About Good Returns  |  Advertise  |  Contact Us  |  Terms & Conditions  |  RSS Feeds Other Sites:   depositrates.co.nz  |   landlords.co.nz
Last Article Uploaded: Friday, July 21st, 11:57AM
Check out GoodReturns TV now! Dismiss
rss
Latest Headlines

News Round Up

Biggest SRI event, BT's parent to demutualise, FAB's building plans.

Sunday, August 19th 2001, 9:50PM

The biggest ethical investing event in this region this year is happening in Melbourne on September 3 and 4.

The Ethical Investment Association is holding its second annual conference in conjunction with the United Nations Environment Programme.

The two day conference includes a number of major offshore speakers from Canada, the US, Asia, and the UK, plus workshops on institutional and retail investor issues.

Keynote speakers include the president of the Domini Social Equity Fund, Amy Domini, and Penny Shepherd, the executive director of the UK Social Investment Forum.

For more details on the conference and a complete programme click here

BT's parent to demutualise


BT Funds Management's parent company, The Principal Financial Group, is proceeding with demutualisation in the United States and plans to list early next year.

Policyholders have voted overwhelmingly in favour of plans to convert the mutual into a company. In total 92.2% of votes were cast in favour of demutualisation.

"We are very pleased with the results of the vote, which demonstrates policyholder confidence in the fairness of our demutualisation plan, as well as in the direction and future of The Principal," Principal and chief executive officer J Barry Griswell said.

The Prinicipal Group is now awaiting approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission.

FAB's building plans
Christchurch-based software company FAB has launched a package which allows users to create and design financial plans.

FAB's Brendan Canton says the package, PlanBuilder, makes it easy to prepare a comprehensive financial plan covering investment retirement savings, insurance. It also records cash flows.

PlanBuilder fully integrates with FAB's Virgil database package to create FAB Enchilada.

« Tech sector not looking too badSovereign takes regulation bull by the horns »

Special Offers

Commenting is closed

 

print

Printable version  

print

Email to a friend
News Bites
Latest Comments
  • FMA finds room for improvement
    “Brent - I suspect you're not alone. I've heard of similar experiences and agree with the call to action....”
    8 hours ago by dcwhyte
  • FMA finds room for improvement
    “Hi David No I didn’t bother alerting the FMA re the performance data because, from memory, I had previously alerted...”
    12 hours ago by Brent Sheather
  • FMA finds room for improvement
    “Agree with Brent's comments - and would ask if the performance data cited has been forwarded to the FMA for action? With...”
    13 hours ago by dcwhyte
  • FMA finds room for improvement
    “Very strange that “consumers still feel they aren’t being told the full story about fees” yet the FMA and the CFFC...”
    15 hours ago by Brent Sheather
  • FMA overstepping bounds: Weatherston
    “I was under the impression that the FMA was the primary regulator and enforcer of the law, not the law maker themselves....”
    1 day ago by Pragmatic
Subscribe Now

Weekly Wrap

Previous News

MORE NEWS»

Most Commented On
Mortgage Rates Table

Full Rates Table | Compare Rates

Lender Flt 1yr 2yr 3yr
ANZ 5.79 5.05 5.35 5.59
ANZ Special - 4.55 4.85 -
ASB Bank 5.80 4.85 5.14 5.49
ASB Bank Special - 4.45 4.74 5.09
BankDirect 5.80 4.85 5.14 5.49
BankDirect Special - 4.45 4.74 5.09
BNZ - Mortgage One 6.50 - - -
BNZ - Rapid Repay 5.95 - - -
BNZ - Special - 4.59 4.79 5.09
BNZ - Std, FlyBuys 5.90 4.99 5.29 5.59
BNZ - TotalMoney 5.90 - - -
Lender Flt 1yr 2yr 3yr
Credit Union Auckland 6.70 - - -
Credit Union Baywide 5.95 5.45 5.50 -
Credit Union North 6.45 - - -
Credit Union South 6.45 - - -
Finance Direct - - - -
First Credit Union 5.85 - - -
Heartland 6.70 7.00 7.25 7.85
Heartland Bank - Online - - - -
Heretaunga Building Society 5.75 5.00 5.20 -
Housing NZ Corp 5.79 4.85 5.14 5.49
HSBC Premier 5.79 4.09 4.29 4.89
Lender Flt 1yr 2yr 3yr
HSBC Premier LVR > 80% - - - -
HSBC Special - - - -
ICBC 5.70 4.59 4.69 5.09
Kiwibank 5.70 4.95 5.29 5.75
Kiwibank - Capped - - - -
Kiwibank - Offset 5.70 - - -
Kiwibank Special - 4.45 4.79 5.25
Liberty 5.69 - - -
Napier Building Society - - - -
Nelson Building Society 6.10 5.10 5.45 -
Resimac 5.00 4.86 4.75 5.30
Lender Flt 1yr 2yr 3yr
SBS Bank 5.79 4.99 5.29 5.59
SBS Bank Special - 4.59 4.85 5.25
Sovereign 5.90 4.85 5.24 5.49
Sovereign Special - 4.45 4.84 5.09
The Co-operative Bank - Owner Occ 5.75 4.59 4.85 5.25
The Co-operative Bank - Standard 5.75 5.09 5.35 5.75
TSB Bank 5.80 4.80 5.15 5.45
TSB Special - 4.55 4.49 5.15
Wairarapa Building Society 5.70 4.85 4.99 -
Westpac 5.95 4.99 5.29 5.59
Westpac - Capped rates - 5.26 5.36 -
Lender Flt 1yr 2yr 3yr
Westpac - Offset 5.95 - - -
Westpac Special - 4.59 4.85 5.09
Median 5.80 4.85 5.14 5.38

Last updated: 7 July 2017 9:26am

News Quiz

The maximum remuneration model for Australian life insurance advisers is to be set at what?

Upfront 40% + trail 20%

Upfront 50% + trail 10%

Upfront 50% + trail 20%

Upfront 60% + trail 10%

Upfront 60% + trail 20%

MORE QUIZZES »

About Us  |  Advertise  |  Contact Us  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy  |  RSS Feeds  |  Letters  |  Archive  |  Toolbox
 
Site by Web Developer and eyelovedesign.com