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NZX50 dips slightly as investors react to Fonterra

New Zealand’s main share index dipped slightly as investors continued to shun market heavyweights and decided Fonterra’s planned change to its capital structure will not work for them.

Friday, May 7th, 6:18PM

The S&P/NZX 50 Index fell 40 points, or 0.17%, to 12,729.92. Market turnover was $125m with 63 stocks rising and 69 declining.

The biggest fall of the day came with investors passing their judgment on what Fonterra’s capital restructuring plans meant for them. Following a two-day trading halt, Fonterra's Shareholders’ Fund unit price fell by 6.52% or 30 cents this afternoon. It ...MORE»

BetaShares jumps the ditch with expansion into New Zealand

Friday, May 7th, 6:25AM

One of Australia's leading exchange-traded fund managers is moving to New Zealand and is setting up shop in Auckland.


The death of the single adviser FAP

Thursday, May 6th, 6:47AM  9 comments

Consultant Tony Vidler says we might be seeing the death of the single adviser FAP.


Rival Wealth takes on the Auckland market

Rival Wealth is expanding its business and has appointed a general manager to head up its brand new Auckland office.

Wednesday, May 5th, 3:33PM

Rival's latest growth phase sees well-known industry figure Barry Read make the move to the company and will oversee its new Auckland operation from within the ANZ Centre on Albert St.

Rival Wealth spokesman Tim Fairbrother says since opening their doors in 2008, Rival has grown from just three staff to a team of 21, along with opening sister company – Rival Accounting - in 2018, which has ...MORE»

Alvarium buys into Newton Ross and NZ DIMS

Wednesday, May 5th, 12:08PM

Global wealth management firm Alvarium has bought significant shareholdings of Auckland-based Newton Ross' investment management and NZ DIMS.


Why PI insurance premiums are rising

Wednesday, May 5th, 6:13AM  5 comments

A lack of underwriting capacity and the new licensing regime have caused professional indemnity premiums to skyrocket for advisers, according to a leading insurance broker. 


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Tuesday, May 4th, 5:37PM

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Monday, May 3rd, 8:55AM

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Reserve Bank's housing market fears

Thursday, May 6th, 2:57PM

Recent entrants to the housing market are vulnerable to rising interest rates, and 5% home loans could swallow up 50% of new buyers' household income, according to the Reserve Bank. MORE»

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Generate bolsters its management team

Thursday, May 6th, 2:55PM

Generate KiwiSaver has made two new appointments to its management team. MORE»

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A KiwiSaver's pandemic panic

Wednesday, April 21st, 6:00AM  2 comments

A recent complaint investigated by Financial Services Complaints Limited (FSCL) has highlighted the need for personal finance advice before making hasty decisions around changing KiwiSaver fund types. MORE»

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