Mortgages

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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5 May 16, 4:36pm
The Reserve Bank has some tough decisions to face this coming week on the runaway housing market
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5 May 16, 10:07am
BNZ interim net profit drops 10% as provisions for bad dairy debts rise against backdrop of grim dairy outlook
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3 May 16, 9:54am
New Zealand's biggest bank and biggest rural lender records 13% fall in interim profit to NZ$763 mln
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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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2 May 16, 11:57am
ASB economists see the Reserve Bank trying to keep the market 'tantalised' with the prospect of an eventual OCR cut
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1 May 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey points out a 1% land tax on all property owners would now allow a 5.5% cut in personal tax rates or a 10% GST rate. So why won't John Key do another big tax switch?
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30 Apr 16, 10:29am
HSBC announced its market-leading home loan 'special' will end soon, removing the only sub 4% rate from the market
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29 Apr 16, 8:23am
The Reserve Bank's decision not to cut interest rates looked like a central bank trying to buy more time while decisions are made on the housing market, David Hargreaves believes
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28 Apr 16, 9:03am
Here is today's statement from the Reserve Bank
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28 Apr 16, 7:58am
Heated property market and dairy downturn bolster banks' bottom lines as their interest rate margins fall, according to KPMG's quarterly FIPS report
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27 Apr 16, 3:33pm
New figures show the RBNZ attempts to dampen rampant housing investment have failed
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24 Apr 16, 5:02am
The Reserve Bank needs to signal a progression of new lending controls that would kick in as interest rates fall to reset the expectations of landlords and lever itself out from between a rock and another rock
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22 Apr 16, 9:39am
With the market mostly expecting the Reserve Bank to sit on its hands next week, David Hargreaves speculates that the central bank will aim to to catch out the market - with another OCR cut
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21 Apr 16, 10:14am
Westpac economist sees the rising indebtedness of Kiwis potentially leading to a 'stark' pull-back in spending and downside risks for economic activity
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19 Apr 16, 3:09pm
HSBC's NZ arm able to post bigger annual profit after sharply cutting back its loan impairment provisions
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19 Apr 16, 11:24am
Speculation is mounting that the Reserve Bank might signal further cooling measures against the overheating housing market as soon as next month
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18 Apr 16, 7:08pm
ASB borrows €500 million (about NZ$815.3 million) in five-year covered bond issue in QE saturated Europe
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17 Apr 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey says the Govt's storing up an enormous social and financial liability by allowing Auckland's housing supply crisis to remain unsolved; says Bill English should apply the actuaries in his social investment programme to Auckland housing
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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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