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  • The Outlook for Fixed Interest

    24th March, 2021
  • The Outlook for Fixed Interest

    NZ Funds’ latest blog, written by Peter Ashworth, addresses the likelihood of interest rates rising after some 30 years of falling rates, and how this may negatively affect the wealth of many New Zealanders. This may seem counter-intuitive. Ashworth’s article explains how interest rate increases result in the value of investors’ bonds falling, the impact on the fixed interest component of portfolios, and why active management of your investment portfolios can help protect value.

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