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NZ sharemarket flat amid international turmoil

The New Zealand sharemarket opened the week on a flat note, and heavyweight Mainfreight was pegged back on profit-taking after a strong run.

Monday, July 15th, 6:22PM

The S&P/NZX 50 Index recovered from a morning fall to 12,043.18 and closed at 12,123.14, down 11.83 points or 0.10%.

There were 89 gainers and 52 decliners over the whole market on volumes of 39.01 million share transactions worth $92.26m.

Jeremy Sullivan, investment adviser with Hamilton Hindin Greene, said the profit-taking in Mainfreight and Infratil weighed the market down, with Mainfreight ...MORE»

Another lean year for Salt, Mint and NZ Funds Management

Friday, July 12th, 6:15AM

The year ended March 2024 looks like another lean one for fund managers if the results of three managers lodged with the Companies Office are any guide.


[GRTV] Rick Willis shares MDRT secrets

Thursday, July 11th, 8:29AM

MDRT country chair Rick Willis led one of the biggest contingents of New Zealand advisers to the association's annual meeting in Vancouver last month. He talks to GRTV about the trip and how MDRT changed his life.


Assets trump salary for Kiwi investors

As long term wage growth falls behind the cost of living, New Zealand investors are looking to financial markets to build wealth, says a report by Australian investment platform Stake.

Tuesday, July 9th, 1:43PM

The Stake Ambition Report, which surveyed more than 1,000 non-retired New Zealanders, says getting a ‘good job’ and buying property to achieve financial security, are not seen as accessible or reliable as they once were.

Respondents to the survey put goods inflation, housing costs and slow wage growth as the top barriers to reaching their financial goals.

Nearly two-thirds (64%) felt ...MORE»

Treasury outlines likely costs of financial institution failures

Monday, July 8th, 7:03AM

The most likely type of financial institution to fail and require the new deposit guarantee scheme to kick in would be of a non-bank deposit taker and would be likely to cost between $800 million and $1 billion up front, with recoveries likely to reduce the cost to between $100 million and $400 million.


Graeme Lindsay: death of a life industry stalwart

Thursday, July 4th, 11:53AM  5 comments

Graeme Lindsay's professional life in the insurance industry was bookended by brushes with cancer.


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ANZ stays active and replaces one manager

Monday, July 15th, 2:41PM

ANZ Investments is replacing MFS Institutional Advisors (MFS) with BlackRock Investment Management (Australia). MORE»

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[GRTV] What needs to change with KiwiSaver

Thursday, June 6th, 8:23AM

Consilium managing director Scott Alman talks to Philip Macalister about changes he would like to see made to KiwiSaver. MORE»


Meeting half-way

Wednesday, July 10th, 6:53AM

June saw a continuation of this year’s themes, with US equity markets continuing their 20-month bull run, led by the technology sector, and AI-related names in particular. MORE»

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Are trauma products still fit-for-purpose?

Friday, July 12th, 6:34AM

Steve Wright suggests it’s time to rethink trauma policies so they are more equitable rather providing wind fall gains to some policyholders. MORE»

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Distance between inflation and RBNZ’s target narrows

Monday, July 15th, 10:25AM

All eyes this week will be on the Consumer Price Index data in the wake of the Reserve Bank’s slight change in mood on when interest rates will come down. MORE»

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Strategi Group appoints head of AML/CFT

Wednesday, July 3rd, 8:35AM

Derek Chen has joined Strategi Group full-time as the head of AML/CFT. MORE»

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Select committee against bill to limit use of KiwiSaver as part of pay package

Tuesday, July 2nd, 6:12AM  3 comments

The majority of the Finance and Expenditure Committee doesn’t think a bill to make it harder for employers to include KiwiSaver contributions in employees' pay should be passed. MORE»

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