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Too low interest rate in New Zealand

I came from a country with high interest rates where you can easily find an investment that pays more than inflation, but I moved to New Zealand and was surprised when I saw that the inflation rate is ...
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Relation between inflation rates and interest rates

In Canada, as of the time of writing this question, the: Key interest rate is 1.00% (source) The inflation rate is 1.50% (source) In India, at the time of writing, the: Base interest rate is ...
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Treasury Bonds, compounding at new interest rates

this is more a question about bonds in general than just Treasuries, but we will use Treasuries for example Let say you have $10,000,000 and you buy 30-year Treasury bonds currently yielding 3% ...
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how does rise of china interest rate affect the inflation?

I heard not long ago that because of inflation rising up in China, the China Bank will rise its interest rate of 0.25%. I am quite new to the financial world and do not really understand how this is ...
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How can I make money if I believe that interest rates will go up, other than by investing in real-estate or taking out a low-interest loan?

How can I make money on the conviction that interest rates will rise other than: Buying real-estate Taking out a cheap loan and lending at a higher rate in the future
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Does high inflation help or hurt companies with huge cash reserves?

I've been told that high inflation rates lead to high cost of capital for businesses (in one of the answers here - High Leverage Inflation Hedges for Personal Investors). My question is: Consider a ...