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What's the future of banking?

Moven's Brett King foresees banks having to go cap in hand to Apple, Google and Facebook to get access to customers

Commercial property bull run to last 3 more years

Colliers International boss Mark Synnott says the current upturn is the strongest he's seen in 27 years

Build up not out says Harcourts chief

More apartments the solution as Auckland house prices reach 'frightening' levels, says Harcourts chief; Describes Auckland as 'the problem child'

'Young immigrants could prop up provinces'

NZIER's Shamubeel Eaqub says recruiting young immigrants could help address problems in NZ provinces where there are more old people, compared with the working age population, than Japan

NZ 'not over dependent on China'

Chinese investors want to invest in NZ, not take the country over, says Professor Siah Hwee Ang

Co-op Bank increases rebates 30%

The Co-operative Bank to pay out $1.3m in annual rebates to 72% of customers at between $7 and $100 per account, as it brings its co-operative 'alive'

Co-op Bank annual profit up 24%

The Co-operative Bank records solid profit growth as impairments drop, lending grows, aims to double business in 5 years

Fixed mortgage rate hikes if OCR goes up?

Banks seen lifting two and three-year mortgage rates if RBNZ increases OCR again this week

'We're starting to see houses falling through the cracks'

Uncertainty reigning over Auckland's confidence driven housing market, says Squirrel's John Bolton thanks to rising OCR, LVR restrictions & the looming election

'Innovation the key to success'

New BNZ CEO Anthony Healy says the bank must continue innovating to remain relevant to customers