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Are Interval Funds the Next Big Thing?

22 March 2017

Morningstar: Interval funds are close cousins of closed-end funds, or CEFs, but they offer a unique set of pros and cons for investors. PIMCO made headlines last month when it launched an interval fund (PIMCO Flexible Credit Income) and registered to raise $1 billion in assets. More>

KiwiSaver transfer lags a concern

22 March 2017

Goodreturns: There are calls to streamline the process of transfers between KiwiSaver schemes, to reduce the burden on providers and members.Binu Paul, founder of SavvyKiwi, said there were problems with the current situation. More>

Kiwisaver: Some frequently asked questions

22 March 2017

NZ Herald: This is the third and final instalment in a series of articles looking at the important assumptions and decisions one needs to make when forecasting what nest-egg one might achieve with a long-term investment plan using a KiwiSaver scheme. More>

Super storm

22 March 2017

Otago Daily Times magazine: Squabbling about the retirement age is bailing out the dinghy as a tornado approaches. Bruce Munro looks at the perfect storm brewing on the horizon and asks whether we even know in which direction to row. More>

AMP Capital drops tobacco

22 March 2017

Goodreturns: AMP Capital says tobacco manufacturers do not meet its required ethical standards and will be excluded from the "investable universe" of all its funds. More>