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NZ shares fall as tight rate outlook sharpens focus on GDP

New Zealand shares fell as investors ponder the nation’s tight monetary policy ahead of economic data poised to show whether or not the country’s out of recession.

Wednesday, June 19th, 6:25PM

The S&P/NZX 50 index dropped 96.21 points, or 0.8%, to 11,671.19. Across the main board, 84 stocks fell, 47 rose and 53 were unchanged. Turnover was $225.6 million, of which Channel Infrastructure and Infratil accounted for $88.4m.

Companies typically held for their reliable dividends remained under pressure as investors absorbed the hawkish view of the Reserve Bank of Australia in keeping its ...MORE»

New climate reports will give investors a different perspective

Wednesday, June 19th, 11:59AM

The Financial Markets Authority and the External Reporting Board have jointly produced a set of guides for understanding climate statements which are now starting to be published by climate reporting entities.


Against all odds? Investment markets punch out strong returns amid share market bounce

Monday, June 17th, 3:22PM

2023 was a remarkable year for investment markets. Mercer’s 2023 Periodic Table shows a bounce back of 11 out of 16 asset classes into the positives and a notable percentage increase on most asset class returns compared to the previous year.


Lessons from a silent housing crash

It certainly has been a rollercoaster ride for the economy and markets over the past four years.

Friday, June 14th, 6:42AM

By Greg Smith, Head of Retail at Devon Funds

Initial angst over the pandemic was replaced with relief as central bankers and governments pulled out the punch bowl, stimulating a Covid-stricken economy with a raft of measures which included taking interest rates towards zero. Spending thrived and economic activity soared as a result. The property market also ballooned – the narrative for the ...MORE»

PG parts ways with Castle Point founder Richard Stubbs

Thursday, June 13th, 6:59AM

Perpetual Guardian Investments has already severed ties with Castle Point founder Richard Stubbs and is negotiating the possible departure of another founder, Stephen Bennie, but the two other founders, Jamie Young and Gordon Sims are staying.


FMA sues Booster over wine investments

Wednesday, June 12th, 1:43PM  2 comments

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) says it has launched civil procedings against Booster Investment Managment (BMIL) and five named individuals alleging law breaches in related party dealings in investments in wine businesses.


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FMA offers CoFI support

Wednesday, June 19th, 9:26AM

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has published an information sheet specifically for smaller firms to assist in establishing and maintaining a Fair Conduct Programme (FCP) and applying for a Financial Institution (CoFI) licence. MORE»

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[GRTV] Public aware that ignoring climate change is ignoring investment risk

Tuesday, May 28th, 6:18AM

Just over five years ago Barry Coates was trying to find products for an ethical investment portfolio and gave up after a week. He says with a master’s degree in finance from Yale University, it should’ve been easy but the data wasn’t comparable and there were no objective measures. MORE»


Lessons from a silent housing crash

Friday, June 14th, 6:42AM

It certainly has been a rollercoaster ride for the economy and markets over the past four years. MORE»

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The importance of emotional intelligence

Thursday, June 13th, 6:02AM  1 comment

Research out of North America illustrates the importance of emotional intelligence and areas advisers can improve in. MORE»

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Portals for home loan applications? Be careful what you wish for

Wednesday, June 19th, 7:02AM  1 comment

A mortgage adviser who has worked in both Australia and New Zealand isn't a fan of the Australian system which accept mortgage applications through an old portal and says much depends on the portal. MORE»

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Smartshares appoints new GM of business development and distribution

Wednesday, June 19th, 1:43PM

Smartshares makes an appointment to a newly created role; General Manager - Business Development and Distribution. MORE»

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KiwiSaver not hot on Kiwi markets

Tuesday, June 4th, 9:17AM

KiwiSaver funds under management increased 7.2% for the first quarter of the year (from $107.5 billion to $115.2 billion) to deliver 18.6% over the previous 12 months, but the value of NZ assets fell for the quarter. MORE»

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