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Westpac goes live with PayTag

Westpac takes PayTag mobile payment sticker to commercial launch

Call for AML public awareness campaign

NZ Bankers' Association says Govt run public awareness campaign on AML would be useful, it makes sense for govt to explain laws 'it has introduced that have a wide-ranging public impact'

State closing 21 of 22 branches

Insurer State shutting 21 of 22 branches saying 94% of customers now prefer to contact it via the phone or internet

BNZ eyes mortgage market growth

Marketing & retail director Craig Herbison says BNZ looking to 'reciprocate value' received from having all of a customer's banking business back to customers

MBIE expects to award govt banking contracts by May

MBIE evaluating expressions of interest in Govt's banking business, coy on who is in the running

SCF, Allan Hubbard & handwritten ledgers

Judge in SCF fraud trial suggests the late Allan Hubbard didn't want the company to enter Crown retail deposit guarantee scheme, which investors ultimately got a $1.58b payout through

Rabobank customers still most satisfied

ASB overtakes BNZ in Roy Morgan major bank customer satisfaction survey, still trails Kiwibank

The rise of China's financial power

China is flexing its financial muscles notes Professor Ang, and it is making some allies on the way. Will its money hold them together?

IRD wins skirmish in ASB tax battle

Early setback for ASB in 'Yen Transaction' fight over $153 mln of potential tax plus interest & penalties with IRD

Cunliffe pulls out of leadership race

David Cunliffe withdraws from Labour leadership race; says supports Andrew Little's candidacy; Race left to Robertson, Little, Parker and possibly Shearer

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