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ASB still in Fair Play on Fees' sights

Fair Play on Fees says exception fees law suit against ASB coming in 2015

Who is winning the credit card war?

Competition in the lucrative credit card market ramped up this year, and is likely to continue doing so in 2015

Big bank dividends reach NZ$2.6 bln

NZ's big 4 Australian owned banks almost treble annual dividend payments

First Union-ANZ dispute rumbles on

ANZ expects more strikes as First Union dispute continues, but says union doesn't even have the support of the majority of its own members

Westpac improves customer satisfaction

Westpac up to 2nd among big 4 banks in Roy Morgan customer satisfaction survey, TSB again top among financial institutions

NZ GDP rises 1.0% in Sept qtr

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GDP rose 1.0% in Sept qtr; slightly stronger than expected; farming and oil exploration grew strongly; GDP up 3.2% from year ago; Previous years revised down

High LVR rules derisking bank balance sheets

Banks' net high LVR residential mortgage lending down nearly $5 bln in 1st year of 10% 'speed limit'

Non-bank bosses wary of 'disrupters'

Merger & acquisition activity expected in a non-bank sector on the lookout for 'disrupters' as costs, and competition from 'predatory banks', increase

Reflecting back and looking ahead

Professor Ang looks ahead to what is in store for China in 2015 and how 2014 and 2015 will impact New Zealand businesses

BNZ breaches bank registration

Non-compliance with bank registration condition from BNZ to last at least 6 months

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