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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

Strong September quarter for Co-op Bank

The Co-operative Bank delivers 26% rise in quarterly profit as home loan growth outpaces overall market

Back to the future?

Most average bank fixed mortgage rates now lower than average bank floating rates, reprising a rate structure last seen in 2009

ANZ claims market low 18 mth mortgage rate

New Zealand's biggest home loan lender cuts nearly every fixed rate it offers, matching the market in some terms, going lower in others

Kiwibank puts brakes on high LVR lending

Kiwibank temporarily halts high LVR home lending that's not exempt from the RBNZ restrictions to 'rebalance the book'

BNZ, Kiwibank cut 3-yr home loan rates

Updated
Cuts to three-year, fixed-term home loan rates from BNZ and Kiwibank; Kiwibank ends five-year 'special'

Westpac launches new 18 mth home loan 'special'

The Red Bank rejigs its home loan offers; targets 18 month, 3 year and 5 year terms for lower conditional rates

ASB offers NZ's lowest 4 year mortgage rate

A new set of home loan rate offers from ASB & cousins sees a more aggressive and lower position by one of our biggest mortgage banks

Methinks they doth protest too much

Gareth Vaughan argues the RBNZ's LVR 'speed limit' policy stacks up favourably against its hysterical opposition

RBNZ changes tack in rental property push

RBNZ mulling income based rule in push for banks to hold more capital against loans to investors who own multiple rental properties