Media Appearances

Media Appearances

Radio NZ - Bankers respond to criticism over profits

- The Bankers Association commissioned Massey University’s Centre for Banking Studies to compare the return on shareholders’ equity for the banks, with those of the top 50 listed firms, between 2008 and 2012.
Media Appearances

NBR - Banks claw back profits

- Large profits in the banking sector  needed to be considered alongside the contribution banks made to the economy, Mr Hope says. “Last year banks contributed around $6 billion to our economy through the $4.5 billion they invest in running their businesses here, and the $1.3 billion they paid in tax.”
Media Appearances

NZ Herald - Banks slam FMA KiwiSaver selling advice

- The banking industry’s lobby group has slammed the investment regulator over its guidance on how KiwiSaver should be sold, saying it will be harder for consumers to get information on the retirement savings scheme.