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The Healy index

BNZ CEO Anthony Healy says where New Zealand's at can be judged by five numbers

Harmoney attracts New York backer

Blue Elephant Capital Management to lend US$50 mln through NZ P2P lender Harmoney over 2 years, Says NZ in need of well-priced capital

Five questions for reporting season

Country's big four banks heading for strong annual profits, but what answers to five key questions will they provide?

OCR seen on hold until Sept 2015

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CPI up just 0.3% in Sept qtr and 1.0% for the year; well below economists' forecasts; NZ$ drops half a cent to 78.7 USc; OCR seen firmly on hold until September 2015

Spotlight on big bank annual results

Andrew Thorburn, capital, revenue, costs, margins and bad debts in focus when 3 of Australasia's big 4 banks report annual results

ASB's Twitter payments assessment

ASB's Russell Jones says enabling Twitter payments wouldn't be hard technically, but there's no business value in doing it, at least for now

Westpac, ASB push on with PayTag

Westpac chief product officer sees strong outlook for PayTag even once mobile wallets are up and running

ASB yet to fully assess API revenue opportunity

A key focus of ASB's API move is addressing real issues in corporate, commercial and rural banking, the bank's executive general manager for technology and innovation says

Re-thinking our plan?

New Zealand needs to tread carefully because many aspects of Australia’s Plan B with China will run into New Zealand’s Plan A. Professor Ang suggests how we can still benefit

'Many banks still have far to go'

EY sees 'a near universal focus' on risk culture at major financial institutions

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