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An investment fund where someone other than the investor gets the returns

A new fund from Nikko Asset Management may well be the ultimate gift to others.

Saturday, October 16th, 1:02PM  1 comment

Nikko has launched the NZ Freedom Fund where it charges no investment management fees and the returns made by the fund are all donated directly to a charity - Tearfund NZ.

In a nutshell the manager and investors get nothing, and the charity benefits.

The fund is an actively-managed PIE fund with a target annual return of around 2%.

Nikko has selected Tearfund for its work countering modern slavery ...MORE»

FSCL sees spike in overall complaints

Friday, October 15th, 12:11PM  1 comment

Complaints made to FSCL have gone up in the past year but remain on the low side for health and life insurers while complaints against finance companies and lenders have dropped.


KiwiSaver in colour: why it shouldn’t be the new black

Friday, October 15th, 6:00AM

Over the 2020/21 financial year, KiwiSaver fired on all cylinders but, according to Mint Asset Management head of sales and marketing David Boyle, focusing just on fees could limit its future performance potential.


FMA keeps watch on advertising rulebreakers

If it looks too good to be true, it probably is and the FMA wants to make sure you do the right thing by your customers and clients releasing a new guide for the advertising of financial products.

Thursday, October 14th, 10:54AM

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has issued new guidance focusing on how the fair dealing requirements of the Financial Markets Conduct Act (FMC Act) apply to advertisements for financial products after consultation with the industry last year.

The FMA expects firms to ensure their current marketing practices and campaigns are in line with the final guidance over the next two months and where ...MORE»

TAP offers OATs to independent advisers

Tuesday, October 12th, 6:23AM

After more than six months of intense testing and development, The Adviser Platform has launched a new advice tool saying it's a game-changer for independent advisers.


Pathfinder unpacks its Easy Crypto investment

Monday, October 11th, 6:00AM  1 comment

Pathfinder's John Berry says while the company won't directly invest in cryptocurrencies it is interested in solving a bigger problem - helping the world's 'unbanked' find financial security.


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Delta fails to dampen equity markets

Friday, October 15th, 8:28AM

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nib offers free mental health cover

Monday, October 18th, 10:33AM

nib New Zealand has launched a new complementary mental health cover add on for eligible Ultimate Health and Ultimate Health Max members. MORE»

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Inflation genie out of the bottle

Monday, October 18th, 12:56PM

Today's inflation number was big and economists think it could get even bigger. MORE»

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Returning Kiwi takes up CFO role at Tower

Monday, October 18th, 11:16AM

Tower's new chief financial officer is returning to New Zealand after more than 15 years overseas. MORE»

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First adviser-led KiwiSaver scheme

Friday, October 8th, 7:19PM

Low profile adviser group Aurora Financial has establised a new firm with its own KiwiSaver scheme with a strong ESG focus. MORE»

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