Fixed vs Floating

8 Dec 16, 9:50am
CBA's director of interest rate strategy changes his long-held position on New Zealand interest rates, now a payer rather than a receiver
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14 Oct 16, 3:18pm
ASIC chairman Greg Medcraft tells the AFR mortgages that track the RBA's cash rate could improve home loan transparency
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23 Sep 16, 7:52pm
Bernard Hickey looks at whether to fix or float and how long to fix as the Reserve Bank looks to cut the OCR again later this year and as the banks refuse to pass on lower wholesale rates
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12 May 16, 3:12pm
Kiwibank offers its lowest rate ever, with two-year 3.99% mortgage special offer
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12 May 16, 9:38am
A second major bank slices 20 bps off a key mortgage rate as wholesale money costs fall to near record lows. But it ends its 3 year 'special'
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6 May 16, 9:05am
A major bank slices 20 bps off a key mortgage rate as wholesale money costs fall to near record lows. But it also raises rates for two other terms
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2 May 16, 7:32pm
Amount borrowed for mortgages grows at fastest annual rate for over seven-and-a-half-years; more mortgages on floating and short fixed terms
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15 Apr 16, 6:21pm
TSB Bank grabs the market leading two year fixed rate mortage rate off of Kiwibank, driving home loan rates even lower
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1 Apr 16, 5:25pm
A challenger bank takes a knife to their one year rate to claim a market-leading position at 4.10%, going lower than ASB's offer for that term
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31 Mar 16, 3:49pm
Borrowing for houses increasing at fastest rate since 2008; business borrowing pauses; agricultural debt growth slows
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30 Mar 16, 10:31am
Banks continue to reduce fixed mortgage rates and the 1-5 rate difference is its flattest since 2009. But no other bank has followed HSBC below 4%
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11 Mar 16, 5:13pm
One Aussie-owned major breaks ranks, cuts floating rate to 5.55%, chops all fixed rates in key challenges for their main rivals
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11 Mar 16, 11:49am
Kiwibank cuts floating mortgage rate by 20 basis points, flexible & offset rates by 15, and 3-5 year fixed rates by up to 36 basis points
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29 Feb 16, 3:42pm
Housing debt continues to grow strongly; business borrowing grows at fastest rate since 2009
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18 Dec 15, 9:44am
Tony Alexander says fixing mortgages for two years could be the best bet, believes Chinese buyers may return to property market in second half of next year
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14 Dec 15, 12:04pm
Bernard Hickey looks at whether to fix or float and how long to fix after the Reserve Bank says it has stopped cutting interest rates
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30 Nov 15, 3:26pm
Kiwis still ramping up household debt despite introduction of new Government and Reserve Bank housing investment rules
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10 Nov 15, 4:02pm
ASB's bottom line benefits from borrowers breaking fixed-term mortgage contracts
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6 Oct 15, 5:04pm
Bernard Hickey looks at whether to fix or float and how long to fix when the Reserve Bank is cutting interest rates and targeting Auckland property investors
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30 Sep 15, 3:48pm
Kiwis are still amping up household borrowing ahead of new Government and RBNZ housing investment rules
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