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Banks 'still held in high regard'

Few customers moving their primary banking relationship partly due to decline of personal interaction, Consumer NZ says

Commerce Commission wins key fees case

Commerce Commission says court ruling makes it clear a lender's credit fees should only cover costs closely related to a particular loan transaction; MTF 'disappointed', considering appeal

Govt promotes renewable energy

'Ifs' and 'buts' around the oil and gas industry's ability to bring mega bucks to NZ; 'NZ relatively risk-free and fiscally attractive'

'P2P platforms shouldn't expect to be exempt from the law'

Where, if anywhere, do licensed peer-to-peer lenders and loans done via them fit into consumer credit regulations?

Diversify into ASEAN or stick around in China?

Professor Ang examines the issues involved in guarding against over-reliance on trade with China

Bribery and corruption: NZ's far from exempt

Deloitte reveals incidents of bribery and corruption on the rise - Bill going through Parliament to help crack down on offenders

Fixing an upended playing field

Simon Moutter says offshore online rivals enjoy an unfair tax advantage and should have to make an equal contribution to New Zealand society

ANZ NZ unveils mobile wallet plans

ANZ to launch solo mobile wallet in the second-half of this year using host card emulation technology; 'In dialogue' with Semble

NAB pumps NZ$500 mln into BNZ

NAB follows rival Aussie banks by tipping cash into NZ subsidiary BNZ

ASB CEO sees 'credible' internet currency within 3 years

ASB CEO Barbara Chapman talks up the potential for a digital currency with credibility, whilst ANZ's David Hisco highlights the importance of the bottom line

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