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French Election's Effect On The Markets

26 April 2017

Schroders: How would a Macron presidency in France affect equities, the ECB, Brexit negotiations, and more? At our latest Schroders Live event Keith Wade and Martin Skanberg discussed some of the big issues facing Europe and its markets right now. More>  

FMA launches consultation on KiwiSaver fees methodology

12 April 2017

The FMA is consulting on how those fees should be calculated and disclosed. Deadline for submissions is 5 May 2017. More>  

FMA Consultation released: Improving financial information in an equity PDS

12 April 2017

The FMA intends to issue guidance for equity issuers on how to disclose financial information in product disclosure statements (PDS) in a clear, concise and effective manner. It says the guidance will be used as a key reference point for its work and updated as necessary. More>  

FMA's Colmar Brunton research

5 April 2017

 FMA: The FMA commissioned Colmar Brunton to survey New Zealanders aged between 60 and 74 years, to find out their experiences of retirement and how information or advice has helped them manage their retirement savings.  More>

Study finds investors can win with average active global share funds… there’s just one catch

3 April 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: A new study has found backing just average active global equity funds managers can pay off – but only for institutional investors. More>

Distribution model key to trust post-crisis planning, MJW

3 April 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: Funds designed to supply income over long-term intergenerational timelines should review how their current distribution policies would stack up following a financial crisis, a new Melville Jessup Weaver (MJW) paper argues. More>

FMA confirms short-term derivatives to be licensed

3 April 2017

The Financial Markets Authority has confirmed that businesses selling short-duration derivatives need to be licensed. The Financial Markets Conduct Act introduced licensing for derivatives issuers in December 2014. More>

"Companies Office needs to pull finger and help the FMA"

31 March 2017

Gareth Vaughan argues the Companies Office needs to pull finger and help the FMA out if NZ's reputation is to be protected from association with unsavoury financial service providers. More>

FMA seeks tighter disclosure of non-GAAP measures

29 March 2017

NBR: The Financial Markets Authority has proposed an update to its guidance for companies who use financial information that doesn't follow generally accepted international rules after a survey found three-quarters of them emphasised numbers that made profits look bigger. More>

Will financial market reforms reduce the impact of another global shock?

27 March 2017

NBR: Will financial market reforms reduce the impact of another global shock? by NBR Radio from desktop or your mobile device. More>