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New Zealand’s Best Fund Managers To Compete For The Annual Good Returns / Research IP Awards On 4 December

Press Release – Research IP

The Good Returns Fund Manager of the Year Awards Powered by Research IP are back in 2020, to round out the year that was and recognise the best fund managers in the country. The virtual event is free to attend on Friday 4 December, register … Read more »

NZFMA To Calculate And Publish OCR Compound Index

Press Release – NZFMA

The New Zealand Financial Markets Association (NZFMA) today announced that it will calculate and publish an OCR Compound Index from 1 December 2020. This Index provides a standardised method of calculating term risk-free interest rates in arrears. NZFMA … Read more »

Reserve Bank To Assess ESAS Outage

Press Release – Reserve Bank

Transactions are now flowing through the Reserve Bank of New Zealands Exchange Settlement Account System (ESAS) after an outage this morning. The Reserve Bank is now looking into the cause of the outage. ESAS allows individual transactions between … Read more »

Results Of The 2019 School Audits

Press Release – Office of the Auditor-General

Weve published the Results of the 2019 school audits . This year our school audits were significantly disrupted by Covid-19. Although this affected the timeliness of reporting, we continue to see improvements in school financial reporting. The Ministry … Read more »

Kiwi Fintech Platform Achieves First International Sale

Press Release – Invsta

Local fintech firm Invsta has secured a breakthrough deal and signed its first Australian customer as it expands through New Zealand and beyond. After seeing how their solutions are helping Kiwi financial service businesses navigate digital disruption in the … Read more »

Most Deferred Loans ‘back To Normal’

Press Release – New Zealand Bankers’ Association

More than two thirds of consumer loans that had principal and interest repayments deferred due to the impact of Covid-19 were now back to normal said the New Zealand Bankers Association today. At the same time, nearly 40% of consumer loans … Read more »

New Name For Leading Finance House

Press Release – Bradley Associates

Leading independent mortgage firm Bradley Associates has changed its name to Luminate Financial Group as it embarks on the next stage of its growth. The company also has a new website at Trent Bradley, Luminate’s founder and managing … Read more »

Perceptive And Paymark Announce New Business Partnership

Press Release – Perceptive

Leading customer insights agency Perceptive has joined forces with New Zealands original fintech startup, Paymark, to provide smart data and incomparable insights for their clients. While the two companies have been working together for the better … Read more »

Debt Consolidation Loans Compared

Press Release – MoneyHub

MoneyHub’s re-launched guide to debt consolidation loans helps explain the benefits of combining debts into one loan. For homeowners, the guide explored the option of a revolving mortgage facility which can work out to be significantly cheaper than … Read more »

Five Tips For Investors To Reap Benefits From Bitcoin Investing

Press Release – Kalkine

Summary The recent rally of Bitcoin from US$11k to ~US$19k has made it a talk of the town amongst market participants. While Bitcoins rally has enabled some investors to become millionaires in a very short span of time, there is much more to this than … Read more »

Treasury & Reserve Bank Suggest Social Credit Solution

Press Release – Social Credit Party

We challenge the government to take up the Monetary Financing option presented to it in an aide-memoire, titled Quantitative Easing and Monetary Financing Compared, back in May. The report, jointly written by Treasury and the Reserve Bank, was presented … Read more »

Large Scale Squandering By The Reserve Bank

Press Release – Positive Money NZ

The Reserve Bank is embarking on a scheme that will squander $28 billion, according to Don Richards, the National Spokesperson for Positive Money New Zealand (PMNZ). Through its so-called Funding for Lending programme, the Reserve Bank will provide … Read more »

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