Direct NZ fund platform now live

16 January 2017

InvestmentnewsNZ: Wellington-headquartered Implemented Investment Solutions (IIS) has launched a new online investment platform aimed at the direct market.  More>

Boutique manager on new ESG path

16 January 2017

InvestmentnewsNZ: Pathfinder Asset Management has signaled a further push into the socially responsible investment market after hiring global environmental, social and governance (ESG) specialist, Sustainalytics, as research partner.  More>

Blackrock's bullish view

16 January 2017

InvestmentnewsNZ: Reflation has arrived along with broad economic recovery globally but consensus views on the outlook remain too cautious, according to BlackRock. Animal spirits are returning to the markets.  More>

Beware the next correction

16 January 2017

SeekingAlpha: Investors have been conditioned to a certain way of thinking during the post-crisis period. Despite any perceived underlying causes, any measurable pullbacks in the stock market are fleeting and are quickly followed by swift and powerful rallies.  More>

Populism and the future of Central Banking

16 January 2017 The challenge is to try to keep short term political quick-fixes from doing predictable long term damage, and ensure that monetary and fiscal policies work together effectively.  More>

'Auckland house prices can't keep falling'

16 January 2017 Mortgage rates hikes and investor LVR restrictions won't be enough to stop Auckland house prices from growing in 2017, says the Property Institute.  More>

Economists need sense of humour

16 January 2017

The Spectator: If economists want to be trusted again, they should learn to tell jokes.This is a subject badly in need of healthy ridicule.  More>

RBNZ appoints two new directors

13 January 2017

The Reserve Bank has appointed Klarissa Plimmer as Chief Information Officer and Patrick Hoerler as Head of Risk Assessment and Assurance. More>

How the NZD will fare in 2017

13 January 2017

Westpac's New Zealand dollar outlook for 2017 and how the Trump-effect will affect it. Westpac.  More>

Finding the long shots

13 January 2017

Morningstar: Durability of earnings and returns will become increasingly important as the tailwind from interest-rate reductions dissipates, Schroders head of Australian equities Martin Conlon says. More>