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BNZ to bring in nuclear free, tobacco free investment policy

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:52:59 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 23 (BusinessDesk) - Bank of New Zealand has developed a responsible investment policy which excludes companies involved in the production of cluster munitions, anti-personnel mines, nuclear weapons and tobacco or tobacco products from its international ...More >>

RBNZ's Wheeler keeps OCR at 1.75%

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:17:37 +1300 | BusinessDesk

RBNZ's Wheeler keeps OCR at 1.75%, doesn't anticipate moving any time soon More >>

While you were sleeping: Nike stock drops

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:12:33 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 23 (BusinessDesk) - Wall Street was mixed as a decline in Nike shares offset a gain in stocks of Microsoft and Apple. More >>

RBNZ OCR held steady at 1.75%, NZD little changed

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:43:41 +1300 | HiFX

The RBNZ have maintained the Official Cash Rate (OCR) at 1.75%. This was widely expected. There is no Monetary Policy Statement issued at this meeting. More >>

Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:05:17 +1300 | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today left the Official Cash Rate (OCR) unchanged at 1.75 percent. More >>

HiFX Morning Update, March 23 2017

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:45:04 +1300 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.7058 (mid-rate) this morning. The NZD has made steady gains against the majority of its trading rivals (the JPY being the exception) as offshore economic data releases fell short of market expectations. The JPY has been the best ...More >>

NZSA slams Heartland Bank's capital raising as unfair

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:31:08 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 22 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand Shareholders Association has criticised Heartland Bank over a $40 million of capital completed this month after its discounted share purchase plan closed more than three times oversubscribed.More >>

FMA Statement on Forestlands

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:02:31 +1300 | Financial Markets Authority

The FMA has received complaints from various investors in Forestlands. More >>

National, NZ First crush FinTech innovation

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:46:52 +1300 | ACT New Zealand

National is suffocating the emergence of a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending industry in New Zealand, says ACT Leader David Seymour. National  last night  voted to continue treating P2P lending platforms as though they are traditional lenders.More >>

How To Trade 29th March When Theresa May Triggers Brexit

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:22:05 +1300 | ThinkMarkets

It is all about trading the event and timing is very important when it comes to it. The 29th of March is the day when the British Prime Minister, Theresa May will invoke the Article 50 and the UK will be entered in divorce negotiations of leaving the ...More >>

Skipton International shortlisted for Moneyfacts Award

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:01:02 +1300 | Skipton International

Skipton International has been shortlisted in the 2017 Moneyfacts Awards for Best Offshore Account Provider. More >>

HiFX Morning Update, March 22 2017

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:43:33 +1300 | HiFX

Following a 6.3% decline and with the futures pointing to yet another fall in global dairy prices this morning’ auction surprised the market by increasing by 1.7% to $3,101 a tonne. Whole milk powder prices increased by 2.9% and volume spiked by 10% ...More >>

CFOs reveal their top priorities and forecast challenges

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:38:32 +1300 | Robert Half

Auckland, 21 March 2017 – In a new survey, New Zealand Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) were asked what their top three key priorities and challenges will be in 2017. And according to independent research commissioned by specialised recruitment company ...More >>

Bargain hunters move on yesterday’s casualties

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:38:59 +1300 | CMC Markets

The soft lead from US markets has put the ASX 200 index on the back foot this morning. More >>

Ed. Collective Warns of Financial Peril following Report

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:36:32 +1300 | Ed. Collective

Ed Collective, a social enterprise advocating for better learning experiences in New Zealand warns that generations of Kiwis could face long-term financial peril as the Productivity Commission recommends the introduction of interest on student ...More >>

Financial literacy for students - New partnership launches

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:16:24 +1300 | Equifax

AUCKLAND, March 20, 2017 – Educating school students on the pros and cons of credit so they become more financially savvy is driving a new partnership which will be launched at Murray’s Bay Intermediate School in Auckland today.More >>

HiFX Morning Update, March 21 2017

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:09:15 +1300 | HiFX

It has been a solid start to the week for the NZD with the dollar continuing to push higher against all its major rivals. With very little in the way of scheduled economic data releases to drive direction the big news overnight came out of the UK when the ...More >>

Generate Adds a Senior Portfolio Manager

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:15:56 +1300 | Generate KiwiSaver

Edward Glennie has been appointed as a Senior Portfolio Manager to work alongside Lead Portfolio Manager and CIO Sam Goldwater and CEO Henry Tongue of the rapidly growing Generate KiwiSaver Scheme. Ed brings complementary experience to the management ...More >>

HiFX Morning Update - March 20 2017

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:05:42 +1300 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.7015 (mid-rate) this morning. After what was a very volatile week markets consolidated on Friday with both currency and equity markets trading tight ranges. Friday night’s US economic data releases sent mixed signals to investors ...More >>

Thankyou Payroll expanding through equity crowdfunding

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:44:29 +1300 | PledgeMe

Dunedin and Wellington based social enterprise Thankyou Payroll is launching an equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe on 7 April, to fund development, grow their team, and market their software in preparation for upcoming IRD changes around payroll ...More >>


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