Aussie house price declines

David Rigby, 24 Apr 2019

Since our last blog on Australian housing in December last year prices have continued to fall, but the pace of…

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Caveat emptor longer dated bonds

Ian Robertson, 10 Apr 2019

Recent months have seen a trend in the NZ retail bond market towards longer dated bonds with coupon resets (known…

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