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ASB Backs Home Buyers With Market-leading 2-year Fixed Home Lending Rate

Press Release – ASB Bank

ASB has dropped its two-year fixed home loan rate by 0.2% to a market-leading 4.15%. Craig Sims, executive general manager retail banking, said the change gives home buyers options in a rising rate environment. Its been a challenging year for … Read more »

AML/CFT Risk Ratings Confirmed For Sectors Under FMA Supervision

Press Release – Financial Markets Authority

A new report by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) – Te Mana Ttai Hokohoko has found that derivatives issuers (DIs) and cryptocurrency service providers are in the high risk category for meeting anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism … Read more »

Making A Difference Awards Winners Announced At General Insurance Breakfast

Press Release – ANZIIF

The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) is delighted to announce the winners of the Making a Difference Awards for General Insurance, Claims and New Zealand categories. The Making a Difference Awards winners were announced … Read more »

Generation Rent: Is Investing The New First Home?

Press Release – PMG Funds

For millennials and Gen Zs alike, buying a home is fast becoming a distant reality, but saving, and avocado toast, isnt the issue. With the average house price rising to a national median of $987,401 and the average time to save for a deposit now over … Read more »

Ninety One’s 2022 Investment Outlooks: The Challenges Of Normalisation

Press Release – Ninety One

While the transition to normalised monetary policy creates uncertainty for the macroeconomic outlook, continued vaccine roll-outs are expected to help underpin growth in 2022. With this backdrop, where can investors turn to during the year ahead to find returns … Read more »

Kiwis Are Backing The Housing Market To Continue Climbing Despite Numerous Headwinds

Press Release – ASB

A net 73% of survey respondents now expect interest rates to increase. But this hasnt shaken Kiwis house price expectations, which actually increased last quarter Buyer sentiment hits a five-year-low. Kiwis are backing New Zealands housing … Read more »

Online Brokerage Tiger Brokers (Singapore) Sees Strong Q3 Growth Led By First-timer Deposits And Newly Funded Accounts

Press Release – ACN Newswire

Parent UP Fintech files Q3 Report with Nasdaq earlier this week SINGAPORE, Dec 3, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Online brokerage Tiger Brokers (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. (“Tiger Brokers Singapore”) today announced that the average Singapore ‘first-timer’ … Read more »

Nikko AM Reboots Robo-investment Platform So New Generation Of Sharemarket Investors Don’t Have To Go It Alone

Press Release – Nikko AM

Redesigned GoalsGetter platform offers intuitive support and access to wide range of retail investment and KiwiSaver funds. Leading New Zealand Fund Manager, Nikko AM NZ, has unveiled a new user interface for its GoalsGetter investment platform, … Read more »

NZHL Engages FileInvite As CCCFA Regulations Take Effect

Press Release – NZHL

Auckland, New Zealand New Zealand owned and operated home loan and insurance provider NZHL has engaged document and data collection innovators FileInvite to help streamline workflows for their network of more than 75 business owners and their … Read more »

Investment Tips To Borrow From Oracle Of Omaha

Article – Kalkine

Summary Warren Buffets trading strategies have long been a subject of great interest in the arena of stock market investing. The key ingredient to a perfect portfolio is the ability to hold onto ones chosen stocks till revenues pour in. Knowing … Read more »

NextPlay’s NextFin Division Receives Conditional License Approval For Insurance And Re-insurance Offerings

Press Release – ACN Newswire

NextPlay Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTP), a digital business ecosystem for digital advertisers, consumers, video gamers and travelers, announced that its NextFin Division has received conditional approval of its general insurance and re-insurance license … Read more »

Simplicity Cuts Membership Fees To $0 For All Products

Press Release – Simplicity

Simplicity, the nonprofit KiwiSaver provider, announced today that all members will no longer pay membership fees. The change applies immediately to all Simplicity funds. Previously, adult members paid a $20 a year membership fee. In the last five years, … Read more »

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