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Q+A: Rob Everett

28 November 2016

KiwiSaver providers must supply critical information like their fees FMA CEO Rob Everett Our beef is if you want investors to really engage in KiwiSaver and make those decisions about which fund theyre in, what their lifetime plan …Q+A: FMA CEO Rob Everett interviewed by Corin Dann. TVNZ.  More>

The end for bonds?

28 November 2016

Melville, Jessup, Weaver. Investors need to carefully consider the amount of duration in their portfolios.  More>

Fees: race to bottom

28 November 2016

A new analysis has debunked the assumption that low fees inevitably equate with better outcomes for KiwiSaver investors. InvestmentNewsNZ.  More>

Treasury 'dense waffle'

28 November 2016

One of the most important government documents in four years has largely sunk without a trace says Shamubeel Eaqub. Stuff.co.nz.  More>

Morningstar on emerging markets

28 November 2016

Using Morningstar's indexes as platforms, we explore the cyclicality of emerging-markets stock returns over the past decade. Morningstar.  More>

Performance fee update

28 November 2016

John Berry believes the findings of new fee performance work by Pathfinder provide an important lesson for New Zealand financial advisers and the Financial Markets Authority. Goodreturns.co.nz.  More>

Reserve Bank delays disclosure

28 November 2016

The RBNZ has extended for two weeks its deadline for feedback on a proposed new Dashboard approach for banks’ financial disclosure aimed at making it easier for retail investors to compare how sound the lenders are. BusinessDesk/Scoop.  More>

Robo advice "essential"

25 November 2016

Advice businesses are being told it should now be much cheaper and easier to set up roboadvice platforms  - and soon a good robo offering will be expected by clients. Goodreturns.co.nz.  More>

Do star ratings predict future?

25 November 2016

Does the Morningstar Rating for funds, more commonly known as the star rating, predict future performance? Morningstar.  More>

Cheaper not always better

25 November 2016

Carmel Fisher: "Mirror, mirror on the wall, which is the fairest KiwiSaver scheme of all?"  More>