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Getting a better investment return - easy as PIE

Cash Portfolio Investment Entities (PIEs) are typically not a consumer's first choice for savings, however, they allow investors to take advantage of special tax rules to boost the returns they receive on their savings, without losing the flexibility to access their money.

Global deleveraging backdrop for modest growth

Russell Investments' team of global investment strategists have released the firm's 2012 Global Outlook in which they predict that global deleveraging will continue through 2012, noting that "it took three decades for the developed economies to borrow too much money and it will take years to pay

Long-term investment benefits niche super fund

Niche superannuation scheme Mutual Superannuation Fund (MSF) has continued a 40-plus year track record of success with an annual pre-tax return this year of more than 7% for investors despite the very difficult ongoing market conditions.

Australian private equity 'deliver stable, solid returns'

The Cambridge Associates LLC Australia Private Equity and Venture Capital Index (CA Australia Index) continues to outperform the S&P/ASX 300 Index over multiple time horizons.

Kiwi investors take to RMB to avoid global turmoil

With developed world economies suffering from too much debt and weak fundamentals, New Zealand investors have been moving to invest in emerging market currencies, such as the renminbi (RMB), rather than the traditional currencies such as the dollar, pound and the Euro.

Russell investment survey shows property finding favour

Russell investment survey shows property finding favour
New Zealand's leading investment fund managers are beginning to favour property as increasingly defensive investment strategies are being implemented to counter the vagaries of the current world economic situation.

'Once-in-a-generation' re-write of securities law

A bill which overhauls securities law to improve financial market conduct and restore investor confidence in New Zealand's financial markets was introduced to Parliament today by Commerce Minister Simon Power.

Harbour launches Australasian fund

Harbour Asset Management (Harbour) today announced the launch of the new Harbour Australasian Equity Income Fund (Fund). The Fund has an actively managed strategy that invests predominately in New Zealand and Australian listed securities in order to generate attractive dividend yields.

Kiwa Media attracts NZ Chinese investment

Auckland digital book producer Kiwa Media has completed a Series A fund raising after attracting interest from New Zealand Chinese investors.

TCA welcomes STSS Act

Implementation of Act an important step in restoring investor confidence The Trustee Corporations Association today welcomed the new Securities Trustees and Statutory Supervisors Act which comes into force tomorrow.

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