Banking news

5th Mar 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; no retail rate changes, construction drags, commodity prices jump, worry about costs & housing, bond and swap rates rise, NZD falls, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; no retail rate changes, construction drags, commodity prices jump, worry about costs & housing, bond and swap rates rise, NZD falls, & more
5th Mar 21, 3:59pm
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4th Mar 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; a mortgage rate rise, GST tax take jumps, Synlait stutters, Xero buys, NZGB yields jump, swaps up, NZD soft, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; a mortgage rate rise, GST tax take jumps, Synlait stutters, Xero buys, NZGB yields jump, swaps up, NZD soft, & more
4th Mar 21, 3:59pm
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4th Mar 21, 3:30pm
Nearly 40% of bank lending to residential property investors is on interest-only arrangements - RBNZ tight-lipped on whether this is too high, but raises concerns over leverage
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Nearly 40% of bank lending to residential property investors is on interest-only arrangements - RBNZ tight-lipped on whether this is too high, but raises concerns over leverage
4th Mar 21, 3:30pm
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3rd Mar 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; wage subsidy returns, housing boom grows, milk price and payout forecasts rise, debt stress vanishes, swaps and NZD stable, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; wage subsidy returns, housing boom grows, milk price and payout forecasts rise, debt stress vanishes, swaps and NZD stable, & more
3rd Mar 21, 3:59pm
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3rd Mar 21, 3:28pm
Banking Ombudsman Nicola Sladden says new whistle-blowing service offers bank staff 'a safe and independent channel to sing out and raise concerns'
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Banking Ombudsman Nicola Sladden says new whistle-blowing service offers bank staff 'a safe and independent channel to sing out and raise concerns'
3rd Mar 21, 3:28pm
3rd Mar 21, 2:15pm
The good times are rolling again for the big Australasian banks and their shareholders, helped by lower term deposit rates
The good times are rolling again for the big Australasian banks and their shareholders, helped by lower term deposit rates
3rd Mar 21, 2:15pm
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2nd Mar 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; another TD rate rise, terms of trade rise, carbon price, SME's on the edge, a2 Milk spills, car sales up again, swaps hold, NZD firm, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; another TD rate rise, terms of trade rise, carbon price, SME's on the edge, a2 Milk spills, car sales up again, swaps hold, NZD firm, & more
2nd Mar 21, 3:59pm
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1st Mar 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; some TD rate changes, Auckland auctions boom, AG to review vaccine rollout, huge moves in Australia, swap rates slip, NZD rises, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; some TD rate changes, Auckland auctions boom, AG to review vaccine rollout, huge moves in Australia, swap rates slip, NZD rises, & more
1st Mar 21, 3:59pm
1st Mar 21, 2:08pm
Westpac economists believe the latest inflation spike will prove temporary and won't require interest rate hikes, while they say the markets also over reacted to RBNZ remit changes from Grant Robertson
Westpac economists believe the latest inflation spike will prove temporary and won't require interest rate hikes, while they say the markets also over reacted to RBNZ remit changes from Grant Robertson
1st Mar 21, 2:08pm
26th Feb 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; exports fall, Orr defends his patch, new carbon price chart, bond rout today, casualties tomorrow, NZD retreats, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; exports fall, Orr defends his patch, new carbon price chart, bond rout today, casualties tomorrow, NZD retreats, & more
26th Feb 21, 3:59pm
26th Feb 21, 7:49am
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says banks could use cheap RBNZ Funding for Lending Programme money to lower floating mortgage rates
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says banks could use cheap RBNZ Funding for Lending Programme money to lower floating mortgage rates
26th Feb 21, 7:49am
25th Feb 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; inflation looming, Govt forces RBNZ on housing, Fonterra raises profit guidance, A2 Milk savaged, swaps up, NZD up, & much more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; inflation looming, Govt forces RBNZ on housing, Fonterra raises profit guidance, A2 Milk savaged, swaps up, NZD up, & much more
25th Feb 21, 3:59pm
25th Feb 21, 9:31am
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr tells banks to lower interest rates more, noting that if offshore funding costs increase, the RBNZ can offer cheap freshly-printed cash
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr tells banks to lower interest rates more, noting that if offshore funding costs increase, the RBNZ can offer cheap freshly-printed cash
25th Feb 21, 9:31am
25th Feb 21, 8:54am
Kiwibank says operating income rose $10 mln to $287 mln, while customer lending growth was $1.6 bln and customer deposit growth was $1.3 bln; seven branches to be closed
Kiwibank says operating income rose $10 mln to $287 mln, while customer lending growth was $1.6 bln and customer deposit growth was $1.3 bln; seven branches to be closed
25th Feb 21, 8:54am
24th Feb 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no retail rate changes, dovish MPS, Methanex retreats, swaps little-changed, NZD firms, bitcoin drops, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no retail rate changes, dovish MPS, Methanex retreats, swaps little-changed, NZD firms, bitcoin drops, & more
24th Feb 21, 3:59pm
24th Feb 21, 10:07am
New Zealand banks' personnel expenses rose 9% last year to more than $3.2 billion as they added more than 600 staff
New Zealand banks' personnel expenses rose 9% last year to more than $3.2 billion as they added more than 600 staff
24th Feb 21, 10:07am
24th Feb 21, 10:06am
KPMG's annual Financial Institutions Performance Survey shows bank funding costs the lowest they've been for at least 34 years
KPMG's annual Financial Institutions Performance Survey shows bank funding costs the lowest they've been for at least 34 years
24th Feb 21, 10:06am
23rd Feb 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; no retail rate changes, retail trade eases, $300 bln of mortgages rise fast, $400 bln of deposits rise fast too, swaps unchanged, NZD stays high, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; no retail rate changes, retail trade eases, $300 bln of mortgages rise fast, $400 bln of deposits rise fast too, swaps unchanged, NZD stays high, & more
23rd Feb 21, 3:59pm
23rd Feb 21, 9:08am
RBNZ's Funding for Lending Programme not a good fit for Heartland Bank, CEO Chris Flood says, as group continues mulling splitting Marac out as a standalone subsidiary
RBNZ's Funding for Lending Programme not a good fit for Heartland Bank, CEO Chris Flood says, as group continues mulling splitting Marac out as a standalone subsidiary
23rd Feb 21, 9:08am
22nd Feb 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; strong farm sales, searing mortgage market, survey sees more, NZ credit rating raised, bond yields jump, NZD higher, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; strong farm sales, searing mortgage market, survey sees more, NZ credit rating raised, bond yields jump, NZD higher, & more
22nd Feb 21, 3:59pm
22nd Feb 21, 2:11pm
NZ will have to wait a couple more weeks to find out how the Govt plans to address the housing crisis, as the latest COVID-19 outbreak moves housing down the priority list
NZ will have to wait a couple more weeks to find out how the Govt plans to address the housing crisis, as the latest COVID-19 outbreak moves housing down the priority list
22nd Feb 21, 2:11pm
22nd Feb 21, 9:00am
Document reveals Treasury - like National - wanted the RBNZ to put conditions on its Funding for Lending Programme to direct cheap funding to businesses
Document reveals Treasury - like National - wanted the RBNZ to put conditions on its Funding for Lending Programme to direct cheap funding to businesses
22nd Feb 21, 9:00am
20th Feb 21, 12:27pm
No changes to the country's monetary policy settings are expected when the Reserve Bank has its first review of the year next week - but everybody will be looking for clues as to what comes next
No changes to the country's monetary policy settings are expected when the Reserve Bank has its first review of the year next week - but everybody will be looking for clues as to what comes next
20th Feb 21, 12:27pm
19th Feb 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; no retail rate changes, PPI flat, M.bovis inquiry, mortgage lending frenzy, swap rates stable, NZD firms slightly, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; no retail rate changes, PPI flat, M.bovis inquiry, mortgage lending frenzy, swap rates stable, NZD firms slightly, & more
19th Feb 21, 3:59pm
19th Feb 21, 9:00am
RBNZ expects LVRs to shave up to 4 percentage points off house price inflation and lower bank lending to property investors by as much as 40%
RBNZ expects LVRs to shave up to 4 percentage points off house price inflation and lower bank lending to property investors by as much as 40%
19th Feb 21, 9:00am

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