Financial markets have been very volatile over the last few weeks. As of last valuation (28 Aug), the global equity market was down 6.6% month to date (in New Zealand
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The Government Statement on Building Financial Capability was released on 3 July 2015. The Statement sets out the Government’s approach for building the financial capability of New Zealanders and brings
In my own layman and humble opinion the other 18 Euro members won’t allow Greece to exit and will extend the deadline and accommodate Greece yet again, but at some
New Zealand Funds Management (NZFM) has diversified its Australasian shares exposure, appointing an external locally-based manager in the asset class for the first time. Michael Lang, NZFM chief investment officer,
Ask yourself this question "Do I want the money locked up until the age of eligibility?"
It’s impossible to avoid all risks when you invest. The important thing is to understand the risks and then keep within a level you are comfortable with. Here at ISN
FMA warns any persons dealing with General Equity to exercise extreme caution before obtaining any financial services, or acquiring any financial products, from General Equity. In particular, FMA warns those
If you are thinking about adding property to your retirement portfolio, you may wish to consider the following:
Manager's Insight - The objective of the Equity Inflation Portfolio is to mitigate the impact of inflation on your investment over the medium and/or long-term by investing in income orientated
NZ Funds CEO, Richard James, stresses that diversification is crucial in choosing an investment strategy and also comments on KiwiSaver fees.
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