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Fixed vs Floating

How to think about fixed vs floating

Bernard Hickey looks at how to think about whether to fix or float and what bank economists are saying about interest rates now the RBNZ is 'on pause'

What the RBNZ decision means

Bernard Hickey looks at what the RBNZ's decision to pause OCR hikes (maybe until mid-2015) means for mortgage rates & house prices

'You are going to see monetary policy working'

RBNZ Governor says the rising OCR will hit borrowers in their pockets given the short duration of NZ home loans; Says OCR still 100 basis points below a neutral level

What happened Friday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; Kiwibank cuts mortgage rates, wholesaling strong, impressive vehicle sales levels, swap rates rise, NZD down

What happened Thursday

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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; UDC raises call rate, weaker housing data, quake anniversary, core finding compliance, Pacific Edge's new patent

What happened Wednesday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; ANZ launches hot rate, NZ 7th best, Q1 no building fluke, Rents bounce up, Akl house prices fall, swap rates steepen

What happened Tuesday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; SBS Bank raises TD rates, commodity prices fall, ratings agencies watching bank funding, sovereign spreads narrow, swaps fall

What happened Monday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; FinanceNow targets car finance, terms of trade improve, economy expansion moderates, swap rates rise, cash incentives expire

What happened Friday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; TSB Bank goes all out, Roest denied, business confidence disappoints, rapid rise in Akl building consents, 70% of mortgages fixed

Kiwibank boss promises dividends

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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