Monday thoughts: It's crazy that people want to invest in negative interest rates

OPINION: Investors want somewhere relatively safe that delivers good returns. Right now that’s hard.

New Zealand and US share markets are close to all-time highs, yet the global economy is in recession.

Bank deposits are thought of as secure, yet deposit rates are at ludicrously low levels. How does a one-year bank deposit at 1.25 per cent sound?

Shares may well go higher, but the brutal fall in March is a reminder they can go down as well as up.

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