Almost half of NZ investors haven't heard of market watchdog, FMA survey finds

Tue, 23 Jun 2015

By Paul McBeth June 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand investors are relatively upbeat about the state of the nation's financial markets, but almost half of them have never heard of the entity tasked with regulating capital markets and financial services. About 48 percent of investors in a survey commissioned by the Financial Markets Authority hadn't heard of the market watchdog, even though about 60 percent of them were either very confident or fairly confident in the nation's financial markets. The FMA commissioned Colmar Brunton to gauge...

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