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Key appointments strengthen Executive Leadership team

Mon, 23 Jul 2018 13:18:12 +1200 | FlexiGroup

FlexiGroup New Zealand has bolstered its executive team with Nicole Francis appointed as Chief People and Culture Officer and Laura Valiant joining as General Counsel and Company Secretary.More >>

WiTH Collective and ASB help Kiwis Own that Home

Mon, 23 Jul 2018 11:57:16 +1200 | WiTH Collective

To inject a fresh energy into the home loan category, and get New Zealanders excited and feeling confident about progressing with every aspect of their home buying journey, WiTH Collective, Linked by Isobar, has worked with ASB to launch a new platform to ...More >>

HiFX morning Update July 23 2018

Mon, 23 Jul 2018 08:41:09 +1200 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6791(mid-rate) this morning. The USD continued to slide throughout Friday’s trading session following Trump’s comments that the Federal Reserve's plan to gradually raise interest rates could hurt recent economic progress. Late ...More >>

HiFX Morning Update July 20, 2018

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 08:45:14 +1200 | HiFX

The Kiwi opens down at 0.6744. We have had a slew of consistently strong US data recently, with last night being no exception. Manufacturing data beat expectations, but the highlight was the Unemployment Claims figure. Although only being a weekly ...More >>

Potential to NZ fintech exports huge

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:07:39 +1200 | Make Lemonade

The potential for New Zealand tech exports will be huge when direct free trade post-Brexit opens with the United Kingdom, a leading fintech expert says. More >>

Investor Confidence Rating results for 3 agencies released

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:33:24 +1200 | The Treasury

The Treasury has today released the latest round of Investor Confidence Rating (ICR) results for three public sector agencies. The ICR assesses how well investment-intensive government agencies are managing their investments and assets and highlights areas ...More >>

HiFX Morning Update July 19, 2018

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 08:34:12 +1200 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6798 (mid-rate) this morning. More >>

Safer vehicle finance options and savings safety net trial

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:41:54 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Hon Kris Faafoi Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Hon Carmel Sepuloni Minister of Social Development 18 July 2018 MEDIA STATEMENT Safer vehicle finance options and savings safety net trial agreed at industry forum Measures to trial a safety ...More >>

FMA may act against financial services firms after review

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:32:51 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 18 (BusinessDesk) - The Financial Markets Authority may take regulatory action against three financial services firms after its latest probe into replacement life insurance. More >>

Fieldfisher examines UK-NZ Fintech collaboration potential

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:21:57 +1200 | Fieldfisher

On Friday 13 July, Fintech specialists from across Fieldfisher's Tech, FMP, Competition, Regulatory teams hosted a breakfast discussion with guests from the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) delegation visiting London as part of London Fintech Week.More >>

FMA review sends important message to industry

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:56:22 +1200 | Financial Services Council

The FMA thematic review on replacement business practices in the insurance industry has a number of important findings for the sector says the Financial Services Council. More >>

Customers not focus of replacement business at insurers

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:43:20 +1200 | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is considering regulatory action against three large financial institutions or qualifying financial entities (QFEs) following a review of insurance replacement business practices.More >>

Conservative KiwiSaver funds should be pit stop

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:58:37 +1200 | ANZ Investment

ANZ has supported an initiative by a group of financial advisers to move KiwiSavers in default schemes from conservative to higher growth funds. More >>

NZ banking minnows expand lending more aggressively in March

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:17:04 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 18 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's banking minnows loaned more aggressively in the first three months of the year, a period advisory firm KPMG noted as showing a deterioration in asset quality which contributed to smaller sector profit. More >>

HiFX Morning Update July 18, 2018

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:19:31 +1200 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6781 (mid-rate) this morning. After showing little reaction to yesterday morning’s softer than expected Q2 CPI report the NZD surged higher during the afternoon session after the RBNZ upwardly revised its core inflation estimate ...More >>

Agreement to help Tauranga families into Homes

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 17:07:45 +1200 | Nga Potiki a Tamapahore Trust

Treaty settlement tribe Ngā Potiki a Tamapāhore Trust formally signed an agreement today with Westpac NZ that will mean more homes for Tauranga families. The Ngā Potiki Housing Shared Equity Scheme will assist Ngā Potiki families realise their dream ...More >>

Academics support KiwiSaver criticism

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:59:05 +1200 | Susan St John

Yesterday’s open letter from nine Independent Financial Advisers to the Financial Markets Authority and other regulators criticising the current KiwiSaver model for its conservative strategy of investment, has raised some very important issues according ...More >>

Inflation is still low, but headed higher

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:47:50 +1200 | Kiwibank

It might have been cheaper to upgrade the car, just less so to add to the house. Key Points • Food, alcohol, construction, and rents all surprised slightly on the high-side. • Petrol rose, and will rise some more. Used cars were heavily discounted. ...More >>

NZ Q2 CPI Release

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:14:55 +1200 | HiFX

NZ Q2 CPI Release The NZ Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Q2 has just been released. The CPI came in slightly lower than expected. NZ CPI Q2/Annual: Headline Q2 CPI +0.4% / +1.5% Consensus 0.5% / +1.6% Non-tradables CPI +0.4% / +0.9% versus previous quarter ...More >>

Industrial Credit Union Moves To Oracle Flexcube

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:12:11 +1200 | Co-op Money NZ

AUCKLAND, 17 JULY 2018: Co-op Money NZ is pleased to announce that over the weekend New Zealand Firefighters Credit Union became the first industrial based credit union in New Zealand to successfully migrate to the tier one core banking platform, Oracle ...More >>


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