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Psychiatrists call for government review on insurers

10 March 2017

Interest.co.nz: Psychiatrists call for government review on the way life insurers treat people with mental illness; Underwriter explains extent to which industry goes to fairly assess possible risks of mental illness. More>

NZ Super news this week

10 March 2017

A roundup of the week's NZ Super news following the government's move to raise the retirement age to 67. Find out what the media is saying. More>

Stuff's guide to NZ Superannuation changes

8 March 2017

Stuff.co.nz: Superannuation has been reset. Prime Minister Bill English has announced that the age for state superannuation will rise up to 67 in gradual steps starting in 20 years time. More>

Robo development under way

8 March 2017

Goodreturns: DLA Piper senior associate Geoff Ward-Marshall says his firm’s clients are already looking at how their roboadvice offerings will take shape in the new legislative environment. More>

DTIs should be in RBNZ toolkit - IMF

8 March 2017

Goodreturns: Debt-to-income ratios (DTIs) and the redirection of tax incentives away from housing would help tackle the risks posed by New Zealand’s housing market, the IMF says. More>

Bill English on generational comparison

8 March 2017

Interest.co.nz: Comparing circumstances faced by different generations is unhelpful during the current national superannuation debate, Prime Minister Bill English says. More>

Barriers removed to end KiwiSaver advice drought

8 March 2017

Stuff.co.nz: The FMA has released its updated guidance on sales and advice for KiwiSaver providers, which it hopes will give banks and other KiwiSaver providers the confidence to end a national KiwiSaver advice drought. More>

Mark Warminger judgement released

6 March 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: The Auckland high court has found Milford Asset Management portfolio manager, Mark Warminger, has breached market manipulation charges on two of the 10 counts brought by the Financial Markets Authority last year. More>

'Macro-prudential tools should be permanent'

6 March 2017

Interest.co.nz: Macro-prudential tools must be permanent features of the housing market landscape, Wellington-based commercial adviser Murray Jackson argues More>

Super age lift not enough: experts

6 March 2017

NZ Herald: Means-testing and later eligibility for new residents among suggested changes Government should consider, writes NZ Herald political reporter Isaac Davison. More>