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FAA review delayed

2 Dec 16 - The much anticipated Exposure Draft of the new Financial Advisers Act won't be out before Christmas as previously promised. 

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Quarterly RBNZ disclosure changes

30 Nov 16 - Victoria University's Martien Lubberink encourages the public to give the Reserve Bank feedback on its proposed new approach to quarterly bank disclosure.
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Treasury forecast: "nonsense"

30 Nov 16 - PM says Treasury's forecasts of blow-out in debt by 2060 without NZ Superannuation changes "a load of nonsense"; says Treasury couldn't get forecasts right 44 days before Budget 'let alone 44 years out'; also downplays weak productivity.
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Hawes on KiwiSaver fees

2 Dec 16 - When choosing your KiwiSaver provider, you shouldn't base the decision on fees - they are only one factor in your choice, says Martin Hawes.


Moringstar: don't sell

30 Nov 16 - While the outlook is mixed for bond prices, bond funds still have an important role to play in investors' portfolios, according to Morningstar.

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Maxwell mocks policy failure

2 Dec 16 - The retirement commissioner has broken with staid civil service tradition by releasing a mockumentary-style teaser trailer to publicise the release of her three-yearly retirement policy recommendations.


Milford on interest rates

30 Nov 16 - Where do US interest rates go from here? Milford Asset Management's portfolio manager David Lewis comments.

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NZIER quarterly predictions

30 Nov 16 - NZIER's Quarterly Predictions are for localised effects from earthquakes and higher interest rates. 


Fees: race to bottom

28 Nov 16 - A new analysis has debunked the assumption that low fees inevitably equate with better outcomes for KiwiSaver investors. InvestmentNewsNZ.

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