Category Archives: New Zealand Articles

New Zealand Gold and Silver Articles

This category includes all the articles on gold, silver and related topics written by Gold Survival Guide, often with a New Zealand focus.

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NZ Dollar Falls – Why has the NZ Dollar Weakened and Where to Now?

NZ Dollar Falls - Why and Where to Now_

The NZ dollar has had a number of falls lately. See the numbered chart further down the page. (1) The Kiwi plunged 1 cent on Wednesday morning (17 April). This followed the release by Statistics NZ of the latest Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) numbers: “…inflation eked out just a small gain in the March quarter, […]

The RBA is Destroying The Australian Economy…and No One Cares. Is the RBNZ Destroying the New Zealand Economy Too?

The RBA is Destroying The Australian Economy…and No One Cares. Is the RBNZ Destroying the New Zealand Economy Too

Greg Canavan wrote last week in his excellent Rum Rebellion eletter that the Reserve Bank of Australia is destroying the Aussie economy. It prompted us to have a think about how this compares to the New Zealand economy and ask a similar question: “Is the RBNZ destroying the New Zealand economy too?” Here is what […]

Bank Capital Changes: What is the RBNZ Preparing For?

Bank Capital Changes: What is the RBNZ Preparing For?

The New Zealand central bank is aiming to increase the amount of capital New Zealand Banks must hold. Why would they want to do this? Does the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) see some troubles looming on the horizon? Read on to find out… IMF’s Dire Warning on Global Economy In the Herald in […]

New Zealand Dollar Third Best Performing Currency Since 2001 – So Why Does it Still “Suck”?

New Zealand Dollar Third Best Performing Currency Since 2001 – So Why Does it Still “Suck”

The New Zealand Dollar has been up and down over the last 18 years. It has seen a lot of volatility since 2001. Trading in a wide range, with 0.40 being the low in 2001 and at a high of 0.88 in 2014. However from the chart below we can see that the overall trend […]

When Will You Know It’s Time to Sell Gold?

A common question is what is the best way to determine when it’s time to sell gold (and silver)? So this article identifies 7 ways to determine if it is time to sell gold with updated numbers for 2019… Is it Time to Sell Gold? “The ultimate asset bubble is gold” said George Soros in […]

Can Silver Rise When JP Morgan Controls So Much Physical and Paper Silver?

CAN SILVER RISE WHEN JP MORGAN CONTROLS SO MUCH PHYSICAL & PAPER SILVER

A question in this week from Pat asking can silver rise when JP Morgan controls so much physical and paper silver and manipulates the silver price? “I’ve been doing a bit of research, trying to decide whether or not I’d like to buy silver bullion and I’ve come across a fair amount of information (from […]

Is There a Kiwisaver Gold Fund or Gold Investment Option?

Is There a Kiwisaver Gold Fund or Gold Investment Option

Someone asked us again recently: “Is there a Kiwisaver gold fund that I could invest in?” We wrote about this a few years ago here: Questions From Readers: Precious Metals & Kiwisaver, BoomBust Cycle, Gold & Silver Exit Strategies The gist of our answer was that there are no specific precious metals Kiwisaver funds available […]

How Do You Value Gold | What Price Could Gold Reach?

How Do You Value Gold | What Price Could Gold Reach?

We received a question from a reader “What will the future resale value of gold be?” Or rather what they were really getting at, what price will gold likely reach in the future? How do you value gold? They accepted we did not have a crystal ball – although that would be handy! They were […]

Why Buffett is (Still) Wrong About Gold – But How He Loves Silver

Why Buffett is (Still) Wrong About Gold - But How He Loves Silver

Warren Buffet still doesn’t like gold. Or rather should we say Buffett still doesn’t “get” gold. We’ve commented briefly on this some years ago. In his latest Berkshire Hathaway annual company letter he was once again running down the precious metal. An email we received from the Crux summarises Buffett’s thoughts on gold nicely: “Warren […]

If the US Dollar or SDR Was Linked to Gold, How Would This Affect New Zealand?

Excellent questions from our readers keep on coming. Previously we received a question asking how a new gold standard might affect New Zealand. Given New Zealand doesn’t have any gold reserves: Jim Rickards is predicting that as early as January 2018 Donald Trump will devalue the usd and peg it to gold at $10,000usd. I […]

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