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'Value transfer' from savers to borrowers expected

Interest rates, house prices, regulation, costs among the key focuses for banking in 2015, Co-operative Bank CEO Bruce McLachlan says

2015; NZ$ at US70c and above A95c?

HiFX's Dan Bell reviews the world of currencies in 2014 and looks ahead at what to expect in 2015

Changing the valuation landscape

The way people receive valuations when applying for a mortgage is changing

Slumping oil price 'game changer for investors'

Oil price to remain weak for 3 years, helping restrain both interest rates and inflation, Macquarie's Brad Gordon says

Gazing into 2015's crystal ball

NZIER's Shamubeel Eaqub on what to expect from an economic perspective in 2015 globally, domestically, from commodity prices, house prices, NZ$, interest rates, inflation & more

What about debt-to-income limits?

Could the RBNZ look to a Bank of England style debt-to-income ratio to cool the runaway train of the Auckland housing market?

RBNZ to go back to its toolbox?

RBNZ seen potentially introducing another macro-prudential tool to try and rein in housing market building a new head of steam

Mortgage broker eyes P2P licence

Squirrel Mortgages owner John Bolton eyes peer-to-peer licence for 'Squirrel Money' offering loans to home owners, investment opportunities for retail investors

Expecting 7% GDP growth 'a big ask'

Victoria University's Siah Hwee Ang argues expecting the Chinese economy to grow 7% annually is like asking WalMart to grow by 7% a year; And 'massaging' economic data

US Treasury Bond yields hit new lows

Roger J Kerr wonders whether the yields for US Treasury bonds are defying logic, and points to the non-economic drivers that may be behind the falls