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NZ market flat, Tower rises

The New Zealand sharemarket, heading for its 10th fall in 12 days, finished the week flat and was saved by another rise in the end-of-day matching session.

Friday, April 12th, 6:34PM

The S&P/NZX 50 Index closed at 11,931.32, down 2.99 points or 0.03% with the turnaround coming in the last 45 minutes when brokers match their buy and sell orders.

The intraday low was 11,840.57 points. The index declined 0.67% this week and has gained 1.4% for the year to date.

There were 66 gainers and 71 decliners over the whole market with 25.9 million shares worth $84.39 million changing ...MORE»

Still in charge

Friday, April 12th, 6:33AM

Globally, March was a robust month for markets.


[GRTV] Peer support helps with compliance stress

Wednesday, April 10th, 10:35AM

GRTV talks to AIA chief distribution officer Sharron Botica about the second AIA wellbeing survey and what has changed since the first one.


Sharesies has biggest trading yet

Almost half a billion dollars ($488m) was traded on Sharesies retail investment platform in March, the highest in the company’s six-year history.

Tuesday, April 9th, 11:59AM

Sharesies attributed the surge to the US tech stock rally, plus new investors entering the market at higher rates than seen over the past 18 months, and previously hesitant investors increasing their activity.

The highest individual trading day on record, March 5, saw $35.7m traded, mostly driven by Nvidia and Super Micro Computer, the latter having recently joined the S&P500.

The popularity ...MORE»

Fair outcomes could be another CCCFA fiasco

Monday, April 8th, 3:33PM  1 comment

The FMA’s proposed fair outcomes guidance risks becoming another Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act situation, says the Boutique Investment Group.


Art of Investing: A journey from shadows to spotlight

Friday, April 5th, 11:07AM

Imagine a child growing up in communist Poland in the 80s. Picture the grand, yet ultimately hollow, promises of five-year government plans that fizzled out before they could light any real fire under the economy.


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Octagon targets FAPs via NZX Wealth platform

Thursday, April 4th, 10:49AM

Forsyth Barr-owned Octagon Asset Management has made its funds available for independent financial advisers and financial advice providers (FAPs) via the NZX Wealth Technologies (NZXWT) platform. MORE»

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[GRTV] A trip around investment issues with MyFiduciary’s Chris Douglas

Monday, March 18th, 6:26AM

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Still in charge

Friday, April 12th, 6:33AM

Globally, March was a robust month for markets. MORE»

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[Opinion] Comedy of errors at the RBNZ

Thursday, April 11th, 6:28AM

The development of the Reserve Bank's solvency standards for insurers makes the companies look better than they really are.  MORE»

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Mortgage advisers aim to “educate” ComCom and want it to apologise

Friday, April 12th, 9:05AM  3 comments

The mortgage advisory industry is putting in a concerted effort to educate the Commerce Commission that it's views of their role and motivations is plain wrong. MORE»

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FNZ appoints execs in NZ

Tuesday, April 9th, 10:34AM

FNZ has appointed a chief executive and chief operating officer for its New Zealand operations. MORE»

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Gender pay gap and not contribution rates disadvantage women on KiwiSaver

Wednesday, April 3rd, 5:11AM

Research by Auckland University of Technology for the Retirement Commission points to the gender pay gap as the main cause for women contributing less. MORE»

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