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Buy Silver in New Zealand – Why is it More Expensive?

Buy Silver in New Zealand - Why is it More Expensive

Why is it More Expensive to Buy Silver in New Zealand? In the past premiums (i.e. the mark up) above the spot price of silver have been 20% and even as high as 30% in New Zealand. While premiums above spot price have reduced on silver over recent years, silver in New Zealand is still […]

Should I Buy Gold and Silver Coins or Bars?

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Here’s all you need to know about choosing between gold and silver coins or bars…   Should I Buy Gold Coins or Should I Buy Gold Bars? It’s a very common question for new gold buyers.  And one we hear a lot. Same goes for buying silver coins versus buying silver bars.  Confusion often reigns […]

Why Buy Gold? Here’s 15 Reasons to Buy Gold Now

“Everything looks pretty good in the world at the moment. Property and share prices have gone up a lot. Why buy gold now?” That’s one of the common responses we get when we mention we are involved in selling gold and silver bullion. Unlike a number of years ago the average guy or girl in […]

Why Buy Silver? Here’s 21 Reasons to Buy Silver Now

Why Buy Silver

We’ve previously looked at all the reasons we could think of as to why to buy gold.  So it seems only fair that we should give “poor mans gold” the same treatment and so today we look at the question – “Why buy silver?”   Reasons to Buy Silver? Same as the Reasons to Buy […]

Does Gold Seasonality Affect the NZ Dollar Gold Price?

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If you’ve been around the gold sector for a little while you’ve no doubt come across talk of “gold seasonality”. (This article was first written in August 2014. Latest update July 2018).   What is Gold Seasonality? Gold seasonality generally refers to the northern hemisphere mid summer lull in precious metals markets – which often […]

Here’s How to Connect With Other Like-Minded New Zealanders

Connecting Like Minded People Gold, silver and related ideas remain very much a fringe topic. One of the most common things we hear when talking to people is “I don’t have anyone to discuss any of this with. My friends and family think I am nuts!” Odds are that you may have few, if any, […]

Financial Martial Law: Does NZ Have Similar Financial Reporting Regulations?

Reader Kim forwarded us the below article on Financial Martial Law in the USA and asked: “Have you guys seen this ? Does NZ have similar regulation ? Sadly I imagine it does.” First here’s the full article. At the end we’ll give our thoughts on where any similarities are with New Zealand financial reporting […]

RBNZ Deputy Confirms Our Thoughts: Any Bank Depositor Bail-In Exemption Likely Minimal

Last week we discussed how the IMF has: “…recommended the government implement a $10,000 “de minimis” exemption to the current Open Bank Resolution (OBR) scheme (a.k.a. bank depositor haircut scheme). This would mean that each bank depositor would get $10,000 exempt from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s (RBNZ) depositor “haircut” policy if a bank […]

IMF Says NZ Needs Bank Depositor Haircut Exemption of $10,000

An IMF report this week on the state of the New Zealand banking system, recommended the government implement a $10,000 “de minimis” exemption to the current Open Bank Resolution (OBR) scheme (a.k.a. bank depositor haircut scheme). This would mean that each bank depositor would get $10,000 exempt from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s (RBNZ) […]

Ronni Stoeferle: Retail Bullion Demand is Collapsing – What About in New Zealand?

See how retail gold investors have been behaving quite differently to big money investors. Discover how this compares to what’s happening in the New Zealand bullion market. Plus what the current headwinds and tailwinds for gold are. It’s been awhile since we shared any thoughts from the excellent Ronni Stoeferle of Incrementum and the In […]

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