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Slumping oil price 'game changer for investors'

Oil price to remain weak for 3 years, helping restrain both interest rates and inflation, Macquarie's Brad Gordon says

'Value transfer' from savers to borrowers expected

Interest rates, house prices, regulation, costs among the key focuses for banking in 2015, Co-operative Bank CEO Bruce McLachlan says

ANZ cuts term deposit rates

New Zealand's biggest bank pulls back from all its market leading term deposit rates, sets new rates new bottom of competitive range

Something new for investors

We have launched a new rate resource page revealing peer-to-peer investment opportunities for investors

Mortgage broker eyes P2P licence

Squirrel Mortgages owner John Bolton eyes peer-to-peer licence for 'Squirrel Money' offering loans to home owners, investment opportunities for retail investors

BNZ reduces term deposit rates

BNZ cuts term deposit rates for 2-5 years to the lowest offers for these terms among main banks; Kiwibank also chops some longer term TD rates

Lending Crowd nears P2P application

Finance Direct majority owner says he's close to applying to the FMA for a peer-to-peer lending licence for Lending Crowd

ANZ changes term deposit rates

New Zealand's biggest bank pulls back from some market leading term deposit rates but raises its 18 month to a market high

BNZ raises term deposit rates

A rise of four key term deposit rates by BNZ brings them more into line with other banks, but none are market leading. Cuts some key saver account rates

The surprising story of NZ’s biggest taxpayer

Terry Baucher argues the Govt shouldn't tax the NZ Super Fund. Points out it pays significantly more tax than residential property investors