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Trends That Can Shape The Future Of Online Retail

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 5:50 am | Kalkine

Summary The retail sector has observed some peculiar changes during the pandemic, with the most notable shift being to online retailing. Current retail landscape demand developing a user-friendly experience for customers, allowing them to have a smooth ... More >>

Inflationary Concerns Mount In New Zealand; How Can Investors Stave Off Inflation Jitters?

Friday, 23 July 2021, 5:54 am | Kalkine

Summary Inflationary pressures are quite evident in the New Zealand economy following the release of the June quarter CPI report. It seems to be the right time for investors to hedge their money against inflation. Investors can ponder on investing in asset ... More >>

Three Factors Fuelling Early Rate Hike Expectations In New Zealand

Tuesday, 20 July 2021, 5:33 am | Kalkine

Summary The central bank has recently decided to halt bond buying under its large-scale asset purchase program by 23 July. Several economists have brought forward their rate hike anticipations following the Reserve Bank’s decision. The recent performance ... More >>

Investing In The Equity Market? Be Wary Of These Five Investing Mistakes

Wednesday, 14 July 2021, 5:31 pm | Kalkine

Summary • Novice investors must be cautious of making silly mistakes in the equity market that can cost them a fortune. • Investors should equip themselves with comprehensive knowledge about the equity market before taking exposure to the same. • Maintaining ... More >>

Five Good Reasons To Invest In Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

Saturday, 10 July 2021, 5:32 am | Kalkine

Summary ETFs have emerged as a popular choice of investment during the COVID-19 era. During the virus crisis, investors increasingly turned to ETFs to hedge portfolios, efficiently rebalance holdings and manage unprecedented risks. While there are some ... More >>

What Makes Decentralised Finance A Hot Crypto Trend??

Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 1:43 pm | Kalkine

For the past twelve months, the cryptocurrency space has been stealing almost every headline to become the latest buzz. Along with the popular crypto asset Bitcoin, several other digital coins have been gaining ground in developers rush to create ... More >>

Inside New Zealand's Strategy To Curtail Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 6:11 am | Kalkine

Summary As per a report from the Climate Change Commission, New Zealand should cut its emissions by over 35 per cent to align with the 1.5-degree Celsius pathway. Starting next month, the purchasers of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles ... More >>

Has The New Zealand Economy Shaken Off COVID-19 Blues?

Friday, 25 June 2021, 6:07 pm | Kalkine

Summary The New Zealand economy has swiftly rebounded from the technical recession seen in 2020. The central bank recently signalled a move away from stimulatory monetary policy settings embraced during the pandemic. It will be interesting to see whether ... More >>

Will Bitcoin Successfully Navigate The Bear Market Wave?

Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 5:04 pm | Kalkine

Summary The price of Bitcoin has plunged by over 90 per cent to date since its all-time high in April 2021. China has recently intensified its crackdown on Bitcoin mining activities, putting downward pressure on Bitcoin prices. Dip in Bitcoin prices is ... More >>

Planning To Buy Your First Property? Here Are Some Valuable Tips

Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 5:57 pm | Kalkine

Summary First-time homebuyers have struggled to keep up with other buyer groups amid record-breaking property prices. Recently introduced government policies are expected to prompt a return of first-time homebuyers to off-the-plan property purchases. ... More >>

Is New Zealand's Property Market Finally Cooling Off?

Tuesday, 8 June 2021, 5:24 am | Kalkine

Summary The property market has begun to show the impact of the government’s new housing policies and the reintroduction of LVR restrictions. The country experienced a slowdown in the pace of house price growth in May and a dip in property sales volumes ... More >>

Three Green Shoots Reflecting NZ Economic Recovery From COVID-19 Crisis

Tuesday, 1 June 2021, 3:00 pm | Kalkine

As per the recently released Government Budget, the country’s economy will revive from the pandemic faster than previously anticipated, with a much lower peak in the jobless rate. Budget forecasts predict the economy to grow at a rate of 2.9 per cent ... More >>

How Can New Zealanders Boost Their KiwiSaver Balance?

Friday, 21 May 2021, 1:13 pm | Kalkine

Summary The government has recently changed the default KiwiSaver provider settings to improve people’s financial wellbeing in retirement. Some key tips and strategies can help people bolster their retirement savings. People can choose the strategy More >>

Is Bitcoin Mining Playing Spoilsport With Climate?

Friday, 14 May 2021, 6:00 pm | Kalkine

Summary Bitcoin has a real carbon footprint, with one Bitcoin transaction producing the carbon dioxide equivalent to more than 1.1 million VISA transactions. Bitcoin mining consumes a significant amount of electricity, which has historically been ... More >>

Weighing The Prospects And Benefits Of Trans-Tasman Travel Bubble

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 5:33 am | Kalkine

Summary The execution of the travel bubble is expected to deliver a significant economic boost to both Australia and New Zealand. The success of the trans-Tasman travel bubble may pave the way for the launch of other travel bubbles with the country. ... More >>

Is The New Zealand Property Market Going Haywire?

Wednesday, 28 April 2021, 5:44 am | Kalkine

Summary The exponential surge in property prices over the last few months has triggered concerns of a potential real estate bubble in Kiwi Land. March 2021 saw strong growth in auction activity, home sales volumes and property prices. The policymakers are ... More >>

How Is New Zealand Taming The Climate Change Beast?

Friday, 16 April 2021, 5:21 pm | Kalkine

Summary New Zealand has been taking active and innovative steps to transition the country towards a lower emissions future. The recently introduced climate change law for banks, ban on new coal-fired boilers and the launch of the first zero-carbon ... More >>

These NZ Alliances With Trading Partners Are Not Worth Missing!

Friday, 9 April 2021, 3:43 pm | Kalkine

No doubt, the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted international trade flows of New Zealand amidst overseas border restrictions. Amid supply chain disruptions. these curbs caused massive losses to the economy, previously generating substantial revenue from exports. More >>

NZ Travel Industry Gearing Up For Post-Pandemic Recovery

Wednesday, 31 March 2021, 1:34 pm | Kalkine

  The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly disrupted the popular trend of domestic and international travel, threatening the travel industry like never before. The industry suffered a multi-billion-dollar loss of revenue after international borders ... More >>

How Is The NZ Government Tackling Adversities Of Climate Change?

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 2:45 pm | Kalkine

New Zealand is experiencing a multitude of climate change impacts, including melting glaciers, record-hot summers, and warming ocean temperatures. The government is pulling out all the stops to help the nation meet its carbon emission targets. Some emerging ... More >>