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6 Mar 2019

Options for investing a bucket of cash

Newshub, Priscilla Dickinson, 23 August 2019

For people who want to grow their savings, given the worldwide economic slowdown and low-interest rates, currently, there's not much of an incentive.  Short of stowing cash under the mattress, should serious savers grin and bear current interest rates of around 2 to 3 percent, or chase higher returns in the hope for an economic rebound? Read more

First robo flies on day one

Investment News, David Chaplin, 11 March 2019

NZ’s first free-to-air robo-adviser enjoyed a successful debut with over 1,000 users trialing the system on day one, according to Nikko Asset Management NZ chief, George Carter. Carter said the early response to the Nikko ‘GoalsGetter’ service, which went live last Wednesday, indicated there was latent demand in NZ for online advice to help with common investment issues. Read more

Fund manager Nikko launches financial 'roboadvice' service

Stuff, Rob Stock, 06 March 2019

Giant Asian fund manager Nikko Asset Management launched a roboadvice service, heralding the beginning of a new age in money management. Read More

New tech gives small investors access to big fund manager

NZ Herald, Tamsyn Parker, 06 March 2019

A global fund manager which until now has required individuals to have $2 million to deal directly with it is opening up its funds to retail investors through its new digital advice platform. Read more

Robo advice a heavy hitter, David Chaston, 06 March 2019

Nikko NZ launches an online goals-based saving platform incorporating personal professional advice in a new digital investment tool aiming to take the mystique out of real investing. Read more

Nikko AM adds its robo advice platform into the mix

NBR, Nathan Smith, 06 March 2019 (video and article NBR login required)

In August last year, the Financial Markets Authority granted the Auckland-based manager an exemption to a law dictating that all personalised digital investment advice to retail clients must be given by a natural person Read more

Nikko wins Morningstar's NZ Fund Manager of Year award

NZ Herald, 27 February 2019

Nikko Asset Management has won Morningstar's New Zealand Fund Manager of the Year award for the second year in a row.  Finalists for fund Manager of the year were Harbour Asset Management and Milford Asset Management.  Tim Murphy, Morningstar's director of manager research, Asia -Pacific, said markets posted a mixed bag of returns in 2018, and the list of fund managers nominated for the awards all demonstrated an ability to add value over the year and consistently reward over the long-term.  Read more