Janet Natta - What Happens When the New Zealand Dollar Drops
Keeping an eye on currency rates
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The value of the NZ dollar against the US dollar has been headline news almost daily for the last few weeks as the NZD has fallen sharply against the value of the US dollar. Why is this so important? When … Read More

why credit risk matters
What is credit risk and why does it matter?
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When I am talking about fixed interest as an asset class, I often talk about credit risk as being an important concept when investing. In fact, it could be THE most important concept when investing in fixed interest and cash … Read More

rupees - Janet Natta is excited about India
Why I’m excited about India
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I first heard a presentation about the potential of investing in India about three years ago, and I was mesmerised India is the world’s largest democracy, and is likely to take over from China as the world’s most populous nation … Read More

taking stock at the end of a financial year
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With 31 March fast approaching, I am sure that there are many business clients (and accountants) hanging on to their sanity by their fingernails at present. However, as the end of the financial year approaches, it is the natural point … Read More

Should I invest in Bitcoin?
What is Bitcoin?
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What exactly is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a crypto currency, which was invented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008 and started operating in 2009. Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer electronic cash system which operates freely over the internet. Electronic money stored in electronic … Read More

Janet Natta - trusted financial adviser at Smart Money Advice
Is My Money Invested Responsibly?
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Do your clients ask “Is my money invested responsibly?” I was recently asked my opinion on the question “is my money invested responsibly?” along with Rodger Spiller (Money Matters) and Simon Hassan (Hassan and Associates). Here are our three answers … Read More

Janet Natta - trusted financial adviser at Smart Money Advice
Responsible investing missing the mark: White paper
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New Zealand’s responsible investment managers are too focused on exclusions, a new white paper says   Good Returns invited me (Janet Natta) to comment about “responsible investing missing the mark” – here’s the beginning of the article so you’ve got some … Read More

The seasons of share markets - spring
the Seasons of Share Markets
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The seasons of share markets I was pondering on the current record highs of the share market (both in NZ and the USA) and I realised that the share markets basically have a lot in common with the seasons. At … Read More

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