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Brent King

INTEREST RATES KEEP DROPPING!!!
By Brent King
INTEREST RATES KEEP DROPPING!!! There have been 3 recent Bond issues where retail investors are reacting against the dropping rates . The Fonterra, Meridian and Genesis offers are at levels that many investors are simply thinking “not worth the trouble”.... More »

 
Brent King

Happy New Year!
By Brent King
IT HAS BEEN A GREAT YEAR FOR US IN 2015 Happy New Year to you ! I hope you have had a chance to relax and enjoy the festive season. We have been open for business on every business day right through the holiday period. We are available to service any... More »

 
Brent King

ENERGY IS THE KEY!
By Brent King
After decades of trying to produce energy for the world, we now find ourselves in a position where there is simply far too much energy available for the current level of demand. This has been caused by: The significant growth in the production of solar... More »

 
Brent King

Greece, Greece and more Greece!
By Brent King
  The world is certainly focused on this small country. It appears that it is the centre of the universe just now. Every news bulletin, every newspaper, every website has a view. Here is mine. It is just as likely to be right or wrong as any other.... More »

 
Equity Investment Advisers

What have we learnt from 2015?
By Equity Investment Advisers
  We have consumed 5 months of 2015 and what do we know? The overriding fact is Governments have stopped leading and they are reacting to situations. There is no restructuring or strategic initiatives to improve the economy. Each government is taking... More »

 
Brent King

2015 HAS STARTED WITH A BANG!
By Brent King
      We are off and running in 2015.  The world events have taken center stage and we have all been spectators. The major events have been:   Paris   The shocking events in Paris and the apparently related events of Brussels.... More »

 
Brent King

Time to Think about the big issues
By Brent King
Currently the world has a series of issues that could severely upset the current balance. The world events of the Middle East and the Barbaric acts staged to gain international attention under the names of ICIL, ICIS etc.  are disturbing and have the... More »

 
Brent King

Wow !!! We needed that !!
By Brent King
Last week’s correction is very important for the New Zealand Capital markets. The market had become “drunk “. We were constantly being offered assets at price which had no logic other than they were hard to get. The shortage was created by investors... More »

 
Brent King

Take Action before 30th June 2014
By Brent King
If you pay $1042.86 the Government gives you $521.43. That’s a great deal!! Every year the government will make a contribution to your KiwiSaver account as long as you are a contributing member aged 18 or over. This is to encourage you to save. This... More »

 
The Looking Glass - An NZSA View

Hutson and Reeves’ Attempt to “Shoot the Messenger” Is Misguided, Shareholders Association Says
By The Looking Glass - An NZSA View
Recent attempts by Messrs Hutson and Reeves to imply a connection or relationship between the New Zealand Shareholders Association Chairman, John Hawkins and Abano’s Chairman, Trevor Janes, are both misguided and baseless says the Association. The NZ... More »

 
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