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December 2015

31 Dec 2015Christchurch Central: Rising from the rubble
30 Dec 2015FAA forums
30 Dec 2015Focus on what's important in 2016
30 Dec 2015What to look out for in 2016
29 Dec 2015Housing with a heart
24 Dec 2015Looking back on 2015
24 Dec 2015Kauri controversy overlooks property rights
23 Dec 2015Commercial market growing
23 Dec 2015Rezoning windfall?
23 Dec 2015IDS hires key industry figures
23 Dec 2015Agreement disputes part of evolution: IFA
23 Dec 2015Zone changes may be windfall for investors
22 Dec 2015Harbour picks up mandate from AMP
22 Dec 2015Mortgage lending grows
22 Dec 2015Adviser career path needed
22 Dec 2015NZIER economist appointed by wealth management firm
21 Dec 2015Record breaking migration continues
21 Dec 2015New proposal for banks off-quarter reporting
21 Dec 2015Changing future for tenancies
21 Dec 2015Times are changing
21 Dec 2015KiwiSaver providers should take better care, Vernon says
21 Dec 2015Banking on change
18 Dec 2015Advisers vital for KiwiSaver: Beattie
18 Dec 2015Muted response to Fed move
18 Dec 2015Options paper discussed
17 Dec 2015LendMe rejects fee criticism
17 Dec 2015Finally
17 Dec 2015Comcom charges real estate agencies after Trade Me row
17 Dec 2015Rents on the rise
17 Dec 2015Advertising of soft-dollar tempters not a good look
17 Dec 2015FMC moves positive for clients: AMP
16 Dec 2015Rents hit new high in Auckland
16 Dec 2015Inflation risks skewed to the downside
16 Dec 2015New director for Plus4
16 Dec 2015What tenants want
16 Dec 2015The Wolf Talks Turkey
16 Dec 2015Advisers overdue for a pay rise
16 Dec 2015Deposits to be returned to Springpark buyers
15 Dec 2015Drop in apartment investment
15 Dec 2015What tenants really want
15 Dec 2015Being aware of urban change drivers
15 Dec 2015Entity licensing benefits no one: Whyte
15 Dec 2015Rewrites upset investors
15 Dec 2015Jennings: No commission for replacement business
15 Dec 2015AMP may wind up fund
15 Dec 2015Take note of urban change drivers
14 Dec 2015Regulatory changes slow Auckland market
14 Dec 2015LendMe fees under question
14 Dec 2015Active managers must be better...
14 Dec 2015Retirees an advice opportunity
14 Dec 2015Comcom examines LendMe fees
11 Dec 2015Variable annuities get green light
11 Dec 2015Momentum shifting
11 Dec 2015Kiwis doubt their financial knowledge
11 Dec 2015Partners offers mobile tests
11 Dec 2015Harmoney to launch insurance product
11 Dec 2015Harmoney to launch insurance product
10 Dec 2015REINZ data shows market cooling
10 Dec 2015GFS scoops up adviser awards
10 Dec 2015National price growth strong
10 Dec 2015BNZ makes third party distribution appointment
10 Dec 2015Reluctance to cut may be wrong
10 Dec 2015Tenancy Tribunal has bite
10 Dec 2015OCR cut to 2.5%
10 Dec 2015What the Reserve Bank said today
10 Dec 2015OCR cut, maybe for final time. Rate cuts started
10 Dec 2015Associations should step up to help consumers find advisers: Boyle
9 Dec 2015NZTS deal done
9 Dec 2015How Much Would You Pay to Live One Year Longer?
9 Dec 2015What will the RBNZ say?
9 Dec 2015Bolton: How do investors know P2P right for them?
9 Dec 2015Cameron: MJW made little difference to FAA options
9 Dec 2015GST decision could lead to higher fees
9 Dec 2015New chair for NZSF
9 Dec 2015Get smoke alarms, insulation sorted
8 Dec 2015Pro bono work for IFA members
8 Dec 2015Stephens to retire from Lifetime
8 Dec 2015New magazine out now: Apartment Living
8 Dec 2015Advisers ask: Is it fair accountants, lawyers outside law?
7 Dec 2015Off the plan buys outside LVRs
7 Dec 2015Oyster's latest offer promises 8.4% return
7 Dec 2015Warming to responsible investing
7 Dec 2015End of an era for Fidelity Life chief
7 Dec 2015Fidelity Life CEO steps down
7 Dec 2015Industry asks: Is transactional advice relief working?
4 Dec 2015Mixed predictions for OCR movement
4 Dec 2015Odds are on an OCR cut
4 Dec 2015Senior Trust achieves listing
4 Dec 2015PIMCO platform launches
4 Dec 2015Harmoney changes fee structures
3 Dec 2015Whangarei climbing out of Auckland’s shadow
3 Dec 2015Devon 12th manager to get licence
3 Dec 2015Health insurance bill defeated
3 Dec 2015Mixed data seals deal
3 Dec 2015Pain expected with FAA changes
3 Dec 2015Grosvenor adds to research team
3 Dec 2015Fears any new licensing regime will be onerous
2 Dec 2015New normal threatens RBNZ tactics
2 Dec 2015Threat to global growth from rising inventories
2 Dec 2015Market softening in the Super City
2 Dec 2015Fund managers told how FMA wants performance fees disclosed
2 Dec 2015Apartment price data misleading
1 Dec 2015Auckland market softening - QV
1 Dec 2015Price growth flat – bar apartments
1 Dec 2015Brokers refer tricky clients to LendMe
1 Dec 2015Synergy adds second BDM
1 Dec 2015TSB cuts rate; CU Baywide gets good ratings news
1 Dec 2015Advisers could better tap KiwiSaver market

November 2015

30 Nov 2015JMIS gets most of Select Wealth money across
30 Nov 2015NZSF appoints direct investment head
30 Nov 2015Auckland building consents increase
30 Nov 2015RMA reforms just tinkering
30 Nov 2015Seeking Goldilocks for FAA changes
30 Nov 2015Finding Goldilocks solution
27 Nov 2015Barnes counter-sues Kerr over trustee company sale
27 Nov 2015Grosvenor picks up another $440 million in FUM
27 Nov 2015Rabo puts Edmonds' funds on direct platform
27 Nov 2015RMA won't fix Auckland housing crisis
27 Nov 2015No plans to cull disputes schemes
26 Nov 2015Mixed response to RMA reforms
26 Nov 2015Confusion doesn’t help shortage
26 Nov 2015Back in the black
26 Nov 2015Blow to investor lending
26 Nov 2015UDC sees debenture book growth
26 Nov 2015Big drop in investor lending
26 Nov 2015Cautious approval for options paper
26 Nov 2015NPT profits up as new CFO joins
25 Nov 2015Macquarie launches roboadvice
25 Nov 2015Commissions report gets no traction with MBIE
25 Nov 2015Evening the odds
25 Nov 2015The Co-operative Bank looks long
25 Nov 2015The Co-op Bank goes long; FAA Options paper out
25 Nov 2015RFA standards set to lift
25 Nov 2015Southern Cross tackles fraud
25 Nov 2015New group may replace FSC
25 Nov 2015New housing barely dents shortage
24 Nov 2015Market faces sharp correction risk
24 Nov 2015Sovereign boss quits
24 Nov 2015'Clear mistakes' in MJW report
24 Nov 2015FSC report a missed opportunity: Naylor
24 Nov 2015MJW missed their chance
24 Nov 2015McGuffie set for February trial
23 Nov 20154 of the best MJW quotes
23 Nov 2015The birth of the Retirement Income Group
23 Nov 2015Fidelity joins FSC exodus
23 Nov 2015A blunt instrument in the wrong hands: PAA
23 Nov 2015State houses for sale
23 Nov 2015Migration inflow up – again
23 Nov 2015Rental WOF needed to address inequality - academic
23 Nov 2015MJW report scores a D
23 Nov 2015SBS offers a home loan rate under 4%
23 Nov 2015Amazing. A 3.99% home loan rate
23 Nov 2015Report slams life insurance conflicts of interest
23 Nov 2015Report tore apart FSC
23 Nov 2015Advisers replacing policies are doing their jobs
23 Nov 2015Advisers: MJW report not fair
20 Nov 2015Asteron quits FSC
20 Nov 2015Advisers should pay more attention to ESG factors: Super Fund
19 Nov 2015AMP appoints new distribution head
19 Nov 2015BNZ introduces new rate; Westpac moves
19 Nov 2015Rents stall around New Zealand
19 Nov 2015PAA: Mud-slinging damaging the industry
19 Nov 2015PAA offers FSC support
19 Nov 2015Roboadvice a game-changer: Resnik
18 Nov 2015Bill wants to ban foreigners buying existing houses
18 Nov 2015KiwiSaver advisers 'pushing products'
18 Nov 2015FSC launches income protection campaign
18 Nov 2015FMA raises KiwiSaver bar
18 Nov 2015Getting down to business
17 Nov 2015Keane joins Camelot
17 Nov 2015Raft of changes for insurance companies
17 Nov 2015Remuneration is not the big problem: Sovereign
17 Nov 2015Final property tax proposed
17 Nov 2015Advice under FMA spotlight
17 Nov 2015OCR cuts on way
17 Nov 2015MJW report deails: Cut soft commission, slash upfronts
17 Nov 2015Chinese bonds offer returns, stability, ICBC says
16 Nov 2015Top 5 spots to look for yield in Auckland
16 Nov 2015More OCR cuts to come
16 Nov 2015Listed debt market grows
16 Nov 2015Rental WOF still on the cards
16 Nov 2015Grosvenor management buy out founding financial planners
16 Nov 2015More female insurance leaders needed: Tereora
15 Nov 2015Plans outlined for bankrupt KiwiSaver members
14 Nov 2015Rental WOF still on the cards
13 Nov 2015Asteron and Fidelity stick with FSC - for now
13 Nov 2015Churn not advisers' problem, coach says
13 Nov 2015New law may sting landlords dodging capital gains tax
13 Nov 2015Landlords warned: IRD is watching
13 Nov 2015DIMS rules set bar for whole industry
12 Nov 2015NZX lists ETFs
12 Nov 2015Regional markets fire up
12 Nov 2015MTF case reaches Supreme Court
12 Nov 2015Housing hangover settles on Auckland
12 Nov 2015The time is up for the FSC
12 Nov 2015Trusts caught in FATCA net
12 Nov 2015Mosaic signs Aussie deal
12 Nov 2015Commission regulation not likely: Goldsmith says
11 Nov 2015Hangover settles on market
11 Nov 2015Housing market still a risk - RBNZ
11 Nov 2015Financial Stability Report released
11 Nov 2015Risks facing financial system have increased
11 Nov 2015AIA hands in FSC notice
11 Nov 2015What you need to know about income funds
10 Nov 2015Plus4 Insurance Solutions adds adviser in Auckland
10 Nov 2015Partners Life quits FSC over MJW report
10 Nov 2015Auckland market drops
10 Nov 2015Accelerate housing, infrastructure - IMF
10 Nov 2015Unique cycle may have surprises in store
10 Nov 2015Inspiring investors into action
10 Nov 2015Banking firms leave New Zealand
10 Nov 2015How using managed ETF portfolios can help advisers grow their business
10 Nov 2015Waning research options a worry
9 Nov 2015Reduce developer charges, reduce housing costs
9 Nov 2015Labour cuts CGT from party policies
9 Nov 2015Japan: Paying the piper 30 years on
9 Nov 2015Retirees not living on Super alone
9 Nov 2015Landlords can forget CGT worries
8 Nov 2015Two big name fund managers join SmartShares board
6 Nov 2015Hanover investors set to see repayment
6 Nov 2015nib expands its distribution
6 Nov 2015Partners, Ballantyne and Asteron pick up Awards
6 Nov 2015Confidence in rising house prices dwindling
6 Nov 2015AMP reveals 14 enhancements
6 Nov 2015Westpac plays copy cat; Take our lending survey
5 Nov 2015FMA grabs NZ Super man
5 Nov 2015Auctions will be back
5 Nov 2015Managers behaving badly
5 Nov 2015Squirrel promises 'market-beating' low rates
5 Nov 2015Competition cited as a reason to cut commission
5 Nov 2015Warning correct, despite recovery
4 Nov 2015Real estate index launched
4 Nov 2015Bright line tax inches closer
4 Nov 2015FSC must fix its own ructions before it can fix industry
4 Nov 2015Auckland prices slow... for now
4 Nov 2015A home loan rate goes UP; new market leading price; Auckland takes a hit
4 Nov 2015Advisers ask for fee option
4 Nov 2015IRD seeks feedback on fees
3 Nov 2015Equity markets recover
3 Nov 2015Lack of clarity around new LVRs
3 Nov 2015Auckland still driving national values up
3 Nov 2015Big drop in houses for sale near Auckland
3 Nov 2015ANZ says no OCR cuts for Christmas
3 Nov 2015Planning review crucial for housing
3 Nov 2015ANZ takes contrary view on next OCR hike
3 Nov 2015Major players quit FSC
3 Nov 2015Advisers complain of paperwork deluge
3 Nov 2015Spike in adviser complaints: FSCL
3 Nov 2015Fraudster denied Supreme Court bid
2 Nov 2015Health insurance coverage increases
2 Nov 2015New online bond system to benefit smaller landlords
2 Nov 2015Adviser KiwiSaver schemes lose share
2 Nov 2015Squirrel promises low rates
2 Nov 2015All change for products and pricing
2 Nov 2015HSBC cuts
1 Nov 2015Squirrel Money launches

October 2015

31 Oct 2015Overcoming red tape development obstacles
30 Oct 2015Asteron accepts award, predicts change ahead
30 Oct 2015Straight fours for The Co-operative Bank
30 Oct 2015More AML breaches likely
29 Oct 2015Council committed to options not value cutting
29 Oct 2015RBNZ pushes pause on OCR
29 Oct 2015OCR: Unchanged for now; Details here
29 Oct 2015OCR: What the governor said
29 Oct 2015Volatility prompts 500pc lift in switches
29 Oct 2015Smartshares launches more ETFs
28 Oct 2015Debt to income limits could slow down investors
28 Oct 2015Broker channel working for BNZ
28 Oct 2015Investors not as risky as RBNZ suggested - Treasury
28 Oct 2015Former adviser sentenced
28 Oct 2015Kiwibank warned over AML
28 Oct 2015Little agreement on merits of multiple schemes
28 Oct 2015nib tweaks policies
27 Oct 2015Apartment market still dominated by investors
27 Oct 2015Decline in high LVR lending to investors
27 Oct 2015Fidelity notes adviser support
27 Oct 2015Sovereign's new distribution boss
27 Oct 2015More Code changes planned
26 Oct 2015Hamilton: river city on a roll
23 Oct 2015FundSource announces new research partnership
23 Oct 2015Housing market dangers
23 Oct 2015No cut expected for OCR
23 Oct 2015Kepa seeks investment advice support
22 Oct 2015Auckland mortgage fraud under investigation
22 Oct 2015Rising apartment rents benefit investors
22 Oct 2015KiwiSaver hits negative returns
22 Oct 2015Lessons, not rules, from Aussie experience
22 Oct 2015Tips for stress free landlording
21 Oct 2015Land supply key to housing issues
21 Oct 2015Migration hits another record high
21 Oct 2015Bank close to full house of sub 5% fixed rates
21 Oct 2015Do advisers need an ad campaign?
20 Oct 2015TSB ups Fisher share
20 Oct 2015Goldman Sachs shifts trading
20 Oct 2015New SHARE advisers
20 Oct 2015LVR restrictions will dampen Auckland market
20 Oct 2015No fears of bear market, AMP Capital says
20 Oct 2015AMP launches app
20 Oct 2015Advisers' perception problem
20 Oct 2015GFS gets lending award
19 Oct 2015Most Ombudsman cases go in banks' favour
19 Oct 2015The Auckland Market has turned
19 Oct 2015Warminger date set
19 Oct 2015TSB joins the leaders
19 Oct 2015Disclosure a tool, FMA says
19 Oct 2015RAM fight heats up
18 Oct 2015IOOF class action
17 Oct 2015Controversy over rental WOF - again
16 Oct 2015FMA makes changes to exec team
16 Oct 2015Investors plan legal action
16 Oct 2015TPP welcome for financial services
16 Oct 2015Launch date set for Squirrel Money
16 Oct 2015Investors confident, planning growth
15 Oct 2015Auckland juggernaut powers on
15 Oct 2015Westpac introduces one-year special
15 Oct 2015ANZ exits health insurance market
15 Oct 2015Where to for advisers, report asks
15 Oct 2015Lines drawn in commissions debate
15 Oct 2015Berry appointed Punakaiki director
15 Oct 2015Record listings hit Hamilton market
14 Oct 2015KiwiSaver too passive
14 Oct 2015More OCR cuts likely – despite housing concerns
14 Oct 2015It's The Co-operative Bank's turn
14 Oct 2015Industry not happy with RFAs
14 Oct 2015Russell sale positive for NZ, managing director says
14 Oct 2015Making great house calls
13 Oct 2015AMP hires property manager
13 Oct 2015Advice firm awarded
13 Oct 2015Perpetual provides NZDF wills
13 Oct 2015MJW suggests end to overrides
13 Oct 2015ANZ comes into line
13 Oct 2015Advisers question value of multiple memberships
13 Oct 2015The rise of Waikato & Bay of Plenty
12 Oct 2015“Halo” effect drives prices to record highs
12 Oct 2015Understanding excesses
12 Oct 2015NZ’s 4th P2P lender to target SMEs
12 Oct 2015Good old HSBC
12 Oct 2015Hundreds offer FAA review input
9 Oct 2015$500k health claims unlikely for now
9 Oct 2015Releasing the Handbrake
9 Oct 2015FADC investigations near completion
8 Oct 2015Choice crucial to solving Auckland housing woes
8 Oct 2015Reliance on CVs ill-advised
8 Oct 2015Morningstar makes research appointment
8 Oct 2015NZ Super Fund lauds active management strategies
7 Oct 2015FSCL takes issue with ISO name
7 Oct 2015Landlords going green
6 Oct 2015Auckland price rebound may be temporary
6 Oct 2015FMA keen on KiwiSaver engagement
6 Oct 2015Milestone gets military contract
5 Oct 2015BNZ takes the lead
5 Oct 2015Online prep for new advice clients
5 Oct 2015Rest of industry gets taste of what advisers have been through
5 Oct 2015Govt seeks Crown land developers
4 Oct 2015AMP gets DIMS licence
2 Oct 2015Nikko's new house view on global equities moves to neutral
2 Oct 2015AML due diligence puts clients off
1 Oct 2015Houses for sale drop to new low
1 Oct 2015D-day for new tax rules
1 Oct 2015Values up but market changing
1 Oct 2015Supply side problems must be addressed - Council
1 Oct 2015Kerr and Barnes battle it out over sale of Perpetual Trust
1 Oct 2015AIA makes major play in health insurance market
1 Oct 2015More Heat than Light: Discussions about currency hedging
1 Oct 2015Investors told: Don't let softer dollar put you off
1 Oct 2015Retirees say pension not enough

September 2015

30 Sep 2015Unnecessary regulation for developers
30 Sep 2015Robinson admits more crimes
30 Sep 2015Is a housing market crash inevitable?
30 Sep 2015Roboadvice may be too expensive to pay off
30 Sep 2015PocketRent seeks investors
30 Sep 2015Building consent trend still rising
30 Sep 2015NZ on top of RWC house price rankings
30 Sep 2015Bach tax stoush continues
29 Sep 2015Problem of million non-contributing KiwiSaver members
29 Sep 2015Synergy appoints former Sovereign man
29 Sep 2015Home affordability improves
29 Sep 2015Advice processes prompt complaints
28 Sep 2015Evolving CBD makes for investor opportunities
28 Sep 2015Govt asks for social housing ideas
28 Sep 2015Generate ticks over $100 million
28 Sep 2015Global factors make for low rates
28 Sep 2015SBS turn to cut rates
28 Sep 2015Life is good for retirees, report shows
28 Sep 2015QROPS rules put stop to mergers
28 Sep 2015Performance fee structures shortchanging investors
26 Sep 2015Smee pulls brokers from Kepa
25 Sep 2015Fourth OPI director pleads guilty
25 Sep 2015ANZ's unsolicited loan offer to client surprises adviser
25 Sep 2015RESIMAC adds processing fee to loan applications
25 Sep 2015Big boost for Harmoney
25 Sep 2015Gareth Morgan joins up with Ralph Stewart
25 Sep 2015Limited low-deposit lending to investors
25 Sep 2015KiwiSaver members want DIY approach
25 Sep 2015Regions get turnover boost
24 Sep 2015ISO fields five adviser complaints
24 Sep 2015Pinnacle Life adds new board member
24 Sep 2015Interest rate rise could surprise, economist warns
24 Sep 2015Best way to solve FAA? Bin it and start afresh
24 Sep 2015KiwiSaver drain on Government coffers
24 Sep 2015Bach tax stoush continues
24 Sep 2015Housing market losing “fizz”
24 Sep 2015Mistress of her own property destiny
23 Sep 2015The Co-operative Bank shaves rates
23 Sep 2015Capacity issues stifle managers
23 Sep 2015KiwiSaver members expected to get more hands-on
22 Sep 2015Mixed rental bag for landlords
22 Sep 2015Harmoney tweaks top team
22 Sep 2015Banks' KiwiSaver dominance highlighted
22 Sep 2015Roboadvice goes back to the future
22 Sep 2015World Cup as predicted by actuaries
21 Sep 2015No let-up in record migration
21 Sep 2015Westpac gets rates into line
21 Sep 2015FMA staffer scam allegations damaging
18 Sep 2015New boss at Nikko Asset Management
18 Sep 20153rd OPI/MFS director pleads guilty
18 Sep 2015Former OPI/MFS directors get fine and community service
18 Sep 2015Six-month term borrowers' best bet
18 Sep 2015No Change
18 Sep 2015US Fed makes its decision
18 Sep 2015Disclosure statements allow easy comparison
18 Sep 2015Tenants on the move: are you ready?
17 Sep 2015Kneale goes in Westpac restructure
17 Sep 2015New advisor group with a difference
17 Sep 2015Crazy price rises still the Auckland story
17 Sep 2015Regulation should be carrot and stick: Cameron
17 Sep 2015Dodds appointed to Camelot
17 Sep 2015Another joint conference planned
17 Sep 2015Property managers: 15 points to check
16 Sep 2015New KiwiSaver fund for house buyers
16 Sep 2015New head of brand for Sovereign
16 Sep 2015Super Fund reports success of active management strategy
16 Sep 2015More banks cut rates including a sharp special
16 Sep 2015Risk tools for KiwiSaver advisers
16 Sep 2015ANZ appoints analysts
16 Sep 2015Fund managers deploy DIMS strategy
16 Sep 2015Kiwibank adds to broker force
15 Sep 2015Partners capital raising complete
15 Sep 2015ANZ cuts fixed rates; Apartment special
15 Sep 2015How to get started with $60k
15 Sep 2015Advisers' concern at bank bundling
15 Sep 2015Call for one dispute scheme
15 Sep 2015AIA appoints BDM to deal with brokers
15 Sep 2015No advice insurance business valued at $4 million
14 Sep 2015Turners looks to boost MTF stake
14 Sep 2015NZAM appoints chairman
14 Sep 2015GB continues NZ expansion
14 Sep 2015Top 20 Auckland growth suburbs
14 Sep 2015BNZ moves; ASB tries to get people moving
14 Sep 2015How busy is 2015?
14 Sep 2015Kiwibank vies for apartment market
11 Sep 2015Getting to know... Elaine Campbell
11 Sep 2015Home loan rate cuts to date
11 Sep 2015Action needed to keep insurance affordable: Southern Cross
11 Sep 2015Class DIMS not just for the big guys
10 Sep 2015Auckland house prices unsustainable: RBNZ
10 Sep 2015Auckland investors buying up regions
10 Sep 2015Attractive yields on offer at Harmoney
10 Sep 2015Further OCR cuts to come
10 Sep 2015Banks follow OCR down
10 Sep 2015OCR cut: What the governor said
10 Sep 2015The lowest floating rate on offer
10 Sep 2015KiwiSaver start-ups face pressure
10 Sep 2015Effect of commission changes on your business
9 Sep 2015Watch the OCR live tomorrow on Good Returns
9 Sep 2015Just under 50 free advice calls
9 Sep 2015Partners backs direct insurance offering
8 Sep 2015AMP adds another major TV sponsorship
8 Sep 2015Greens’ rental bill too restrictive for landlords
8 Sep 2015RIAA develops find-an-adviser service
8 Sep 2015ASB takes a leaf out of BNZ's book
7 Sep 2015KiwiSaver members expect insurance: Mercer
7 Sep 2015Chinese Kiwi investors tell their stories
7 Sep 2015White Smoke at No.2 The Terrace?
7 Sep 2015Lending up but profits flat
7 Sep 2015New HFANZ chairman
7 Sep 2015Call for clarity on 'one code for all'
4 Sep 2015Economists predict OCR cut
4 Sep 2015Sovereign looking for new head of distribution
4 Sep 2015Iwi green lights Government’s Auckland land plans
4 Sep 2015BNZ rate will get brokers' phones ringing
4 Sep 2015BNZ makes big move down
4 Sep 2015Milford must work harder for performance fees
4 Sep 2015Franks joins PAA board
4 Sep 2015ISO is no more
3 Sep 2015Is A Global Recession Approaching?
3 Sep 2015What is going on with Auckland’s prices?
3 Sep 2015Perpetual Guardian makes appointments
3 Sep 2015Guilty verdict in mortgage fraud case
3 Sep 2015AFA market loses more than 100 advisers in a year
3 Sep 2015Partners puts off listing
2 Sep 2015NZ ranked 5th in global house price index
2 Sep 2015State house sales move closer
2 Sep 2015Sky City issues bonds
2 Sep 2015Salt eyes advisers
1 Sep 2015Dobson won't be replaced
1 Sep 2015Vertical fund businesses – a broken model?
1 Sep 2015Auckland values up 20%+ on last year
1 Sep 2015Withholding tax planned for overseas sellers
1 Sep 2015Hubbard investors' capital returned
1 Sep 2015Appetite for annuities
1 Sep 2015MDRT chair replaced

August 2015

31 Aug 2015Greville mourned
31 Aug 2015Kerr steps down
31 Aug 2015Nikko picks up mandate
31 Aug 2015RBNZ policy tweak “gamechanger” for Auckland’s supply woes
31 Aug 2015Building consents hit 10-year high
31 Aug 2015Today’s consumer can be hard work
31 Aug 2015AML deadline looms
30 Aug 2015Apteryx sale complete
30 Aug 2015FMA urges KiwiSaver check-up
30 Aug 2015McGuffie date set
29 Aug 2015Will China’s share market meltdown impact on NZ’s property market?
28 Aug 2015Two advisers investigated
28 Aug 2015Kiwibank plans digital future
28 Aug 2015New Zealand lagging on decumulation options
27 Aug 2015Facebook trouble for Newland
27 Aug 2015Major rental changes in Green Bill
27 Aug 2015New broker boss at ANZ
27 Aug 2015Former Mike Pero broker banned
27 Aug 2015Mount appeals again
27 Aug 2015FSC: KiwiSaver delivering for middle NZ
26 Aug 2015OCR reviewed less often
26 Aug 2015Portfolios, not products the key: James
26 Aug 2015Queenstown: NZ's Boom Town
26 Aug 2015Bright line test one step closer
25 Aug 2015nib plots more growth
25 Aug 2015Blaming investors not the answer
25 Aug 2015RFAs not impressed by push for one standard
25 Aug 2015Skip Auckland, investors urged
24 Aug 2015How to programme your investments for success
24 Aug 2015Investors increasing Auckland price pressure – RBNZ
24 Aug 2015Quarter of AMP's profit now from wealth management
24 Aug 2015Southall moved from review
24 Aug 2015Fidelity cool on annuity request
21 Aug 2015Record high migration adds to housing pressure
21 Aug 2015OPI/MFS directors plead guilty
21 Aug 2015LVR restrictions tweaked
21 Aug 2015Funds for fee-conscious customers
20 Aug 2015Intensification plans: Auckland Council speaks out
20 Aug 2015Smee leaves Kepa role
20 Aug 2015QROPs rules snag NZ advisers
20 Aug 2015nib backs health insurance bill
19 Aug 2015Rental market stalls nationwide
19 Aug 2015Milford gets DIMS licence
19 Aug 2015How to avoid a negligence case
18 Aug 2015RAM clawback notices issued
18 Aug 2015Property prices to blame for S&P downgrade
18 Aug 2015Harbour appoints analyst
18 Aug 2015What could intensification mean for investors?
18 Aug 2015Time to brace clients for end of golden returns
18 Aug 2015Four legged tenants: the low down
17 Aug 2015Suprising new marketing techniques
17 Aug 2015SBS sharpens specials
17 Aug 2015NZ faces rising financial system risks – S&P
17 Aug 2015Bad times are gone: Dodds
14 Aug 2015FMA tells managers about misconduct risks
14 Aug 2015NZHL appoints new CEO
14 Aug 2015Former Mike Pero adviser in court
14 Aug 2015Westpac's turn today
14 Aug 2015Advisers slow to switch on to responsible investing: RIAA
14 Aug 2015Slater steps down
14 Aug 2015Call to back health insurance bill
13 Aug 2015No plans for trail from ASB
13 Aug 2015South of Neutral OCR?
13 Aug 2015Auckland median price down, national median price up
13 Aug 2015ASB talks home loans; TSB cuts rates
13 Aug 2015Home loan lending takes lower prominence at ASB
13 Aug 2015AIA number one at MDRT
13 Aug 2015Retirement planning has to start somewhere: FMA
13 Aug 2015Ross test case driven by unfairness
12 Aug 2015Super Fund gets responsible investing nod
12 Aug 2015Auckland construction key to economic growth
12 Aug 2015The Co-Op Bank's turn today
12 Aug 2015Retirees have low risk tolerance but high expectations
11 Aug 2015New Aussie tax rules affect Kiwi investors
11 Aug 2015Interesting move from ASB
11 Aug 2015Advisers offer free service
10 Aug 2015CPD turned into game
10 Aug 2015Barnes hands over chief executive role
10 Aug 2015Squirrel to fire up NZ’s P2P market
10 Aug 2015Questions to ask fund managers - Investment management
10 Aug 2015Two lenders cut today
10 Aug 2015Two advisers get personalised DIMS nod
10 Aug 2015Fraud would cost adviser authorisation
10 Aug 2015Rotorua values slowly rising
7 Aug 2015Getting to know...Peter Lee
7 Aug 2015Low rates spread across terms
7 Aug 2015Commissions put pressure on: Report
7 Aug 2015Submission slams FMA
7 Aug 2015Mercer given bronze rating
7 Aug 2015ASB ditches reverse mortgages
7 Aug 2015MKR star's recipe for property success
6 Aug 2015Housing shortfall could boost landlords
6 Aug 2015Milford a test case, lawyer says
5 Aug 2015C+M payout inches closer
5 Aug 2015NZX trades up
5 Aug 2015Has the Auckland market reached its price limit?
5 Aug 2015Stick with KiwiSaver past 65, AMP urges
5 Aug 2015Analyst goes independent
5 Aug 2015Wrap platforms should stick to their knitting: Coplestone
4 Aug 2015Complectus buys Foundation Corporate Trust
4 Aug 2015Auckland drags up NZ house prices
4 Aug 2015International equities exposure offered with no fees
4 Aug 2015Commission, replacement not an issue, summit hears
4 Aug 2015Alliance offers back-office support
3 Aug 2015Our summary on a complex world
3 Aug 2015Moffatt leaves FMA
3 Aug 2015Super Fund sticks with growth assets
3 Aug 2015Chinese buyers not big part of market: Data
3 Aug 2015Mortgage rates inch lower
3 Aug 2015Advisers represent less than half of insurance market
3 Aug 2015Attitudes to advice cost must change
1 Aug 2015NZAM fully licenced

July 2015

31 Jul 2015Harbour good students
31 Jul 2015The truth about investors
31 Jul 2015Record house price expectations
31 Jul 2015FMA takes action against Milford trader
31 Jul 2015HSBC does it again
31 Jul 2015Now BNZ and Westpac have been beaten
31 Jul 2015162 offer FAA feedback
30 Jul 2015Building consents up - but not enough
30 Jul 2015ANZ calls for action on women's savings
30 Jul 2015Massey calls for Act overhaul
30 Jul 2015Silver ratings for AMP KiwiSaver
29 Jul 2015Lawyer appointed to bank board
29 Jul 2015High frequency trading has a toxic effect on equities market
29 Jul 2015More OCR cuts are on the way - RBNZ
29 Jul 2015RFAs backing call for one law for all
29 Jul 2015Investor demand set to slow in Auckland
28 Jul 2015FMA drops Capital + Merchant action
28 Jul 2015Beware: Green Gardens Finance
28 Jul 2015What's the best rate you have ever had?
28 Jul 2015KiwiSaver members told: Don't get spooked
28 Jul 2015Barnes' firm launches roboadvice offer
28 Jul 2015Cheap policies capture younger clients: HFANZ
27 Jul 2015Where will jobs be in 2025?
27 Jul 2015How to renovate on a shoe-string
27 Jul 2015Apartments are Auckland’s future
27 Jul 2015Robo-advice – The regulator’s choice?
27 Jul 2015BNZ goes way down
27 Jul 2015Pathfinder banks on property
27 Jul 2015FSC: All advisers should be equal
24 Jul 2015FSC launches commission investigation
24 Jul 2015IOOF changes won't cross Tasman
23 Jul 2015Auckland rents up 7.6% in last year
23 Jul 2015No surprises in Reserve Bank's move
23 Jul 2015OCR cut to 3%
23 Jul 2015OCR cut to 3%
23 Jul 2015Why the Reserve Bank cut the OCR today
23 Jul 2015Falling dollar drives returns
23 Jul 2015Advisers doing no-commission deals
22 Jul 2015Submissions call for big law changes
22 Jul 2015Housing market price divergence to slow
21 Jul 2015The Co-operative Bank makes pre-emptive cuts
21 Jul 2015Salt adds graduate
21 Jul 2015AFAs give Nikko a retail boost
21 Jul 2015Milford fund downgraded
21 Jul 2015Banks hit LVR brakes
21 Jul 2015High migration continues
20 Jul 2015Can you feel the rate cut coming?
20 Jul 2015[Opinion] Risk commission future not all gloom and doom
20 Jul 2015Client loyalty may be on the wane
20 Jul 2015Sweet Smell of Good Buys in Rotorua
19 Jul 2015Payout hinges on investigations
17 Jul 2015OCR cut on the cards this week
17 Jul 2015Robinson gets six years' jail
17 Jul 2015Churn debate: Reduce conflicts
17 Jul 2015Westpac doffs its capped rates
17 Jul 2015Are you digitally connected?
16 Jul 2015Former AIA executive joins mortgage business
16 Jul 2015Four eighty nine the new norm
16 Jul 2015KiwiSaver incentives help advisers
16 Jul 2015Top 10 Apps for smart landlords
15 Jul 2015Out of whack Auckland prices lead to data split
15 Jul 2015The Co-operative Bank makes next move
15 Jul 2015Review should consider how to attract advisers
15 Jul 2015Trail commission rules blamed for churn
15 Jul 2015Options discussed to improve KiwiSaver
15 Jul 2015Abandoned tenancy process on the fast track
14 Jul 2015NZ Super Fund hands out mandate
14 Jul 2015More cuts
14 Jul 2015Fidelity boosts claims team
14 Jul 2015Call to require all advisers to live by Code
13 Jul 2015Are buyers starting to look out of Auckland?
13 Jul 2015Portugese investment not misguided: Orr
13 Jul 2015Defensive stocks overpriced
13 Jul 2015Tax experts speak out
13 Jul 2015Unreliable data won’t help foreign buyer issue
10 Jul 2015Cold houses - hot issue
10 Jul 2015Adviser firms need to evolve for the future: Page
10 Jul 2015Long-timer moves on from NZ Super Fund
10 Jul 2015Mixed response to new tenancy law
9 Jul 2015Gong for Kiwi Wealth
9 Jul 2015Second independent director Minted
9 Jul 2015New law means insulation, smoke alarms required in rentals
9 Jul 2015QFE models needed former regulator says
9 Jul 2015The RBNZ easing cycle begins
9 Jul 2015Is Auckland’s supply problem being addressed?
8 Jul 2015Westpac loosens up apartment lending rules
8 Jul 2015ANZ rolls out new special
8 Jul 2015Scrap designations and replace with advisers and sales people
7 Jul 2015The G cracks the big B mark
7 Jul 2015Falling business confidence points to... OCR cuts
7 Jul 2015Westpac calls for lots of OCR cuts
7 Jul 2015Obituary - Bob Edwards
7 Jul 2015Nikko keeps global equity focus
7 Jul 2015Advisers may miss their chance: Cortesi
7 Jul 2015Sovereign confirms Select sale
7 Jul 2015Seven top tips from a property rock star
6 Jul 2015Milford clients jump ship
6 Jul 2015Stanley moves to sharebroker
6 Jul 2015Westpac predicts three more OCR cuts this year
6 Jul 2015FMA: Settlement gives investors more
6 Jul 2015FMA targets investor knowledge
6 Jul 2015Home unaffordability breaks records in Auckland
6 Jul 2015Gap between Auckland prices & rents not sustainable
5 Jul 2015Why Dealer Group QFEs isn't a far-fetched idea
3 Jul 2015Could Auckland’s property market be slowing?
3 Jul 2015Big bank bags Bailey
3 Jul 2015What is the problem the FAA is trying to fix?
3 Jul 2015ASB ditches TVs and stereos for AB gear
3 Jul 2015Advice is about relationships, not legislation
3 Jul 2015“Auckland effect” starts spreading
2 Jul 2015General Finance experiencing good growth
2 Jul 2015Thomas mints mandate with Super Fund
2 Jul 2015Auckland values over 30% higher than previous peak
2 Jul 2015Holy cow....more interest rate cuts predicted
2 Jul 2015Falling dairy prices to prompt OCR cuts
2 Jul 2015Questions to ask fund managers
1 Jul 2015National average asking price up
1 Jul 2015Commodity producers face a difficult year
1 Jul 2015Mini lending boom well underway
1 Jul 2015Please Sir, Can I borrow more
1 Jul 2015Dealer groups should be QFEs

June 2015

30 Jun 2015UDC gets new boss
30 Jun 2015NZX buys wrap service
30 Jun 2015ANZ's head of channel moves on
30 Jun 2015New “bright line” test rules clarified
30 Jun 2015IFA to take part in global survey
30 Jun 2015Fall in Auckland building consents
29 Jun 2015Coplestone becomes new disciple
29 Jun 2015Social housing programme open to overseas buyers
29 Jun 2015TSB's turn
29 Jun 2015The numbers BNZ are disclosing
29 Jun 2015QROPS now trapped in KiwiSaver funds
29 Jun 2015Bountiful pickings in fruit bowl for canny investors
27 Jun 2015Churn debate: Sovereign has nothing to add
26 Jun 2015People behind FAA review changing
25 Jun 2015Churn debate: Underinsurance the issue, not commissions
25 Jun 2015Churn debate: Australia moves to hybrid remuneration model
25 Jun 2015Kepa starts on wealth management
25 Jun 2015No screams and howls on IP, but some concerns
25 Jun 2015Competitive pricing puts pressure on bank margins
25 Jun 2015How to become a first-class adviser
25 Jun 2015Don’t under estimate the IRD
24 Jun 2015Banks net interest income falls - PwC
24 Jun 2015Will rates increases add impetus to Auckland’s rising rents?
24 Jun 2015Income Protection unsustainable and rule book rewritten
24 Jun 2015SBS finally moves - and what a move
24 Jun 2015FMA tipped to crack down on more managers
23 Jun 2015KiwiSaver members urged to ponder asset allocation
23 Jun 2015RAM investor must return fictitious profit
23 Jun 2015New property tax rules move a step closer
23 Jun 2015BNZ joins the sub-five group
23 Jun 2015Littlewood retires as Co-Director of RPRC
23 Jun 2015AIA reports profit growth
23 Jun 2015Milford status reviewed
23 Jun 2015Act not serving consumers
22 Jun 2015Showtime: Big banks v smaller lenders
22 Jun 2015Kiwis can't see need for insurance: Research
22 Jun 2015Milford action should boost confidence: NZSA
22 Jun 2015"Adviser" sentenced for theft
22 Jun 2015Migration flow sets more records
22 Jun 2015Auckland satellite city could address supply issues
20 Jun 2015Yield Curve: Small lenders v Big banks
20 Jun 2015FMT adds another Auckland BDM
19 Jun 2015Super Fund mulls what to do about Milford
19 Jun 2015Is the FMA looking in right places?
19 Jun 2015More banks take rates below 5%
19 Jun 2015Under par GDP leads to OCR cut calls
19 Jun 2015Outlook bright for award winner
19 Jun 2015FMA keeps eye on RFAs
18 Jun 2015Milford loses a portfolio manager
18 Jun 2015Former broker to face jury
18 Jun 2015Should Ozzy banks should sell NZ assets?
18 Jun 2015FMA: Settlement better than going to court
18 Jun 2015Milford to pay $1.5 million
18 Jun 2015Ethical approach a business opportunity
17 Jun 2015Time running out to get tax credit
17 Jun 2015FAA doesn't work: Everett
17 Jun 2015Unlock land supply – Productivity Commission
17 Jun 2015Asking prices for all Auckland property types now over $500,000
17 Jun 2015What is roboadvice, anyway?
17 Jun 2015Kiwibank removes and reduces many home loan fees
17 Jun 2015Kiwibank quietly tidies up home loan fees
17 Jun 2015Award winner puts theory into practice
17 Jun 2015Are all views equal?
17 Jun 2015QROPS battle added complexity
17 Jun 2015Mint appoints chairman
16 Jun 2015Westpac selling BT stake
16 Jun 2015Lifestyle property market booming
16 Jun 2015Stacey joins up with Foundry
16 Jun 2015Mercer combines schemes
16 Jun 2015Morningstar slims down its NZ presence
16 Jun 2015Wasn't expecting this
15 Jun 2015GFNZ returns to profit
15 Jun 2015Is it time to take profits from shares?
15 Jun 2015Apartment market warnings disputed
15 Jun 2015Westpac takes out top award
15 Jun 2015One bank still to cut rates
15 Jun 2015Today's yield curve
15 Jun 2015Warning: Don't ignore roboadvice
15 Jun 2015Property manager guilty of misconduct
15 Jun 2015Hobsonville development sped up to boost supply
12 Jun 2015Time right for big banks to list NZ assets
12 Jun 2015Partners collects another accolade
12 Jun 2015Churn debate: Don't make it a war on commissions
12 Jun 2015BNZ makes big cut
12 Jun 2015ANZ DIMS application for bank only
12 Jun 2015Advisers asked for input
11 Jun 2015Auckland house prices up 20% in a year
11 Jun 2015FMA changes its executive team
11 Jun 2015OCR cut prompted by falling dairy prices
11 Jun 2015OCR cut
11 Jun 2015OCR cut; Floating rates follow
11 Jun 2015IRD goes in to bat for QROPS status
11 Jun 2015RBNZ cuts OCR
10 Jun 2015Sovereign courts farming community
10 Jun 2015FMA decision on Milford expected soon
10 Jun 2015Famine to follow Auckland house price feast
10 Jun 2015Housing a key economic issue for NZ - OECD
10 Jun 2015Advisers losing out: Morningstar
9 Jun 2015Digital deals done in 90 seconds
9 Jun 2015BNZ's starts re-entry
9 Jun 2015Auckland property values continue meteoric rise
9 Jun 2015Budget change a headache for providers
9 Jun 2015More financial advisers not necessarily best result: Goldsmith
9 Jun 2015Landlords proactive on insulation, smoke alarms
8 Jun 2015Sovereign offers free insurance on Facebook
8 Jun 2015Pathfinder adds to investment committee
8 Jun 2015RESIMAC says bring it on
8 Jun 2015One economist calls for OCR cut this week; others say wait
8 Jun 2015RESIMAC's new low variable rates
8 Jun 2015Does financial services industry need four disputes schemes?
5 Jun 2015Getting to Know...Barry Read
5 Jun 2015DIMS will bring down investor costs: Duston
5 Jun 2015New era of responsible lending begins
4 Jun 2015AMP opts out of Morningstar review
4 Jun 2015Churn debate: Don't follow Australia Jennings warns
4 Jun 2015FSC replaces Shipley
4 Jun 2015Rise of Auckland house prices continues
4 Jun 2015New LVR rules to cut Auckland house price inflation
4 Jun 2015FMA adds board members
4 Jun 2015(Under) performance fees
4 Jun 2015Advisers register to offer NZIG
3 Jun 2015A Global Savings Glut? Or Just Deflationary Forces?
3 Jun 2015ANZ sharpens one-year rate
3 Jun 201544 apply for class DIMS
3 Jun 2015HSBC predicts OCR cuts
2 Jun 2015Churn debate: AMP surprised
2 Jun 2015Clients surveyed
2 Jun 2015Craigs fined
2 Jun 2015ANZ bringing ETFs to NZ
2 Jun 2015RBNZ prescribes higher loan costs for investors
2 Jun 2015DIMS shake-up could boost managed funds
1 Jun 2015Crown land development parcels revealed

May 2015

29 May 2015Edge Mortgages switches groups again
29 May 2015Declining trend in building consents
29 May 2015Getting to know...Peter Leitch
29 May 2015Did issues paper miss opportunities?
29 May 2015FMA starts major investigation into churn
29 May 2015Squirrel waiting on P2P licence
28 May 2015Receivers called in
28 May 2015ASB records bumper lending in first quarter
28 May 2015Qualification questions may cause concerns
28 May 2015Crown land release info coming this week
27 May 2015SuperCity yields on steep decline
27 May 2015OCR to stay put - NZIER
27 May 2015FAA review issues paper welcomed
27 May 2015Risk adviser's guide to the FAA review
27 May 2015Southern Cross: Claims keep growing
27 May 2015Auckland market primed to soften
26 May 2015Tackling Auckland’s housing issues
26 May 2015NZX gets pass mark
26 May 2015Commission, designations, qualifications on review hitlist
26 May 2015Issues paper on FAA review out
26 May 2015Conference nearly full
26 May 2015Call for education to top FAA review checklist
26 May 2015New Zealand advisers won't dodge bullet: Rickerby
25 May 2015Investors driving lower end of Auckland market
25 May 2015Removal of incentive means more work for advisers: Matthews
25 May 2015Partnerships needed in social housing
25 May 2015Regional Review - Nelson/Tasman
24 May 2015Budget not enough: HFANZ
22 May 2015[People] New groups adds to supply of advisers
22 May 2015ASB gets more aggressive with pricing
22 May 2015Chinese banks creeping into lending market
22 May 2015FAA steering group manned by officials
21 May 2015No surprise Budget leaves focus on Auckland housing market
21 May 2015Assets of FX trader seized
21 May 2015$52 million to address Auckland’s housing supply problem
21 May 2015Budget 2015: Property Related Initiatives
21 May 2015[BUDGET] New KiwiSaver members miss out on Kick Start
21 May 2015AIA gets new chief executive
21 May 2015Crown land to be used for affordable housing
21 May 2015NZAM adds to exec team
21 May 2015AML audit rush feared
21 May 2015KiwiSaver members not on track
21 May 2015Record migration means need for regional incentives
20 May 2015Rents continue steady climb up
20 May 2015NZIG turns to crowdfunding
19 May 2015FSPR crackdown
19 May 2015Ministry needs to better understand disputes schemes: FSCL
19 May 2015Healthy lifestyle property market: REINZ
18 May 2015Cancer cover suits direct market
18 May 2015Defence Force seeks AFAs
18 May 2015Wealth Defender IPO successful
18 May 2015Multi-pronged attack on Auckland market means OCR cut likely
18 May 2015NZX names new head of funds management business
18 May 2015Lots of changes today
18 May 2015Dodds: Higher requirement inevitable
17 May 2015New tax measures aimed at speculators, overseas buyers
15 May 2015Sovereign sells wealth platform
15 May 2015Cash back or rate cut; What would you take?
15 May 2015Sovereign breaks with ASB on one-year rates
15 May 2015The only way is up for the PAA: Severn
14 May 2015College adds mortgage adviser module
14 May 2015Overseas buyers: are they an issue?
14 May 2015Global upturn could knock NZ market
13 May 2015RBNZ policy meant to chill Auckland market - but will it?
13 May 2015Claims top $1 billion for another year
13 May 2015Former Liberty BDM goes it alone
13 May 2015New investors, tenants likely to bear brunt of RBNZ move
13 May 2015Adviser pleads guilty
13 May 2015Why has the Reserve Bank targeted investors?
13 May 2015Steepening NZ yield curve
13 May 2015RBNZ hits Auckland property investors
13 May 2015Auckland landlords face new lending restrictions
13 May 2015Auckland landlords face new lending restrictions
13 May 2015Associations must change, IFA bosses say
13 May 2015Cosignia acquired
12 May 2015CFA putting investors first
12 May 2015Property borrowing to get easier with arrival of LendMe
12 May 2015Decline in NZ’s median price – but not Auckland’s
12 May 2015Long rates up, short rates to fall?
12 May 2015Another adviser for Plus4
12 May 2015More banks call for OCR cuts
12 May 2015KiwiSaver schemes lose QROPS status
12 May 2015Private equity – a role for KiwiSaver? (Part 2)
12 May 2015Rising price expectations, gloomy purchasing sentiment
11 May 2015Insurance jobs up
11 May 2015OCR cut forecasts increasing
11 May 2015Fidelity Life appoints director
11 May 2015BNZ rolls out new Special
11 May 2015Old trail income under review
11 May 2015Risk management a challenge
11 May 2015Victory for business in change to earthquake rules
8 May 2015NZF in administration
8 May 2015PGC seeks $22 million from Bath St Capital
8 May 2015KiwiSaver drives managed funds lift
8 May 2015KiwiSavers reminded not to miss out
8 May 2015Investors urged to consider alternatives
8 May 2015Appeal for IRD campaign on property taxation
7 May 2015BNZ banks on brokers
7 May 2015ASB changes tune on OCR
7 May 2015ASB now calling for two OCR rate cuts
7 May 2015PAA votes to abolish holiday home scheme
7 May 2015AMP supports commission cut
6 May 2015State houses to go on sale in Tauranga & Invercargill
6 May 2015First NZ censured, fined
6 May 2015Brokers help ANZ
6 May 2015Brokers play bigger role in ANZ home loan sales
6 May 2015DIMS exemptions welcomed
5 May 2015Complectus completes purchase
5 May 2015Auckland price rises: a lesson in supply & demand
5 May 2015AML relief for advisers
4 May 2015The Problem with Zero Interest Rates
4 May 2015Warehouse plans bonds offer
4 May 2015Chinese banks in NZ likely to mean more choice, more competition
4 May 2015SBS changes; ASB hikes commission rates
4 May 2015Give tax break to retirement income products: Stewart
1 May 2015Over 25% increase in Auckland home values since 2007
1 May 2015Getting to know... Richard Stubbs
1 May 2015Stanley steps down
1 May 2015One low rate replaced by another
1 May 2015ASB and Sovereign increase upfront commissions
1 May 2015ISO supports disclosure law
1 May 2015Milford suspension appropriate: NZSF
1 May 2015KiwiSaver funds misclassifying risk: Research

April 2015

30 Apr 2015Mai Chen sells wills business to Perpetual Guardian
30 Apr 2015Has residential building activity stalled?
30 Apr 2015What are the odds of a interest rate cut?
30 Apr 2015SPI directors fined for breaching financial reporting rules
30 Apr 2015No surprises in Reserve Bank’s OCR decision
30 Apr 2015RBNZ outlines case for interest rate cut
30 Apr 2015What the Reserve Bank said
30 Apr 2015The Co-operative Bank goes under 5%
30 Apr 2015Rebalancing poses problems
29 Apr 2015Problems with professional referral and how to fix It
29 Apr 2015ISO no longer?
29 Apr 2015FMA pursues non-filers
29 Apr 2015Insurers should be promoting wellbeing: Sovereign
28 Apr 2015Boosting IRD resources to enforce property taxes a possibility - English
28 Apr 2015[People] Mortgage Express recruits from outside
28 Apr 2015Is a warrant of fitness scheme for private rentals really the way forward?
28 Apr 2015OCR predictions; No-interest loans
28 Apr 2015Second stage in no interest loans launched
28 Apr 2015Fund research options disappear for AFAs
28 Apr 2015Small Kiwi market a problem for KiwiSaver
28 Apr 2015AMP accepting competitors' application forms
27 Apr 2015Ralph Stewart's variable annuity business nearly there
25 Apr 2015Health insurance claims hit $1 billion
24 Apr 2015RBNZ rate cut unlikely – for now
24 Apr 2015RBNZ rate cut unlikely - for now
24 Apr 2015FMOY finalists named
24 Apr 2015Kiwibank's three-year rate matched; OCR preview
24 Apr 2015Looking to hire?
24 Apr 2015Getting to Know...Brent Sheather
24 Apr 2015Advisers under the magnifying glass
24 Apr 2015Loss-protection offer hits target
24 Apr 2015FMA warns on bank notes
24 Apr 2015Regional Review - Dunedin
23 Apr 2015Poor turnaround times hurt advisers
23 Apr 2015Record migration means continued pressure on Auckland market
23 Apr 2015FMA asks: What's your plan?
23 Apr 2015More advisers sought
22 Apr 2015nib adds travel insurance
22 Apr 2015Rents are rising – but are they keeping up with Auckland prices?
22 Apr 2015KiwiSaver for first homes gets boost: ANZ
22 Apr 2015Advocates let advisers get on with business of advising: Kelly
22 Apr 2015Days numbered for HSBC's special rate
22 Apr 2015Bankrupt KiwiSaver accounts off-limits
22 Apr 2015Reporting rules cause confusion
22 Apr 2015Government launches new tenancy services website
21 Apr 2015[People] Chen changes BNZ board
21 Apr 2015Group general manager for Plus4
21 Apr 2015Notes offer confirmed
21 Apr 2015Make disclosure automatic: Whyte
21 Apr 2015Asset allocation help coming
20 Apr 2015[People] Mortgage Express adds another adviser
20 Apr 2015AMP pulls back from bonds
20 Apr 2015NZX consults on market penalties
20 Apr 2015What Bridgecorp investors missed out on
20 Apr 2015Are auctions the best option for sellers in Auckland?
20 Apr 2015BNZ Special ends; Kiwibank cuts
20 Apr 2015Fundsource to update research tool
19 Apr 2015FMA list reinstated
19 Apr 2015MOUs signed
17 Apr 2015Smartshares adds new funds
17 Apr 2015Are we sicker or just savvier customers?
17 Apr 2015AFAs slow to update DIMS status
16 Apr 2015New special and carded cuts from Westpac
16 Apr 2015CGT for property investors would create interesting possibilities
16 Apr 2015Disclosure requirements benefit advisers: Manager
15 Apr 2015Reserve Bank calls for action aimed at investors
15 Apr 2015BNZ's back in market with trails
15 Apr 2015Time running out for DIMS decision
15 Apr 2015No signs of a breather for Auckland
14 Apr 2015Hassell takes over as head of AMP Capital
14 Apr 2015RESIMAC's new rates and policy updates
14 Apr 2015National median price rise – thanks to “Auckland effect”
14 Apr 2015Remarkable pushes The Boat out
14 Apr 2015KiwiSaver-style model proposed
14 Apr 2015High tide - sectoral leadership changing
14 Apr 2015Super Fund files proceedings
14 Apr 2015RESIMAC reduces and enhances
14 Apr 2015PAA axes holiday homes scheme
13 Apr 2015Australia shows 'what not to do'
12 Apr 2015Kiwibank considering perpetual capital notes offer
10 Apr 2015Cash player partners with IFA
10 Apr 2015Getting to Know...Carey Church
10 Apr 2015Lack of corporate bonds causing concern
10 Apr 2015BNZ's back for brokers with trail commission
9 Apr 2015BNZ rolls out market leading special
9 Apr 2015Why it pays to know the current valuation of your property
9 Apr 2015Should KiwiSavers be allowed their lump sums?
9 Apr 2015Tread warily over dollar rise - Newland
8 Apr 2015CPD a problem for risk advisers
7 Apr 2015Private equity – A role for KiwiSaver?
7 Apr 2015Landmark Court of Appeal decision on credit fees
7 Apr 2015Record setting March further evidence of tight Auckland market
5 Apr 2015Retirees need more advice: Report
3 Apr 2015Harmoney gets GM from life companies
3 Apr 2015ANZ ups rates
2 Apr 2015Bad news for Milford
2 Apr 2015IFA working on pro-bono offering
2 Apr 2015Triffin Revisited: Why the Unwinding of the Dilemma Matters
2 Apr 2015Seismic shifts at BNZ and Mike Pero
2 Apr 2015BNZ's home loan hero gets the chop
2 Apr 2015Heavy hitters look to leave Mike Pero Mortgages
1 Apr 2015Skyrocketing Auckland prices leave those in other centres in their wake
1 Apr 2015Insurers and regulators create complexity – Your job is simplifying it all
1 Apr 2015Register under review
1 Apr 2015AMP partners with Paul Henry
1 Apr 2015Asking prices continue march upwards

March 2015

31 Mar 2015NZS: AMP may not be replaced
31 Mar 2015Eurasia, Nikko announce partnership
31 Mar 2015AFA added
31 Mar 2015Do you want Airpoints or cash with your loan?
31 Mar 2015Gross' departure hits PIMCO
31 Mar 2015Cortesi: Many want association merger
31 Mar 2015Partners Life enhancements
31 Mar 2015Decline in residential building consents
31 Mar 2015Investors think Auckland property is overvalued
30 Mar 2015New business model needed: FSC
30 Mar 2015Westpac prepares to offer Airpoints with home loans
30 Mar 2015Westpac cuts and prepares for takeoff
30 Mar 2015ETFs tipped to help asset allocation
27 Mar 2015Getting to know...Clayton Coplestone
27 Mar 2015Property prices impact on S&P’s assessment of NZ banking sector
27 Mar 2015Property prices impact on S&P’s assessment of NZ banking sector
27 Mar 2015NZX launches options
26 Mar 2015Website list removed
26 Mar 2015Watch out for the newly promoted income protection client
26 Mar 2015What is the value of CPD?
25 Mar 2015Four and five year rate cuts
25 Mar 2015FMA takes AML action
25 Mar 2015Warning for landlords in huge Harcourts fine
24 Mar 2015Nikko granted MIS licence
24 Mar 2015No choice but to get a DIMs licence: Regan
23 Mar 2015Level 5 course changes: Cost increases
23 Mar 2015Trauma problematic, Fidelity boss says
23 Mar 2015Westpac reduces specials
22 Mar 2015Partners chief actuary retires
20 Mar 2015Regional Review - West Auckland
20 Mar 2015Getting to Know...Anthony Edmonds
20 Mar 2015BNZ GlobalPlus loses airpoints
20 Mar 2015Salt not maxed out
20 Mar 2015Auckland’s landlord friendly market situation to continue
19 Mar 2015BNZ's home loan airpoints scheme grounded
19 Mar 2015AMP hands equities to Salt
19 Mar 2015Good times for landlords
19 Mar 2015Unfair terms rules kick in
19 Mar 2015Small providers offered DIMS wing
19 Mar 2015Bankruptcy case may prompt stocktake
19 Mar 2015Rental market favours landlords
18 Mar 2015Kepa appoints National Business Development manager
18 Mar 2015RESIMAC reduces rates
18 Mar 2015Sovereign: More support for advisers
18 Mar 2015How small is a small DIMS business?
17 Mar 2015FMA's Campbell moves on
17 Mar 2015Responsible lending code revealed
17 Mar 2015Crowded KiwiSaver market sparks concern
16 Mar 2015Elevation Fund lowered
16 Mar 2015Hassan welcomes new director
16 Mar 2015Quiet start to week, in more ways than one
16 Mar 2015AML duplication causes concern
13 Mar 2015Classic end for BNZ
13 Mar 2015Getting to know...Fred Dodds
13 Mar 2015What to worry about
13 Mar 2015Tell MBIE what you think of regulation
12 Mar 2015Asteron maintains rating
12 Mar 2015OCR unchanged – but housing market remains hot topic
12 Mar 2015FMA issues AML warning
12 Mar 2015What the Reserve Bank said
12 Mar 2015And the Governor has spoken
12 Mar 2015Smaller players need to stand out
12 Mar 2015Programme fosters new advice talent
12 Mar 2015Pension costs may not be unsustainable: Report
12 Mar 2015Open letter from John Lenihan and Jane Greensmith
12 Mar 2015Coromandel holiday home rentals could be “taxed”
11 Mar 2015Trustees Executors gets new platform
11 Mar 2015A change in the fixed interest soundtrack
11 Mar 2015SBS takes stake in financial planning and KiwiSaver business
11 Mar 2015Sovereign boss gets gong
11 Mar 2015One little change today
11 Mar 2015Clients place most value on meeting goals: IOOF
11 Mar 2015Is increased housing density the answer to Auckland’s supply issue?
10 Mar 2015Research houses agree on something - a winner
10 Mar 2015Lowest rate on market aims to win borrowers’ hearts
10 Mar 2015Complaint about 'ambush marketing'
10 Mar 2015Claim lawyers, accountants getting unfair deal
10 Mar 2015New low set by a bank
9 Mar 2015No surprises expected in OCR this week, but plenty to look for
9 Mar 2015Bank lending up, but profits down
9 Mar 2015FMA outlines supervision approach
9 Mar 2015Clients complain about adviser fees
8 Mar 2015KiwiSaver gender gap widens
6 Mar 2015AML warning
6 Mar 2015BNZ moves three-year rate
6 Mar 2015Advisers in dark about AML
6 Mar 2015Call to reveal industry statistics
5 Mar 2015Reserve Bank targets investors
5 Mar 2015Reserve Bank comes up with new definition for property investors
5 Mar 2015There is such a thing as a good performance fee
5 Mar 2015One bank's having an identity crisis
5 Mar 2015Industry leader calls for one class of adviser
5 Mar 2015RBNZ targets investors
5 Mar 2015Supply pressures drive building boom
4 Mar 2015More Kiwis have income protection
4 Mar 2015AMP hands out awards
4 Mar 2015The ECB’s Gamble
4 Mar 2015The truth about house prices
4 Mar 2015Review terms get cautious welcome
4 Mar 2015Good response to changes: AIA
4 Mar 2015Newpark hires training manager
4 Mar 2015Listings ramp up: Barfoot
3 Mar 2015Game on for financial advisers
3 Mar 2015FAA review begins
3 Mar 2015Simple and better
3 Mar 2015Reviews should consider AML
3 Mar 2015Auckland values lead nationwide increase
3 Mar 2015GST rules clarified for bodies corporate
2 Mar 2015Simple and better: RESIMAC's new loan offerings
2 Mar 2015Asteron revamps trauma, commissions
2 Mar 2015What happened in the markets last month?
2 Mar 2015New boss for Sovereign
2 Mar 2015Review prompts changes
2 Mar 2015Apartments sell out
2 Mar 2015Property an alternative for retirees: Council
1 Mar 2015Asking price sets new record

February 2015

27 Feb 2015Accuro donation
27 Feb 2015ABC and Pine sign alliance
27 Feb 2015SBS finds the big home loans in Auckland
27 Feb 2015NZX50 gets rebrand
27 Feb 2015FMA warning
27 Feb 2015Super Fund files proceedings
27 Feb 2015Principles approach to FAA review likely
27 Feb 2015Mortgage brokers' obligation to insurance
27 Feb 2015 $1 billion of building work signed off
26 Feb 2015Magellan launches listed version of fund
26 Feb 2015Claim banks' rules relaxed
26 Feb 2015Where are the financial advisers?
26 Feb 2015FMA: No hold-up
26 Feb 2015Are banks allowing bigger mortgages?
25 Feb 2015ANZ tops Morningstar awards
25 Feb 2015AMP life business flat, but company on track
25 Feb 2015Handful of DIMS applications received
25 Feb 2015nib: Opportunities for advisers
25 Feb 2015Good response to more sustainable commission: AIA
24 Feb 2015AMP adviser training by numbers
24 Feb 2015Craigs crossing Tasman in new deal
24 Feb 2015We're back: Kiwibank
24 Feb 2015Researchers quiet on investigation
23 Feb 2015Harbour signs up global equity manager
23 Feb 2015Rent cover goes live
23 Feb 2015Finalists revealed
23 Feb 2015nib posts profit
23 Feb 2015Kiwibank back in low-deposit business
23 Feb 2015FSC hopeful of GST decision this year
23 Feb 2015FMA keeps eye on adviser advertising
23 Feb 2015Auckland rents up
22 Feb 2015Davis steps down
20 Feb 2015FAA survey circulated
20 Feb 2015Lost loan a small proportion of NZ Super Fund
20 Feb 2015Friday's first cuts
20 Feb 2015FMA focus on churn no surprise
20 Feb 2015FAA review timeline set out
20 Feb 2015Landlords looking to recover yield
20 Feb 2015Petrol price increases outstrip rents
19 Feb 2015Sovereign and single rural blokes
19 Feb 2015Big mandates force big questions
19 Feb 2015Signs point up: ANZ
18 Feb 2015Complectus to buy Covenant
18 Feb 2015Yield pendulum at the apex
18 Feb 2015The Co-op Bank makes two cuts
18 Feb 2015General Finance fourth finance company to gain licence
18 Feb 2015NZX boss indicates no big plans for Fundsource
18 Feb 2015Why target investors?
17 Feb 2015NZX focus on ETFs
17 Feb 2015Room for improvement at Sovereign: CEO
17 Feb 2015More KiwiSaver information needed: Boyle
17 Feb 2015Higher prices predicted
16 Feb 2015MortgageLink gets new owner and boss
16 Feb 2015Even more home loan rate cuts; New boss at MortgageLink
16 Feb 2015Match-fixing in funds management
16 Feb 2015When is advice not advice? The curious rise of no-advice sales
16 Feb 2015NZ-based research options dwindling
16 Feb 2015Call to cut rules in regional NZ
16 Feb 2015Regional NZ picks up
14 Feb 2015Inventory down except in Canterbury, Harcourts says
13 Feb 2015Rates slashed as mortgage wars heat up
13 Feb 2015Fidelity Life has rating confirmed
13 Feb 2015Former Health Minister joins nib board
13 Feb 2015ASB takes lead in five-year fixed rate market
13 Feb 2015AMP move may cause market ripples
12 Feb 2015ASB talks about competition, brokers and profit
12 Feb 2015Spicers goes to court to get adviser client files
12 Feb 2015Record asking price reached
11 Feb 2015ASB reports strong profit but dip in home loan market share
11 Feb 2015Home loan rate cuts keep coming
11 Feb 2015'Everyday' policies attracting young consumers
11 Feb 2015DIMS requirement 'overkill'
11 Feb 2015Listings not keeping pace with demand: O'Sullivan
10 Feb 2015The perfect performance fee (part 3)
10 Feb 2015AMP KiwiSaver gets award
10 Feb 2015What's behind the FMA investigation into Milford?
10 Feb 2015Rate cuts still a possibility: Westpac
10 Feb 2015Why the secrecy?
10 Feb 2015Red tape taskforce revealed
9 Feb 2015Milford confirms it is focus of FMA investigation
9 Feb 2015[Weekly Wrap] Is there any truth to market manipulation rumours?
9 Feb 2015Cuts continue
9 Feb 2015Advisers must emphasise need to disclose: ISO
9 Feb 2015Income-seeking investors face problems
9 Feb 2015Castle Point announces shareholder
9 Feb 2015First-time buyers helped into property
8 Feb 2015Has the European Central Bank saved the world?
7 Feb 201510-year rates welcomed
7 Feb 2015Harbour gets MIS licence
6 Feb 201510-year fixed rates come to the market
6 Feb 2015TSB launches 10-year fixed loan
5 Feb 2015Investigation rumours swirl
5 Feb 2015Global bond yields collapse
5 Feb 2015Roboadvice may bulldoze advisers
5 Feb 2015Plus4 expands in Dunedin
5 Feb 2015Rent increases muted
5 Feb 2015Correction unlikely: Property Council
4 Feb 2015FSC closes Wellington office
4 Feb 2015Surprise cash rate cut
4 Feb 2015Advisers told to manage client behaviour
4 Feb 2015Your job is to simplify regulatory complexity
4 Feb 2015Critical shortage of mid-priced homes: Barfoot
4 Feb 2015Proportionate ownership popular
3 Feb 2015Mortgage Express adds adviser
3 Feb 2015'Auckland effect' spreading: QV
3 Feb 2015FMA wants to manage advice costs
2 Feb 2015Overall lending volumes up; low equity loans down
2 Feb 2015McLean confirmed in Westpac job
2 Feb 2015Islamic fund's adviser push
2 Feb 2015Upper Hutt - on the up for investors

January 2015

31 Jan 2015Deflation warning
31 Jan 2015Grosvenor applies filter
31 Jan 2015ANZ takes one-year lead
31 Jan 2015PGC's missing $22m
30 Jan 2015NZX and FMA sign MoU
30 Jan 2015DIMS conditions clarified
30 Jan 2015Small firms get staff cover
30 Jan 2015Building consents track up
29 Jan 2015Don't expect returns to continue: NZ Super Fund
29 Jan 2015Decent environment for investors: Tuffley
29 Jan 2015No surprises
29 Jan 2015What the Reserve Bank said
29 Jan 2015KiwiSaver effect has wide reach
29 Jan 2015Affordability deteriorates again
28 Jan 2015Advisers concerns heard, Goldsmith says
28 Jan 2015Social housing overhaul
27 Jan 20152015 may see bonds' fortunes reverse
27 Jan 2015Small rent increases planned
26 Jan 2015Advisers wrongly get blame
23 Jan 2015Low rates could create opportunity
23 Jan 2015Find the right fund fit: Morningstar
23 Jan 2015Rents must rise
22 Jan 2015OCR not going anywhere: Economists
22 Jan 2015Advisers should bank on young clients: Matthews
22 Jan 2015Rents not keeping pace
22 Jan 2015No sign of OCR increases: Economists
21 Jan 2015Westpac adviser moves on
21 Jan 2015ANZ goes for a triple five special
21 Jan 2015Time to address advice accessibility: Body
21 Jan 2015KiwiSavers' missing millions
21 Jan 2015RMA reforms revealed
21 Jan 2015More land not the whole answer: NZPI
20 Jan 2015Self-regulation a focus for 2015
19 Jan 2015Investors told: Don't bail out just yet
19 Jan 2015Demand for simpler trauma policies
19 Jan 2015Strong December for Harcourts
17 Jan 2015Global Brokers shuts doors
16 Jan 2015Avoiding a Black Swan in 2015
16 Jan 2015Watch out for speed bumps
16 Jan 2015Coote banks on new role
16 Jan 2015Passive not the easy option
16 Jan 2015Rentals unsafe for toddlers: Report
15 Jan 2015Consilium announces two appointments
15 Jan 2015BNZ next to cut rates
15 Jan 2015Claims passive approach could pose problems
15 Jan 2015Call for independent commission
15 Jan 2015No sign of December slowdown: REINZ
15 Jan 2015Council slams house prices
15 Jan 2015Support for smoke alarm rule
14 Jan 2015Mixed year but outlook bright
14 Jan 2015A Review, and a Look Ahead
14 Jan 2015First DIMS licence granted
13 Jan 2015IRD hunts pension tax avoiders
13 Jan 2015Asking price growth stalls
12 Jan 2015Kiwibank first to cut rates this year
12 Jan 2015Falling oil price good for Kiwi investors
12 Jan 2015Kiwibank starts this year's home loan rate cuts
9 Jan 2015AMP Capital to closes NZ equities management arm
9 Jan 2015Building consents hit seven-year high
8 Jan 2015Advisers told to take KiwiSaver opportunity
8 Jan 2015Top Auckland hotspots picked
7 Jan 2015NZIG awaits purchase approval
7 Jan 2015Auckland homes for sale hit record low
6 Jan 2015Minister hails DIMS rules
6 Jan 2015Barfoot reports booming December
5 Jan 2015Rents Firming in Gisborne
5 Jan 2015Reinsurance clampdown
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