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Kiwibank raises some term deposit rates

State owned bank changes term deposit rates before announcing any mortgage rate changes, following OCR hike

'A disruptive play against the banks'

Banks' personal loans and credit card business in the sights of peer-to-peer lending applicant Harmoney

'It's time for the disruption of money lending'

Finance Direct majority owner Wayne Croad eyes peer-to-peer lending licence for Lending Crowd

ANZ first out of blocks, again

ANZ increases floating and flexible home loan interest rates and 'Serious Saver' rate by 25 basis points following OCR increase

Savers go even shorter

David Chaston looks at the bank rate offers for savers in the light of rising interest rate expectations and finds a focus on bonus saver accounts

Contrasting peer-to-peer lending applicants

NZMEA CEO John Walley, entrepreneur Selwyn Pellett apply to FMA for peer-to-peer lending licence; Harmoney, led by ex-Pacific Retail Finance GM, also applying

TSB, Co-op lift term deposit rates

Range of term deposit rate increases from TSB, Co-operative Bank introduces 4-month 'special'

Here comes peer-to-peer lending

Online dating services for borrowers and lenders are almost upon us, so what will they mean?

Who has the best home loan & deposit rates?

An overview of banks' post OCR rate hikes shows ANZ both gave & took the most; Plus which banks have the lowest home loan rates & highest term deposit rates

Westpac floating mortgage rate up 10 basis points

Westpac, last major bank to move after OCR increase, lifts a floating home loan rate 10 basis points, increases short-term deposit rates 25 basis points