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Matthew Johnson returns to Nikko AM

Press Release – Nikko AM

Nikko Asset Management NZ welcomes the return of Matthew Johnson to its award-winning Fixed Income team. Johnson returns to Nikko AM NZ as a Fixed Income Manager after a six-year absence, including almost three years in M&A in Canadas Oil Patch … Read more »

Putting your selfies to good use

Press Release – BNZ

Signing up for a new account at BNZ is now easier and faster than ever. The bank announced today that by using a selfie video in the sign-up process, more new customers opening a personal account can join completely online, eliminating the need to visit … Read more »

HiFX morning Update, October 17, 2018

Press Release – HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6591 (mid-rate) this morning. The NZD has managed to hang onto its gains and is the strongest performing of the G10 currencies following yesterdays positive inflation report. Yesterday morning Statistics New Zealand released its … Read more »

HiFX Data Update – NZ Q3 CPI Release

Press Release – HiFX

The NZ Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Q3 has just been released. The CPI came in higher than expected. NZ CPI Q3/Annual: Headline Q3 CPI +0.9% / +1.9% Consensus 0.7% / +1.7% Non-tradables CPI +0.8% / +2.6% versus previous quarter Tradables CPI +0.9% … Read more »

BitPrime Cryptocurrency Price Update

Press Release – BitPrime

Cryptocurrency Market Market capitalisation yesterday: NZD$310,671,154,649 Market capitalisation today: NZD$319,650,934,168 Change: 2.89% Read more »

Loan shark net tightens, but holes still remain

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

Ng Tangata Microfinance (NTM) welcomes the new measures announced by Minister for Commerce and Consumer Affairs Kris Faafoi, that will strengthen the net of protection for vulnerable consumers in the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act (CCCFA). Read more »

MoneyHub welcomes inquiry into currency conversion fees

Press Release – Money Hub

The ACCCs announcement of an inquiry into foreign currency conversion fees will put Australian banks under the microscope and seeks to get a fairer deal for Australians. The inquiry will cover fees applied to: Read more »

Submissions on recent proposals

Press Release – Office of the Auditor-General

15 October 2018: The Auditor-General has provided submissions to the State Services Commission and the Treasury on proposals to reform the State Sector Act 1988, to set up an Independent Fiscal Institution, and to embed a focus on wellbeing in the … Read more »

Salt Funds to launch NZ’s first NZX-listed carbon fund

Press Release – Salt Funds

15 October 2018 Salt Funds Management, a boutique investment management firm, is preparing to launch New Zealands first NZX-listed investment fund designed to trade in New Zealand and international carbon credits. Read more »

Rebuilding Trust in Financial Services

Press Release – CFA

New Zealands financial services sector must prove it deserves the publics trust or face the consequences of a situation like the one unfolding in Australia, says the countrys leading financial ethics and integrity association. Read more »

HiFX morning Update, October 15, 2018

Press Release – HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6509 (mid-rate) this morning. Compared with the volatility seen earlier in the week, currency markets were relatively subdued on Friday with most currency pairs trading tight ranges. The University of Michigans preliminary … Read more »

Retirement Commissioner urges calm over KiwiSaver funds

Press Release – Retirement Commissioner

The sharemarket drop over the past two days should not be a reason for people to mess with their KiwiSaver funds, says Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell. Read more »

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