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Paymark delighted by fourth win in a row

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:46:35 +1300 | Paymark

Auckland, 26 September 2017 - Start For the fourth year in a row, Paymark’s contact centre team has taken out the Business Support Services award at the annual CRM Awards. More >>

HiFX Morning Update, September 25 2017

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:06:25 +1300 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.7329 (mid-rate) this morning. As expected the weekend’s election has positioned New Zealand First’s Winston Peter’s in the roll of “King or Queen maker ” but with the National party still in the box seat the NZD has ...More >>

FMA to step up enforcement of financial services register

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:44:22 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 22 (BusinessDesk) - The Financial Markets Authority is stepping up its enforcement of people misusing the financial services provider register, which continues to generate the most complaints to the market watchdog.More >>

New KiwiSaver fund guarantees retirees income for life

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:28:00 +1200 | Simplicity

In a first for KiwiSaver, Simplicity is launching a new fund that guarantees its members a minimum after tax income of at least 5.00% per annum, for the rest of their lives.More >>

HiFX Morning Update, September 22, 2017

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:28:44 +1200 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.7312 (mid-rate) this morning. Commodity linked currencies including the NZD have underperformed over the past 24hrs with the AUD suffering the sharpest fall on a combination of falling metal prices and confirmation from ...More >>

10 Fast Growing FinTechs for Australia and NZ

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:37:50 +1200 | IDC New Zealand Ltd

IDC Financial Insights Unveils 10 Fast Growing FinTechs for Australia and New Zealand Sydney, September 21, 2017 – IDC Financial Insights today unveiled a list of 10 fast growing fintechs in Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) as part of the broader ...More >>

Wakeman seeks AIA AGM Resolutions

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:45:37 +1200 | Peter Wakeman

On 21 September 2017 Peter Wakeman e-mailed The Secretary for Auckland International Airport seeking More >>

HiFX Morning Update, September 21 2017

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:07:09 +1200 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.7351 (mid-rate) this morning. This morning the Federal Reserve delivered on its promise to reduce its $4.5 trillion portfolio by allowing $10B in bonds to mature in October, without replacing them. The Fed’s portfolio with includes ...More >>

We Need to Take The Mystery Out of KiwiSaver

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:48:49 +1200 | Canstar

With a wide variety of providers and funds all offering variations of an investment that we can have from childhood, but focused on our retirement, talking about KiwiSaver is never going to be straightforward. However, Canstar argues that it does need to ...More >>

Reserve Bank revamps rules for bank outsourcing

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:30:17 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 20 (BusinessDesk) - The Reserve Bank has released its revised policy for banks which outsource services, tightening the rules to ensure the banks continue to function in the event of failure.More >>

Enableme expands into the Waikato region

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:35:20 +1200 | enableMe

Demand from Waikato residents has driven one of the country’s fastest-growing personal financial advisory firms to set up a local branch. enableMe, Financial Personal Trainers has already been working with some local clients remotely, but hundreds ...More >>

Green light from Responsible Investment Association

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:38:54 +1200 | Kiwi Wealth

Kiwi Wealth’s KiwiSaver Scheme investment funds have each been independently certified by Australasia’s leading certifier of responsible investors, the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA).More >>

HiFX Data Update - NZ Q2 Current Account Release

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:08:00 +1200 | HiFX

The NZ Current Account Balance for Q2 2017 has just been released. The Current Account Deficit was better than expected (smaller deficit): Current Account Balance Q2 $618 mio Deficit (Consensus $870 mio Deficit) Current Account Balance (seasonally adjusted) ...More >>

Labour will get tough on loan sharks

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:55:57 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will take a tough stance on loan sharks and make sure that the Commerce Commission is properly resourced to protect Kiwi consumers, says Labour’s Consumer Affairs spokesperson Michael Wood.More >>

Housing Costs Key To Determining The Future You

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:52:23 +1200 | Kiwi Wealth

Pay now or pay later – the cost of housing in retirement is the number one factor that will determine how much money Kiwis will need to have saved by the time they stop working, Kiwi Wealth says.More >>

HiFX Morning Update, September 20 2017

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:33:16 +1200 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.7318 (mid-rate) this morning. A second consecutive increase in dairy prices at this morning’s auction has helped the NZD outperform all its rivals. Following on from an increase of 0.3% at the 5th Sep auction this morning’s ...More >>

Online Banking - a Financial Revolution at your Fingertips

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:48:02 +1200 | Canstar

Online banking - a financial revolution at your fingertips Just over 50 years ago, one of the biggest disruptors in banking history, the ATM was invented by a man who was irritated at not being able to get to his money outside of his banks’ strict ...More >>

Verifi launch Cloudcheck Live

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:33:54 +1200 | Verifi Identity Services

Leading local Electronic Identity Verification provider and RegTech company Verifi Identity Services (‘Verifi’) have today announced the release of Cloudcheck Live. More >>

A beginner's guide to bitcoin: What you need to know

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:36:28 +1200 | MyGold

September 13, 2017, Auckland, New Zealand – MyGold recently debuted a cryptocurrency trading service that has delighted customers far and wide. The trading service empowers traders to execute transactions with cryptocurrencies such as the blockchain-based ...More >>

NZCATA Young Associates Launch Investment Forum

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:17:17 +1200 | NZCTA Young Associates

AUCKLAND, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 - New Zealand China Trade Association Young Associates (NZCTA YA) in collaboration with New Zealand Shareholders’ Association will be holding an investment forum: “Buy a Piece of a Company”. The Forum is on the ...More >>


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