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1 May 2017

Stuff.co.nz: Sovereign chief executive Nick Stanhope has just celebrated his first anniversary in the job. It's his first role at the top of an organisation but he says he is loving the challenge of trying to innovate an industry selling something most of us hope never to need. More>  

One in three Kiwis has no money plan for retirement

28 April 2017

NZ Herald: Young people were the least likely to have a money plan, but even among older people, only 41 per cent knew how much they would need for retirement. More>  

Geoff Bascand to take over as RBNZ financial stability head

28 April 2017

 Business Desk: Reserve Bank deputy governor Geoff Bascand will take charge of the monetary authority's financial stability function when Grant Spencer fills in as governor in September. More>  

10 Funds That Beat the Market Over 15 Years

28 April 2017

While it's true that most funds won't beat market indexes over long stretches after accounting for fees, here's a closer look at a handful of Morningstar Medalists that did. More>  

Are High-Yield ETFs Junk?

28 April 2017

Morningstar: The high-yield bond market poses unique challenges to index funds that make an active approach more attractive. More>  

Unions call for change at Aussie-owned banks

28 April 2017

Press release: The union representing finance workers in New Zealands four majors the Australian-owned ANZ, ASB, BNZ and Westpac is urging New Zealand executives to adopt the recommendations on retail banking practice and culture in the recently released Sedgwick report. More>  

The Best Investments--Anywhere

28 April 2017

Panelists from the Morningstar Investment Conference discuss where they are finding the best opportunities around the globe. More>  

French Election's Effect On The Markets

26 April 2017

Schroders: How would a Macron presidency in France affect equities, the ECB, Brexit negotiations, and more? At our latest Schroders Live event Keith Wade and Martin Skanberg discussed some of the big issues facing Europe and its markets right now. More>  

Growing divide in risk profile hits KiwiSaver returns, MJW survey

24 April 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: Divergent asset allocations have come to the fore again in the KiwiSaver market with Milford Asset Management producing stand-out results – at both ends of the scale, the latest Melville Jessup Weaver (MJW) quarterly investment survey shows.  More>  

Want to live til you're 90? Better live like a life insurer

24 April 2017

Stuff: The life and health insurance industry used to be an unhealthy industry to work in. Long hours, a drinking culture, and socialising with insurance advisers took its toll on the waistlines and fitness of the male-dominated industry.  More>