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John Paine - Global View November 2008

Thursday, 20 November 2008, 11:45 am | John Paine

Yes - there have been a lot of fires in the global financial markets. And it’s yet to be determined whether the world’s central banks and governments have been using water or gasoline. More >>

Credit Crunch and Countercyclical Opportunities

Thursday, 8 May 2008, 12:55 am | John Paine

Looking at the continuing turmoil in the global financial markets, I’m reminded - in a recent article by U.S. investment writer and analyst Dr Woody Brock - of Stein’s Law. More >>

John Paine: Global View January 2008

Wednesday, 23 January 2008, 2:44 pm | John Paine

The last half of 07 certainly had its share of unpleasant surprises, including the finance company collapses and the global Credit Crunch. More >>

John Paine: September 2007 Finance Newsletter

Friday, 14 September 2007, 12:41 am | John Paine

Well it’s been an interesting time since my last GLOBAL VIEW with the global “credit crunch”, and the New Zealand non-bank liquidity crisis. More >>

John Paine: July 2007 Finance Newsletter

Tuesday, 10 July 2007, 3:18 pm | John Paine

For the last few months, as I predicted, fixed interest mortgage rates have been rising. This is a result of the rise in interest rates offshore, which feed the fixed rates here. More >>

John Paine: June 2007 Finance Newsletter

Wednesday, 27 June 2007, 1:07 pm | John Paine

In the March GLOBAL UPDATE I talked about the large amount of money sloshing around the world looking for a home. This has resulted the emergence and abundance of non-bank lenders and sophisticated new finance products. More >>

John Paine: May 2007 Newsletter

Friday, 4 May 2007, 9:20 am | John Paine

Last Thursday the New Zealand Reserve Bank * raised the Official Cash Rate by 0.25% to 7.75%, More >>

John Paine: April 2007 Finance Newsletter

Thursday, 5 April 2007, 12:39 am | John Paine

Yesterday the Australian Reserve Bank decided to keep the cash rate target unchanged at 6.25%. Most economists had been saying it would be a close call and the ANZ bank’s comment was “We expect the RBA to hike rates in May following the release of the ... More >>

John Paine: February Finance Newsletter 2007

Wednesday, 14 February 2007, 3:47 pm | John Paine

Last Friday the European Central Bank kept its key interest rate on hold at 3.5% but said “strong vigilance” was needed to avoid “risks to price stability”. Rates were last raised in December 2006 and economists there are now predicting a ... More >>

John Paine: Global View - December 2006

Monday, 11 December 2006, 2:56 pm | John Paine

Last week both the Australian and New Zealand Reserve Banks left their official cash rate unchanged at 6.25% and 7.25% respectively. No changes were expected. But what wasn’t expected here was the stern tone of Alan Bollard’s accompanying message. More >>

John Paine - September Financial Newsletter

Friday, 1 September 2006, 2:27 pm | John Paine

In last month’s newsletter I noted that globally “we’re seeing a easing in the growth of house prices - not an easing in the prices themselves”. And I quoted U.S. Market Watch real estate editor Steve Kerch’s rationale why “housing is ... More >>

John Paine - August Finance Newsletter

Tuesday, 1 August 2006, 3:34 pm | John Paine

Rising inflation, oil prices and interest rates continue to dominate the world economic news. Financial markets are extremely volatile. More >>

John Paine: June Finance Newsletter

Thursday, 6 July 2006, 9:58 am | John Paine

In my March newsletter I looked at the trend in global interest rates and since then have been predicting a further rise. More >>

John Paine: June Finance Newsletter

Tuesday, 6 June 2006, 5:06 pm | John Paine

The Reserve Bank's Official Cash Rate is due for review on Thursday and no change is anticipated - so expect little change in floating interest rates, if any. More >>

May Finance Newsletter

Friday, 5 May 2006, 4:08 pm | John Paine

As expected the Reserve Bank didn’t increase the Official Cash Rate on the 27th of April. It remains at 7.25%. They say they can’t see any more rises - but don’t expect any drop this year. More >>




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