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TSB's fresh Solid Energy provision

TSB makes $5.4m provision against remaining $53.7m holding of Solid Energy bonds; Taxpayers, banks prop up SOE not forecasting a profit until 2017

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'

Strong September quarter from Kiwibank

Kiwibank September quarter profit jumps 35%, net interest margin rises, cost to income ratio falls

Govt helping hand for Solid Energy, again

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Solid Energy's $103m land remediation indemnity tab covered by taxpayers to prevent SOE falling into negative equity; Labour's Cosgrove puts boot into govt

'Kiwibank must be supported'

NZ First calls for 'urgent action' to develop New Zealand owned and operated banks

Corporate specialist's quarterly lending up 6%

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi grows lending in June quarter and returns to profit

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

Kiwibank, Heartland results in focus

Annual results from two contrasting banks due this week

Kiwibank acts on 'unwieldy' structure

Kiwibank restructure to impact all staff as 80 jobs are shed, and a restructuring charge is booked

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