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A Tale of Two Markets

The future of the bull market was the consuming topic at the latest JUNO Exchange reader seminar.

The old and the new – the traditional stock market and a new market for trading real assets – were both explained at the Summer JUNO Exchange reader seminar on December 14.

About 60 people attended, as well as those who joined us on our Facebook livestream, for the final JUNO event of the year.

Guests enjoyed drinks and canapes, as experts offered insights on investing, at the OMF offices in Britomart, Auckland.

The event was introduced by JUNO Publisher and Editorial Director Jacqueline Taylor, who explained the magazine’s goal of improving Kiwis’ financial literacy.

OMF senior dealer Kevin Morgan explained the current bull market is the longest in recent memory, and speculated on whether it’s here to stay, or whether signs suggested it was waning.

Then, Kiwi Wealth general manager of customer product and innovation Joe Bishop explained responsible investing and the dilemmas Kiwi Wealth faced when it decided to revise its policies.

Mike Jenkins, executive director and founder of the Syndex Exchange, talked about the limitations of alternative assets and  how the company’s online platform for proportionally owned assets would improve their tradability. Syndex is a new exchange for selling shares in syndicates and real assets.

Attendees stayed on to chat and enjoy cheese platters, Akarua Wine, Sanpellegrino sparkling water and craft beers.

Watch the Facebook live stream of the event below:

Save the date:

The next JUNO Exchange event is on Thursday, March 8, at 6pm.