FMA: Time to show what KiwiSaver members get for fees

KiwiSaver providers can expect pressure to show what value they're giving members, after an analysis prepared for the Financial Markets Authority showed they charge higher fees than comparable British funds. The report, produced by actuaries MJW, was included with this year's KiwiSaver report. It showed that New Zealand fees were higher than those of the […]

KiwiSaver providers question loss-making assumptions

KiwiSaver providers are raising questions about a series of prescribed assumptions they will have to use to show clients' KiwiSaver balance projections – including that defensive funds will lose money in real terms each year. The Financial Markets Conduct Amendment Regulations 2019 require annual statements sent to KiwiSaver members from next year to include a […]