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What happened Wednesday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Fonterra disappoints, Ruataniwha gets lifeline, China's consumers smiling, trade surplus vanishing, mortgage approvals peak, swap curve flattens

What happened Tuesday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; Spark borrows at 4.5%, Grant Spencer gets big OECD role, MRP to shut capacity, Payments NZ gets new members

What happened Monday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; Westpac and Heartland cut rates, Rabobank reports fatter profits, Lee Kuan Yew is dead, NZ and Korea sign big deal, swap rates and NZD rise

Breaking up is hard to do

Elizabeth Davies says her life has changed - and it's scary

What happened Friday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; migrant surge, credit card honey pot, consumers confident, job market strong, IAG doesn't want to to fix it, wholesale rates rise

What happened Thursday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; Westpac trumps BNZ; NZ economy growing strongly; lifestyle bloc sales sag; wholesale rates sharply lower; NZD back above 75 USc

What happened Wednesday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Resimac cuts home loan rates, BOP deficit grows, mortgage approvals hit 13wk high, more jobs, fewer teen mums on benefits

What happened Tuesday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; NZSF hits a home run, inside traders get jail, RBA signals more cuts, NZD awaits GDT

What happened Monday

Updated
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; service sector shines; Auckland Council borrows cheap; NZIER says growth will continue; Fonterra's big buy

What happened Friday

Updated
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; seeking more workers, Govt bond yields rise, spot fx shines, factories humming, NZD rises

Big bank KiwiSaver performance assessed

ANZ the winner among the big banks in the KiwiSaver market, actuaries declare

What happened Thursday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; NBS cuts, Wheeler holds, food prices rise, split housing markets, swap rates rise, NZD rises

What happened Wednesday

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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; waiting for Wheeler, good LGFA support, tourism growth continues, regional GDP, swap rates fall

What happened Tuesday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; blackmail threat, 4.99% mortgage rate, big road investment, more leaky homes assistance

What happened Monday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; ICBC fill out TD offer; factory volumes rise; Little wants bigger cuts; BNZ wants a bigger share; wholesale rates jump; NZD falls

What happened Friday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; BNZ's hot 3yr mortgage rate, wholesale trade soft, dairy prices rising, NZD recovers, bank hybrids popular

What happened Thursday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; visitors spend up large, RBNZ shames JPMorgan (sort of), RBNZ's review hits NZD, linker yield rises

What happened Wednesday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; TSB cuts td rates, jump in mortgage values, jump in median rents, Barfoot's prices ease, swap rates jump

What happened Tuesday

Updated
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; SUV surge, WMP boosts commodity prices, AKL bubble bigger, waiting for RBA

What happened Monday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; Kiwibank meets market, terms of trade surprise, another kiwi at CBA, swaps soft, kiwi firm