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NZ govt debt loses 'darling of the high-yield world' status

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:10:46 +1300 | BusinessDesk

NZ govt debt loses 'darling of the high-yield world' status as US Treasury yields climb More >>

Rabobank New Zealand announces new board appointment

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:56:39 +1300 | Rabobank

Rabobank New Zealand has announced the appointment of Jillian Segal AM to its board of directors. More >>

NZ cryptocurrency investment platform launches

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 13:14:17 +1300 | Ilumony

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 20 March 2018 A New Zealand-based financial services company is launching a cryptocurrency portfolio investment platform designed to make the exciting asset class accessible to everyone. The new platform, called Invsta , is ...More >>

HiFX Morning Update, March 20 2018

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 08:20:21 +1300 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.7241 (mid-rate) this morning. The GBP has been the strongest performing currency over the past 24 hours, advancing against all its rivals following reports that the European Union and the UK have reached a post-Brexit transitional ...More >>

NPT shareholders greenlight sale of management contract

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 19:18:33 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 19 (BusinessDesk) NPT shareholders voted in favour of Augusta Capital buying the real estate investor's management contract for $4.5 million at a special meeting today in Auckland.More >>

HiFX Morning Update, March 19 2018

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 08:15:50 +1300 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.7215 (mid-rate) this morning. The NZD along with the AUD continues to underperform with ongoing concerns over US trade policy weighing on sentiment. On Friday an unexpected downward revision to Euro-zone inflation will make it very ...More >>

Making value capture financing work for NZ

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:23:34 +1300 | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson is encouraged that the Government is open to moving beyond traditional funding sources and structures to pay for infrastructure projects – including consideration of value capture funding models.More >>

Guilty pleas for FMA prosecutions

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:34:18 +1300 | Financial Markets Authority

Guilty pleas for holding out as being in the business of providing financial services and obstructing FMA investigation More >>

HiFX Morning Update, March 16 2018

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 08:24:21 +1300 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.7274 (mid-rate) this morning. The Kiwi fell after yesterday morning’s NZ GDP printed at 0.6% which was lower than the 0.8% market consensus. The NZDUSD has traded an 84 point or 1.16% range this week but is down from Tuesday’s ...More >>

New Chief Distribution Officer for Flexigroup

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 16:08:33 +1300 | FlexiGroup

New Chief Distribution Officer for Flexigroup New Zealand FlexiGroup New Zealand has appointed Wayne Simeon to the role of Chief Distribution Officer. More >>

Frustrated investors deserting bank deposits for mortgages

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 13:25:51 +1300 | Alpha First Securities

Investors frustrated by low interest rates are increasingly turning to investments via property mortgages to secure higher income. More >>

New Zealand’s Largest Credit Union Moves To Oracle Flexcube

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:34:52 +1300 | Co-op Money NZ

AUCKLAND, 15 MARCH 2018: Co-op Money NZ, the industry association for credit unions and mutual building societies, is delighted that NZCU Baywide, New Zealand’s largest credit union by assets, has successfully migrated to the Oracle Flexcube platform, ...More >>

HiFX Data Update - NZ GDP (Q4) Release

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:20:38 +1300 | HiFX

HiFX Data Update - NZ GDP (Q4) Release The NZ GDP for Q4 2017 has just been released. The GDP for Q4 came in lower than market expectations: Adjusted GDP Q4/ Annual: GDP +0.6% / +2.9% Consensus +0.7% / +3.1% NZ production-based GDP over the last 12 months ...More >>

Fair dealing in advertising

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:59:03 +1300 | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) today published guidance on fair dealing in advertising and communications for licensed crowdfunding services, peer-to-peer lenders and the companies that offer financial products on these platforms.More >>

New Zealand’s Savings Health Check

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:52:59 +1300 | Milford Asset Management

Research just released by Milford Asset Management adds up to a sharp reality check for those New Zealanders looking to enjoy a retirement income better than the ‘No Frills’ lifestyle they could afford living solely on National Super.More >>

Matthew Ockleston wins Australian Financial Review Award

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:05:15 +1300 | Kensington Swan

Matthew Ockleston, Kensington Swan’s Auckland Managing Partner and Property expert, has been announced the winner for the Most Client Focused Lawyer Award at the Australian Financial Review 2018 Client Choice Awards. The review recognises Matthew’s commitment ...More >>

HiFX Morning Update, March 15 2018

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 08:20:02 +1300 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.7331 (mid-rate) this morning. The Kiwi is modestly lower against the majors but flat against the Euro ECB president Mario Draghi spoke on Monetary Policy in the Euro Area at a conference in Frankfurt. The ECB’s main focus is on ...More >>

Debt is bigger obstacle to home ownership than supply

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:41:05 +1300 | LoanPlan Mortgages and Finance

Debt is a bigger obstacle to first home ownership than housing supply Getting rid of debt should be a greater priority than saving for a house deposit, says longstanding Auckland mortgage adviser Christine Lockie. The director of LoanPlan Limited , Ms ...More >>

Rich pickings for Australian ethical investment fund

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 14:12:51 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand has provided rich pickings for Australia's largest ethical investment fund, producing some of its best investments, according to the Kiwi who has managed its local equities for the past decade.More >>

Christchurch goes cashless for Chinese visitors

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:27:45 +1300 | Christchurch NZ

ChristchurchNZ and Christchurch Airport are working together to help local businesses connect with Chinese consumers via cashless payment system Alipay. More >>


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