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What happened Thursday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; commodity stress, sharp fall in swap rates, NZD actually rises, Aussies building more houses

What happened Wednesday

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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Big RBNZ profit drop; UDC cuts td rates, ANZ raises personal loan rates, ASB ups cash advances rate, rents higher

What happened Tuesday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; FEI reduces td rates, building consents underwhelm as does business confidence, bank deposits up strongly,  NZD stops falling

What happened Monday

NZ$ drops sharply, Auckland rents picked to rise, banks offer some relief for owners of leaky units, trouble in Hong Kong

What happened Friday

The NZ dollar faces more downward pressure, Harmoney targets $100m of loans in first year, an apartment auction produces an astounding result

A look at the future of P2P lending

Prosper president Ron Suber tells interest.co.nz to expect NZ P2P lending to branch into real estate, student loans and insurance

What happened Thursday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; Wheeler jawbones the dollar down, banks not troubled by bad loans, although ANZ may have trouble at mill.and the FMA has been busy in court.

Harmoney rejecting 70-80% of loan applications

Harmoney has lent $2 million to date, aims to lend more than $100 million in first year

What happened Wednesday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Fonterra's gamble, good trade balance, strong LGFA demand, strong securitisation demand, swap rates flatten

What happened Tuesday

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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; cash incentive pull-back, NZ competitive on tax, $1.2 bln of bond tenders, swap rates sink

What happened Monday

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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; milk payout threat, bill paying with bitcoin, bank hybrid downgrade, silver slump, interest swaps fall, NZ$ bounce

What happened Friday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; mortgage rate cut, improved affordability, immigration record, consumer confidence up, swap rates rise

What happened Thursday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; best growth since 2007, US Fed impacts NZ, low crude, high petrol, swap rates zoom higher

What happened Wednesday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; dairy payout in focus, BOP deficit improves, farm sales weak, swap rates fall

What happened Tuesday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; Super Fund's high returns, new NZIER boss, red meat prices rising, more council deficits, swap rates fall

What happened Monday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; mortgage rate cuts, new fair dealing rules, service sector humming, $400 mln KiwiSaver 'loss', rise and rise of swap rates

Who should savers vote for?

Gareth Vaughan takes a look at what the main political parties are offering savers ahead of the September 20 election

What happened Friday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; Housing market weakens, factories expanding strongly, momentum in the Akl Housing Accord, rural borrowing all for dairy

What happened Thursday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; RBNZ changes its mood, Greens push 100% renewable, Herbert convicted, Nats to double rural exports, NZD 'unjustified, unsustainable'

What happened Wednesday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; new BNZ incentive, guest nights up strongly, fast start to dairy season, land release enquiry, swap rates rise