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International equities exposure offered with no fees

Investors soon be able to get access to a group of highly rated fund managers who have waived their investment management fees.

Tuesday, August 4th, 6:27AM

Former PM Capital chief investment officer Chris Donohoe is the joint chief executive heading up an Australian listed investment company which is the first if its kind in Australasia.

The Future Generation Global Investment company (FGG) is the first internationally-focused listed investment company with the dual objectives of providing shareholders with diversified exposure to prominent global equity funds whilst improving the lives of youth affected by mental illness, poverty, depression and social issues to name a few ...MORE»

Alliance offers back-office support

Tuesday, August 4th, 6:00AM

Independent adviser businesses struggling to stay afloat amid increasing administrative requirements are being given an opportunity to outsource more of their back-office functions.


Super Fund sticks with growth assets

Monday, August 3rd, 10:39AM

The New Zealand Superannuation Fund’s passive Reference Portfolio, the basis on which the majority of the Fund is invested, will remain strongly weighted to equity ownership, the Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation, the manager of the Fund, say.


Attitudes to advice cost must change

New Zealanders will need an attitude change to accept they will have to pay for financial advice as part of safe decumulation, Auckland University researchers say.

Monday, August 3rd, 6:00AM  2 comments

The Retirement Policy and Research Centre has released a working paper: "Options for dis-saving safely."

It says many middle-income retirees are ill-prepared to manage lump sums and are unable or unwilling to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to manage their assets.

This is likely to become more of a concern as New Zealanders invested in KiwiSaver accumulate larger balances.

The Centre says a particular flaw of KiwiSaver is the absence of any consideration of the decumulation phase of an investor's life cycle ...MORE»

Harbour good students

Friday, July 31st, 5:37PM


FMA takes action against Milford trader

Friday, July 31st, 12:52PM  1 comment

The FMA has issued civil proceedings in the High Court against Milford Asset Management portfolio manager Mark Warminger.


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HSBC does it again

Friday, July 31st, 11:28AM  2 comments

HSBC has launched an interest rate of 4.49% for its one, two and three-year fixed-term residential mortgages. MORE»

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Commission, replacement not an issue, summit hears

Tuesday, August 4th, 6:00AM

A recent PAA "summit on accessibility of advice" shows industry consensus that adviser remuneration and replacement business are not problems in and of themselves, the association’s president says. MORE»

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Massey calls for Act overhaul

Thursday, July 30th, 6:00AM  3 comments

Industry regulations are cumbersome and reduce the number of advisers operating in the New Zealand market, a group of Massey University academics say. MORE»

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Moffatt leaves FMA

Monday, August 3rd, 2:10PM

FMA enforcement boss Belinda Moffatt is leaving the regulator. MORE»

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General Finance experiencing good growth

Thursday, July 2nd, 2:56PM

General Finance is seeing growth in its business as investors chase good yields. MORE»


ANZ calls for action on women's savings

Thursday, July 30th, 6:01AM

ANZ is calling on other employers to do their bit to help women achieve better outcomes through KiwiSaver. MORE»

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