Investment Updates

Brendon White – Investment Specialist

26 September 2017

The New Zealand economy regained some momentum into the middle of the year following a soft patch at the end of 2016 and in early 2017. Overall the growth remains for continued solid growth. The outcome of the election creates the greatest uncertainty, though both major parties remain committed to the foundations of New Zealand’s macro-economic stability. Fiscal policy looks set to be easier in 2018/19 regardless of outcome with the only question being the mix of that easing. Inflationary pressures remain generally subdued with monetary policy likely on hold until late 2018.

Read more in AMP Capital’s latest New Zealand Insights, which includes a fixed income perspective from Warren Potter, Senior Portfolio Manager, and comment on New Zealand equities from Matthew Goodson at Salt Funds Management.

Click here to watch this month’s Market Watch video presented by AMP Capital NZ Chief Economist, Bevan Graham. This video provides a short and sharp 4 minute overview of key events in Global Markets for the previous month and what to look out for in coming months.

Previous investment updates

June 2017

November 2016