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Not until some time next year.
36% (25 votes)
It won't, this tightening cycle is done and dusted.
32% (22 votes)
Before the end of 2014.
32% (22 votes)
Total voters: 69

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RBNZ's OCR decoupling green light

RBNZ gives banks carte blanche to 'decouple' floating mortgage rates from the OCR; Says bank funding costs no longer tied to OCR and swap rates

Funding cost rises not hurting banks

Gareth Vaughan gives 8 reasons why the big banks aren't feeling much of a squeeze from rising funding costs

Funding cost rises fail to bite NZ banks

The Reserve Bank says banks cutting fixed-term mortgage rates suggests they have comfort around funding cost pressures