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Gareth is a senior journalist with interest.co.nz and has worked for about 15 years as a financial journalist in New Zealand and the UK.

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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

Data on bank switching may go public

Payments NZ mulls making data on the volume of customers changing banks public as ING Direct lobbies for UK type switching system in Australia

No credit card monogamy for ANZ or BNZ

ANZ and BNZ don't plan to follow rivals ASB and Westpac into relationships with just one credit card provider

'Auckland housing doesn't make sense'

NZIER's Shamubeel Eaqub on Auckland housing market not making sense, danger of housing over supply & 3 things for debate in election year

Anthony Healy named new BNZ CEO

Anthony Healy, currently director of BNZ Partners, to succeed Andrew Thorburn as BNZ CEO

Co-op ranked ahead of big five

The Co-operative Bank awarded Canstar gong for most satisfied banking customers

F&P Finance retail deposit funding falls

F&P Finance records 13% nine month fall in retail deposit funding with 73.1% reinvestment rate

Chinese developer to build Auckland hotel

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Len Brown hails 'new era' for private capital funded Auckland infrastructure projects with $200m hotel; Another project set to be revealed next month

ASB's mobile payments 'bridging' service

ASB also working with host card emulation and cloud based token technology as it pilots 'PayTag' mobile wallet

'All power to the borrowers!'

ANZ economists see banks offering 'fierce' discounts to advertised mortgage rates as high LVR lending picks up pace. What are you seeing?

Westpac completes finger print scanning testing

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Westpac NZ says customers should be able to access mobile banking via finger print scanning 'very soon'

The controversial US FATCA goes global

First there was FATCA, now here comes AEOI as repercussions from US tax policy spread

Usual suspects take Roy Morgan awards

TSB Bank, Kiwibank take out Roy Morgan's February customer satisfaction awards

Fancy carrying a tax residence licence?

Here come the tax acronyms; FATCA, AEOI, specified US persons & the potential for a tax residence licence in your wallet alongside your driver's licence

ASB's 'Swiss Army knife of banking'

ASB unveils mobile wallet trial via 'PayTag' with Visa Paywave sticker; Says will work on both NFC and non-NFC enabled mobile phones

PayPal wants unified Aust, NZ regulation

PayPal asks Australian government to use CER to align Australian and New Zealand payments regulations

ASB eyes new business credit cards

ASB says exclusive credit card partnership with Visa will see new offers for business customers

Gen Y feels 'locked out of housing market'

Veda says Generation Y is turning to personal loans for cars and consumer goods because they feel locked out of the housing market

New way around LVR restrictions?

FMA says peer-to-peer loans could be used to help fund house purchases

Here comes peer-to-peer lending

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