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AFT leads NZ shares higher

AFT Pharmaceuticals led New Zealand’s share market higher after its new painkiller helped double the company’s annual net profit.

Monday, May 23rd, 6:19PM

The S&P/NZX 50 Index rose 50 points, or 0.4%, to 11,316.46. Turnover was $92.6 million.

Oanda analyst, Jeffrey Halley said US market futures were up today but Asian investors were still cautious about the prospect of a recession.

“It is always worth taking Monday morning price action with a grain of salt and regional markets are probably placing more emphasis on a flat close by Wall Street,” ...MORE»

[The Wrap] Three things we learnt from the FMA Value for Money report

Saturday, May 21st, 3:18PM

Here are three things we learnt from the Financial Markets Authority Value for Money report. While there is some good stuff in the report there are also things the industry should be worried about.


Fund managers silent on FMA’s hard-hitting fees and commissions report

Friday, May 20th, 8:28AM  1 comment

Fund managers were yesterday ducking for cover when asked for on-the-record comment on a scathing FMA report, released on Wednesday, about fees and commissions charged to investors in KiwiSaver and other managed fund schemes.


[WATCH] Dealing with drawdowns

Investors may be worrying about their current returns, but even if you had the best possible portfolio it is impossible to avoid drawdowns.

Thursday, May 19th, 9:48AM  1 comment

Castle Point portfolio manager, Stephen Bennie, speaking to Good Returns TV, shows that it is impossible to avoid periods of negative returns.

Bennie discusses how the best possible portfolio, God’s Portfolio, performed over 90 years using research conducted by US firm Alpha Architect.

The portfolio is made up of the 50 best-performing stocks and is rebalanced each year with stocks which will ...MORE»

FMA ramps up opposition to trail commissions

Wednesday, May 18th, 9:19PM  1 comment

The Financial Markets Authority dishes out bouquets and brickbats to funds managers in a new report - but mainly brickbats.


Are your clients happy?

Wednesday, May 18th, 11:57AM  2 comments

I would postulate that many of your current clients are not happy. But that isn't necessarily due to your actions or inactions.


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Monday, May 16th, 3:29PM  4 comments

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Voluntary savings continue in KiwiSaver – ASB

Thursday, April 7th, 7:36AM

A significant minority of people are making voluntary contributions to their KiwiSaver schemes to take advantage of volatile market conditions, according to research by ASB. MORE»

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