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Two Code Of Conduct Committee Members Resign

Two Code Of Conduct Committee Members Resign
Wellington, Nov 12 NZPA - Two members have resigned from a committee working on a code of conduct for financial advisers in the wake of a Consumer NZ report which found advice was "scandalously poor".

PM Labels Bank Inquiry `Fizzer'

PM Labels Bank Inquiry `Fizzer'
Wellington, Nov 12 NZPA - Prime Minister John Key has dismissed the opposition-driven parliamentary inquiry into banks' behaviour, which found they failed to fully pass official cash rate (OCR) cuts to consumers.

Union Joins Call To Enforce Fair Play On Banks

Union Joins Call To Enforce Fair Play On Banks
Wellington, Nov 11 NZPA - An inquiry which found banks have failed to fully pass official cash rate (OCR) cuts to consumers shows the Government needs to build protection measures, a bank workers union says.

MPs From Four Parties On TVNZ's Economic Programme

MPs From Four Parties On TVNZ's Economic Programme
Wellington, Nov 9 NZPA - Politicians from four parties will take part in TVNZ's programme Spotlight on the Economy, due to be broadcast by Channel 7 on Wednesday night after an uproar over a promo which featured Finance Minister Bill English.

Are Preference Shares A Good Investment?

When I retired in 2003, I went to the ASB for advice as to what to do with $250,000 proceeds from selling a business. An ASB investment adviser, who was a salaried employee who received incentives according to sales made, recommended ASB preference shares, and that is where I put it.

Businesses Sacrificed Some Profit To Retain Staff - English

Businesses Sacrificed Some Profit To Retain Staff - English
Wellington, Nov 5 NZPA - Finance Minister Bill English says businesses sacrificed profits to retain staff during the recession which was reflected in a lower tax take.

Winners And Losers One Year On From Election

Winners And Losers One Year On From Election
Some MPs could try harder, some get a gold star and one or two have not achieved on NZPA's report card one year on from National's election victory. MAGGIE TAIT rates the performances.

Two New Backbenchers Talk About Life In Parliament

Two New Backbenchers Talk About Life In Parliament
One year on from National beating Labour at the ballot box KATE CHAPMAN of NZPA talks to two South Island backbenchers about their experiences on opposite sides of the debating chamber.

Recession Will Hit Govt's Books For Some Time Yet Says English

Recession Will Hit Govt's Books For Some Time Yet Says English
Wellington, Nov 4 NZPA - The worsening financial position in the Government's accounts shows it will take time for the economic recovery to flow through to the Crown's revenue, Finance Minister Bill English said today.

Fresh Food Supply Market Difficult For Speirs Group

Wellington, Oct 30 NZPA - Fresh food supplier Speirs Group said it is difficult to make a profit supplying supermarkets since the industry reduced to two major players.

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