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Auckland Airport plans to raise up to $175M in bond sale

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:23:03 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland International Airport plans to sell up to $175 million of six-year fixed-rate bonds to institutional and retail investors as it seeks to help fund its biggest ever infrastructure spending programme. More >>

HiFX morning Update, September 21 2018

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:05:19 +1200 | HiFX

Stocks out of the US are faring better than the USD, with both the Dow and S&P hitting new record highs. Risk on sentiment is prevailing, which has seen the NZD continue its climb off the lows. NZ GDP came in yesterday at 1% q/q, beating expectations ...More >>

KiwiBank Credit Card Fee Removal Welcomed by MoneyHub

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 08:42:40 +1200 | MoneyHub

KiwiBank’s decision to drop a number of credit card fees and significantly cut the price of other fees is welcomed by personal finance website MoneyHub and encourages other banks to follow suit.More >>

Govt won’t rule out tax grab on retirement savings

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:46:36 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

The Finance Minister is refusing to rule out a tax grab on the retirement savings of hard-working New Zealanders, National’s Economic and Regional Development spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says.More >>

Whooshkaa! Our growth is better than you think

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:48:58 +1200 | Kiwibank

It’s not all economic doom and confidence gloom. Weak confidence has not (yet) translated into weakness. More >>

Kiwi billionaire Stephen Jennings joins NZ Initiative board

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:59:16 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Kiwi billionaire investor Stephen Jennings has joined the board of the New Zealand Initiative think-tank. More >>

HiFX morning Update, September 20 2018

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:20:23 +1200 | HiFX

The Kiwi opens up at 0.6616 Risk currencies have continued to fare well overnight. China’s Premier Li came out during the trading day yesterday with comments at the World Economic Forum that they should maintain basic principles of free trade. He ...More >>

Proactive monitoring needed in banking, insurance, MPs told

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 21:25:39 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - More proactive monitoring of the country’s banking sector is needed given the lack of understanding in the community about insurance products and loans, MPs heard today.More >>

Inland Revenue firmly focussed on bright-line – Richard Owen

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:23:02 +1200 | Inland Revenue Department

Any suggestion that Inland Revenue has taken its eye off the ball when it comes to property investors is thoroughly misleading. More >>

No Need for Knee-Jerk Bank Bashing in New Zealand

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:47:43 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

Submitters to the Finance and Expenditure Committee showed that New Zealand can afford to spare itself a round of bank bashing. More >>

Banks Slam Govt's Reserve Bank Bill

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:29:21 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

“The Banking and Business Communities have turned out to slam the Government’s Reserve Bank Bill at today’s Finance and Expenditure Committee Hearing,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. ASB submitted recommending that price stability be retained ...More >>

NZ banks accelerate lending in June quarter

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:04:35 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's nine major lenders boosted lending at the fastest quarterly pace in almost two years as fears over bad debts subsided. More >>

HiFX morning Update, September 19 2018

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 08:54:41 +1200 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at higher at 0.6581 this morning. Tit-for-tat trade barriers have dominated the news wires the past 24 hours. US President Trump announced a 10% tariff on USD$200 billion of Chinese imports. China responded with retaliatory tariffs on ...More >>

ANZ New Zealand proudly celebrates Kiwi women

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:45:52 +1200 | ANZ Bank

ANZ New Zealand has this week paid tribute to the trailblazing Kiwi women whose courage and vision helped create pathways to equality, opportunity and success in the banking industry. On the 125th anniversary of New Zealand suffrage, ANZ Managing Director ...More >>

Oxfam report on multinational drug companies misleading

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:08:54 +1200 | Inland Revenue Department

Oxfam report on the tax affairs of multinational drug companies labelled misleading by Inland Revenue More >>

HiFX Data Update - US to impose new tariffs

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:21:32 +1200 | HiFX

HiFX Data Update - US to impose new tariffs on USD$200 billion of China imports, effective 24th Sept More >>

New Consumer Survey Says Responsible The New Norm

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:57:20 +1200 | Mindful Money

A large majority of New Zealanders expect their Kiwisaver and investment funds to be invested ethically (1) and are ready to shift their funds (2) if company practices are inconsistent with their values.More >>

HiFX morning Update, September 18 2018

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 08:22:33 +1200 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at higher at 0.6577 this morning. The USD and global equity markets both fell as the markets prepared themselves for more US-China trade tensions. The NZDUSD gained a little ground as the USD weakened, in what was a relative quiet overnight ...More >>

New KiwiSaver switching platform grades investments

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:47:12 +1200 | BetterSaver

New KiwiSaver switching platform grades investments on social responsibility (ESG factors) The launch of the KiwiSaver switching platform, BetterSaver this week will for the first time offer all New Zealanders the ability to select their retirement ...More >>

Property for Industry to diversify funding base

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:57:11 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Property for Industry wants to diversify its funding base with the sale of up to $100 million of bonds. More >>


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