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World markets poised for US Fed rate hike

15 March 2017 Financial markets and home owners face a key point this week if the US Federal Reserve conforms to expectations and raises its official interest rate. More>

Super Fund responds to Wilmar enquiry

15 March 2017

Press release:The NZ Super Fund’s shareholding in Wilmar is a passive one held by virtue of our ‘owning the market’. We invest thousands of listed companies worldwide to get diversified exposure to global sharemarkets. The value of these investments is determined by a range of factors including market capitalisation, the company’s representation in market indices and the overall size of the NZSF. More>

Catalyst for stock fall difficult to see - fund manager

23 September 2016

Nikko Asset Management New Zealand is cautious about the outlook for Kiwi stocks, but the firm's head of equities says it is difficult to see a catalyst that would drive a sudden turnaround in their strong performance. NZ Herald. More> 

Fisher Funds: Ignorance is no defence

23 September 2016

We KiwiSaver providers have been in the spotlight lately, with a couple of media articles raising questions about ethical investments, fees and disclosure. It has been great so many KiwiSaver members have been prompted to contact their providers to find out more about how their KiwiSaver funds are invested. NZ Herald.  More> 

Reserve Bank to publish redacted submissions

23 September 2016

The Reserve Bank is to routinely publish submissions it receives to policy or industry consultations rather than condensing them into a summary. However, the submissions will only be made public with the consent of the organisation or individual. BusinessDesk. More> 

Rules around body corporates need tightening says Bernard Hickey

19 September 2016

Apartments can be part of the solution to Auckland's housing supply crisis and can be a foot on the ladder for a generation locked out of a traditional house on a section, but the Government will have to heed the warnings and take up the proposals for better regulation to reinforce and build confidence in these homes for decades to come. A failure risks adding insult to injury for an already struggling cohort of home buyers. More>