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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>  

Banks treat the New Zealand economy as just a housing market

17 April 2017

Interest.co.nz: Following the money shows how they really think. Our banks treat the New Zealand economy as just a housing market, with lending for the real economy a relatively smaller focus. More>  

FMA launches consultation on KiwiSaver fees methodology

12 April 2017

The FMA is consulting on how those fees should be calculated and disclosed. Deadline for submissions is 5 May 2017. More>  

FMA Consultation released: Improving financial information in an equity PDS

12 April 2017

The FMA intends to issue guidance for equity issuers on how to disclose financial information in product disclosure statements (PDS) in a clear, concise and effective manner. It says the guidance will be used as a key reference point for its work and updated as necessary. More>  

Beware a 2019 recession

12 April 2017

Goodreturns.co.nz: "Some superstitious investors worry about the chance of a global recession in 2017," says Harbour Asset Management. "They figure that the stockmarket crash in 1987, Asian crisis in 1997 and start of the GFC in 2007 make this the obvious year for troubles in markets." More>  

FMA's Colmar Brunton research

5 April 2017

 FMA: The FMA commissioned Colmar Brunton to survey New Zealanders aged between 60 and 74 years, to find out their experiences of retirement and how information or advice has helped them manage their retirement savings.  More>

Study finds investors can win with average active global share funds… there’s just one catch

3 April 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: A new study has found backing just average active global equity funds managers can pay off – but only for institutional investors. More>

Distribution model key to trust post-crisis planning, MJW

3 April 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: Funds designed to supply income over long-term intergenerational timelines should review how their current distribution policies would stack up following a financial crisis, a new Melville Jessup Weaver (MJW) paper argues. More>

FMA confirms short-term derivatives to be licensed

3 April 2017

The Financial Markets Authority has confirmed that businesses selling short-duration derivatives need to be licensed. The Financial Markets Conduct Act introduced licensing for derivatives issuers in December 2014. More>

"Companies Office needs to pull finger and help the FMA"

31 March 2017

Gareth Vaughan argues the Companies Office needs to pull finger and help the FMA out if NZ's reputation is to be protected from association with unsavoury financial service providers. More>