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HSBC offers one year mortgages at 5.39%

Home loan rates continue to fall with more reductions today; rates re-set lower for terms of three years and less, for Premier clients

Taxpayers almost off wholesale guarantee hook

Curtain set to fall on Crown's bank wholesale funding guarantee scheme in November when US$71m ANZ bond is repaid

Kiwibank matches 2 yr market

State-owned bank follows mortgage market down with new 'special' offer, reprises its cash incentive for lending over $100,000

Mortgage competition heats up

Two major banks come late to the mortgage rate reduction party but bring some of the lowest rates with them, boosted by falling swap rates

ASB reduces rates then Kiwibank trumps them

Bank's vie for lowest-rate claim in rapid-fire mortgage rate reductions in the key one and two year terms, following wholesale rates down

Rabobank customers still most satisfied

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

S&P hybrid warning

Standard & Poor's says bank issuance of high yielding hybrid securities weakens their capital and earnings quality

Banks launch funding scheme for leaky units

Banks launch an escrow-based scheme to manage payment of repairs to leaky multi-unit complexes

Another spring mortgage rate reduction

Kiwibank slices 20 bps off its standard one year fixed home loan rate, reducing it to 5.79%

'Kiwibank must be supported'

NZ First calls for 'urgent action' to develop New Zealand owned and operated banks