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What happened today

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; job ads cool, Labour focuses on Dunedin, Aust the backdoor into NZ, consumer confidence down, credit card use slows, swap rates firm

What happened Wednesday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; HCNZ moves home loan rates 1 bp, home loan approvals slow, payout forecasts cut, poll surprise, US dollar surges

What happened today

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; the best public service, Ralph replaces Ralph, IAG getting its reward, inflation under control, surplus safe, NZD falls

What happened Monday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; HSBC ends mortgage specials, service sector expands faster, farm and lifestyle block sales, no inflation yet, swap rates fall

What happened Friday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday

What happened Thursday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday

What happened Wednesday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Govt, BNZ tackle loan sharks, electronic card spending rises, Japan's economy shrinks & more

What happened Tuesday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; NZ dollar drops on weaker REINZ data, Clare leaving Power succeeding? Truckometer suggests stronger Q3

What happened Monday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; Westpac joins the 5.99% party, Rents fall unexpectedly, card spending flat, swap rates claw back recent falls

What happened Friday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; surge in concrete poured, China's exports jump, wholesale swap rates tank

What happened Thursday

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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; QV, Westpac's trail commissions, AU jobs fall, swap rates fall, NZ IIB yields fall, NZD rises, and more

ICBC's home loan & deposit rates

ICBC NZ home loan and deposit interest rates now available on interest.co.nz

What happened Wednesday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; dairy prices down, jobs higher (although not at Kiwibank), mortgage market tame, irrigation gets ok, quake claims at halfway point

'Unfair' says FSC

Chapman Tripp criticism of KiwiSaver fund taxation proposals is based on a wrong assumption, says Peter Nielson

What happened Tuesday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; retail rates rise, wholesale rates fall, CCC makes progress, new fancy banking app, Govt securities on issue jumps

What happened Monday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; changes to interest rates, falls in commodity prices, core funding ratio steady, falls in wholesale swap rates

Kiwibank raises term deposit rates

Higher term deposit rates for all terms to one year from Kiwibank see it grab market leading positions for six and twelve months

What happened Friday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; flurry of TD rate changes, Auckland and Christchurch look to Wellington for their projects, markets await US NFP result

Harmoney to start trading 'very soon'

Peer-to-peer lender Harmoney unveils its full board of directors, says 'go live' near

'A push for a tax subsidy for KiwiSaver'

Chapman Tripp takes a look at the Fair Tax for Savers campaign and asks if savers are over-taxed, and if so, why?