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FMA director of compliance Elaine Campbell has called on providers to put clients' needs first.

KiwiSaver ploys raise alarm

The Financial Markets Authority has warned KiwiSaver providers over sharp sales practices after a jump in the amount of…

 

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ANZ1 year fixed6.15%
ASB1 year fixed6.09%
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Westpac1 year fixed6.09%

NZ surfing the superyacht wave

The submarine-styled A, owned by magnate Andrey Melnichenko, stayed in Auckland for seven months for a multimillion-dollar refit. Photo / Chris Gorman

A study of the superyacht industry has found visiting vessels generated more than $40 million for New Zealand last summer…

KiwiSaver transfers increasing

Photo / Getty

The FMA says it is concerned about increasing competition among KiwiSaver providers having a detrimental impact on members…

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Institution Minimum 1 Year
ANZ $1 4.50%
ASB $1 4.25%
BNZ $1 4.40%
Kiwibank $2,000 3.15%
Westpac $1 4.35%

Most firms paying bills faster

Forestry sector firms are the fastest to pay invoices with an average settlement time of 34.9 days. Photo / NZME.

New Zealand businesses are getting a cash flow boost from the country's strong economic performance, with the average time…

Big money, but also peanuts

ANZ's chief executive David Hisco's $4.1 million pay packet got a few Kiwis hot under the collar this week. But how 'bout…

John Clarke and Aynsley Quenault with some of their award-winning wines.

Switch to organics pays off

A battle with kikuyu and a change over to organics proved to be two challenges that a Kerikeri vineyard triumphed over this…

Pilots' view of an A330 flypast

Pilots' view of an A330 flypast

Swiss International has released a video of one of its Airbus A330s flying in formation with aerobatic aircraft at an airshow…

How to make a superjumbo

Qatar Airways has taken delivery of its first 517-seat double decker Airbus A380 after a delay of several months.