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Fixed vs Floating

The new rate inversion

After floating mortgage rates are pushed up by official action, they are now above rates fixed for three years (or longer)

Stampede to fixed-term mortgages

Borrowers rushing to fix home loans in record numbers

RBNZ's power over borrowers

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Despite borrowers' rush to fix mortgages, ongoing OCR hikes should enable RBNZ to assert monetary policy power over most of them; Wheeler sees 'plenty of leverage'

How to think about fixed vs floating

How to think about whether to fix or float and what bank economists are saying about interest rates and house prices. Fixing looks more attractive

Kiwis' borrowing growth slows

Latest Reserve Bank figures show the amount of household borrowing rose in April at the slowest rate since September 2012

BNZ's heavy NextGen lifting 2 years away

BNZ's five year, $400 mln NextGen project progressing well, outgoing CEO says, but key phase yet to begin

Westpac interim cash profit up 17%

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Westpac NZ posts 17% rise in interim cash profit to record high NZ$432 mln, net interest margins fall; High LVR lending at 7%

Kiwis piling into fixed mortgages

Latest Reserve Bank figures show the amounts on fixed interest mortgages climbed to 63.5% from 60.8% of the total borrowed in just a month

How to think about fixed vs floating

Updated
Bernard Hickey looks at how to think about whether to fix or float and what bank economists are saying. Your view?

'Too late' for long-term mortgage fixing

ANZ economists say the 'horse has bolted', with longer term mortgage interest rates already 'fully priced'