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The economy going reasonably well.
46% (36 votes)
Labour's disarray.
23% (18 votes)
John Key's popularity.
18% (14 votes)
Kim Dotcom.
9% (7 votes)
Nicky Hagar's Dirty Politics book.
5% (4 votes)
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Bank profits

HSBC reverses recent impaired asset rise

HSBC June quarter sees big drop in impaired assets with profit down 3.5%

TSB NIM up, CTI down in June quarter

TSB June quarter profit rises 6.4% with lending growing but deposits shrinking

Kiwibank's cost to income surge

Kiwibank June quarter cost to income ratio & net interest margins rise as home loan book grows at higher percentage than main rivals

Kiwibank boss promises dividends

Updated
Kiwibank CEO sees dividend payments within 3 years as annual profit rises 3% to $100m boosted by higher net interest margin & release of bad debt provisions

Strong rise in Co-op Bank quarterly profit

The Co-operative Bank grows mortgage book by almost 3% in June quarter

Rabobank lending growth resumes

Rabobank June quarter profit up 25% as income grows faster than expenses and a lid's kept on bad debts

BNZ NIM up in June quarter

BNZ June quarter profit drops with income lower and expenses higher

Heartland delivers as forecast

Updated
Heartland Bank lifts 2014-15 profit guidance, to continue eyeing acquisition opportunities, mulling capital management options

Westpac repays taxpayer backed debt

Westpac NZ quarterly profit boosted by sale of Visa shares and lower loan impairments

SBS June quarter profit up 16%

SBS posts higher quarterly profit, ekes out mortgage growth, appoints ex-BNZ executive as a director