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Infratil to raise $1.15b as NZ market sinks

New Zealand shares fell in subdued trading conditions, driven partly by investors selling out of other positions to participate in Infratil’s mammoth $1.15 billion capital raising.

Monday, June 17th, 6:33PM

The S&P/NZX 50 Index fell 166.39 points, or 1.4%, to 11,698.51. Within the main board, 78 stocks fell, 50 rose, and 53 were unchanged. Turnover was $118.4 million, with just five companies trading on volumes of more than a million shares. 

Trading of Infratil shares was halted at $10.89 before the market opened as the infrastructure investment firm kicked off plans to raise $1.15b to fund ...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.


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

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.

Wednesday, June 12th, 1:43PM  1 comment

Booster says it “strongly disputes” the allegations and that it will “defend its position vigorously.”  

The FMA says it alleges 75 causes of action against the company and named individuals, saying those people “used their positions improperly as directors or senior managers in circumstances where conflicts of interest and related party benefits were not properly ...MORE»

New FANZ head sees a "resilient" financial advice industry

Wednesday, June 12th, 11:00AM  10 comments

The financial advice industry has been resilient in the face of regulation and the economic downturn and is focused on “positivity for the future,” says Financial Advice New Zealand (FANZ) chief executive Nick Hakes.


Ballantyne joins dealer group

Wednesday, June 12th, 3:23AM  1 comment

Naomi Ballantyne has taken on a directorship role with emerging dealer group.


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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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ANZ says it doesn't discriminate against mortgage advisers

Monday, June 17th, 3:24PM

ANZ Bank New Zealand says it has looked at its data and says it shows it doesn't discriminate in terms of processing times between mortgages its own staff originate and those originated by mortgage advisers. MORE»

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Super Fund gets acting CIO

Thursday, June 13th, 6:26AM

The NZ Super Fund has appointed an acting chief investment officer to replace Stephen Gilmore who is off to join the world's largest pension fund. 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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