New Zealand


FMA allows personalised robo-advice

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA), a regulatory authority for financial services in New Zealand, has issued an announcement to inform that has decided to grant an exemption to enable ... Read More
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Reserve Bank of New Zealand says lower external debt is encouraging but some risks remain

A large improvement in New Zealand’s net foreign liabilities as a share of GDP since 2009 makes the economy less vulnerable to shocks, Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand said in ... Read More
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Robo-advice has been increasingly adopted; FMA seeks feedback on robo-advice exemption

The Financial Market Authority (FMA) of New Zealand has released today an announcement to get feedback on robo-advice exemption. According the announcement issued, the FMA is seeking feedback on ... Read More
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Stocks Climb as Japan Data Spur Growth Optimism: Markets Wrap

New Zealand hits inflation target for first time in 5 years Equity indexes in Japan, Hong Kong and Australia all rise Asian stock markets climbed as oil recovered some ... Read More
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ESMA to cooperate with New Zealand’s regulators on CCPs

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has established a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) with Reserve Bank of New Zealand and Financial ... Read More

NZX joins UN Sustainable Stock Exchange initiative

NZX today announced that it has joined the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchange (SSE) initiative as a partner exchange. The SSE initiative provides a platform for exchanges to discuss ... Read More

Kim Dotcom’s new Bitcoin venture will pay content uploaders

Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom is rolling out a Bitcoin payment system that will allow users to sell their content uploads or charge for live video streaming. The New Zealand-based ... Read More

New Zealand confirms that selling Spot FX contracts, CFD and binary options to be licensed

The Financial Markets Authority has today confirmed that businesses selling short-duration derivatives need to be licensed. The Financial Markets Conduct Act introduced licensing for derivatives issuers in December 2014. ... Read More
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Dollar Slides Fourth Day, Asian Stocks Are Mixed: Markets Wrap

Australia 10-year bond yield slides for fifth day in six New Zealand shares tumble, yen maintains last week’s strength A gauge of the U.S. dollar headed for its longest ... Read More

Law firm in New Zealand invests $2 million in artificial intelligence

Law firm MinterEllisonRuddWatts has invested $2 million in a joint venture exploring the potential use of artificial intelligence for legal services. Chief executive Mike Schubert, who is chair of ... Read More
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