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'The end of banking secrecy'

NZ banks baulking at global FATCA style initiative OECD describes as a 'step-change' in tackling & deterring cross-border tax evasion

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

4 funders stump up $100m for Harmoney

Peer-to-peer lender Harmoney launches, "officially," with $100 million to lend

'Going smoothly isn't about people not suffering loss'

FMA director of compliance Elaine Campbell says peer-to-peer lending is for investors with a good understanding of risk & an appetite to take that risk on

Heartland buys into Harmoney

Heartland Bank to lend 'meaningful' sum through Harmoney; Likes P2P lender's technology & sees access to young customers

Who is better off ?

We compare home loan and term deposit interest rates on either side of the Tasman, seeking to find where the rate advantages for bank clients are

Let them eat CoCos?

Martien Lubberink argues bank bonds banned from sale to UK retail investors should be sold in denominations of $100k to protect vulnerable investors

Harmoney goes live

NZ's first licenced online peer-to-peer lender now up and running

ICBC's home loan & deposit rates

ICBC NZ home loan and deposit interest rates now available on

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