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FSC: Advisers more important than ever

New Zealanders who have a financial adviser are coping much better with the disruption of Covid-19 than the wider population, the Financial Services Council says.

Tuesday, May 26th, 6:03AM

It has released the first in a new series of surveys it has commissioned.

The Financial Resilience Index tracks how New Zealanders feel on five key financial indicators.

“The first round of the index, looking at how our views have changed from March to April, shows that Covid-19 has impacted Kiwis’ financial resilience across the board, but with a particularly acute hit to job security, ...MORE»

NZ shares gain in light trading as investors eye US-China tension

Monday, May 25th, 6:00PM

New Zealand shares rose in light trading ahead of public holidays in the US and UK, as investors remain wary of growing tensions between the US and China.


Warning association numbers could fall

Monday, May 25th, 5:43AM  4 comments

Financial Advice New Zealand numbers have lifted during the lockdown – but there’s a warning that there might be a slump ahead.


Will corporates embrace remote working?

Will the success of corporate employees working from home during lockdown lead to a permanent shift to workers being home-based? 

Friday, May 22nd, 6:31AM

In the past decade there have been two major developments that make working from home more efficient, the roll out of ultra-fast broadband and the technology that allows for seamless online, virtual teamwork.

However, there remained an understandable scepticism by corporates regarding the potential drop off in productivity that could result from remote working. So, office workers largely ...MORE»

Winners and losers of FMA levy hike

Thursday, May 21st, 7:33AM  3 comments

The financial services industry must cough up more cash for its watchdog because the government is cutting the amount it funds the Financial Markets Authority to 17 percent of its total budget by 2023.


Financial advice commissions not under threat: Faafoi

Wednesday, May 20th, 6:23AM  6 comments

Commerce Minister Kris Faafoi has acknowledged concern at how the Conduct of Financial Institutions Bill (CoFI) will interact with the new financial advice regime – but says he thinks the advice regime is the most appropriate way to regulate financial advice and advisers.


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Monday, May 25th, 4:23PM

Professional IQ College (PIQ) is now open for enrolments for version two of the New Zealand Certificate in Financial Services (level five). MORE»

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Mortgage lending slumps to record low in April

Tuesday, May 26th, 3:09PM

Mortgage lending fell to its lowest level on record last month as the property market ground to a halt during the Covid-19 lockdown. MORE»

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T Rowe Price makes Australasian appointment

Monday, May 18th, 12:03PM

Global investment firm T Rowe Price has appointed a head of distribution for Australia and New Zealand. MORE»

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Friday, May 8th, 8:00AM

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