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14th May 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; factory activity stays elevated, big KiwiSaver shakeup, ANZ moves against investor borrowing, swaps steepen, NZD holds, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; factory activity stays elevated, big KiwiSaver shakeup, ANZ moves against investor borrowing, swaps steepen, NZD holds, & more
14th May 21, 3:59pm
13th May 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; long TD rates rise, real estate markets cools, food prices stable, concrete poured rises, NZGB yeilds rise, swaps steepen, NZD falls, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; long TD rates rise, real estate markets cools, food prices stable, concrete poured rises, NZGB yeilds rise, swaps steepen, NZD falls, & more
13th May 21, 3:59pm
12th May 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Heartland cuts mortgage rates hard, job ads rise sharply, LGFA bond wildly popular, power prices ease, swaps steepen, NZD softer, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Heartland cuts mortgage rates hard, job ads rise sharply, LGFA bond wildly popular, power prices ease, swaps steepen, NZD softer, & more
12th May 21, 3:59pm
12th May 21, 1:48pm
As long as interest rates don't rise appreciably, our housing market should be fine. Probably. But inflation is the wild card. Potentially very wild
As long as interest rates don't rise appreciably, our housing market should be fine. Probably. But inflation is the wild card. Potentially very wild
12th May 21, 1:48pm
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12th May 21, 9:05am
Government to empower Commerce Commission to regulate fees charged by banks and card companies that are paid by retailers and other small businesses
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Government to empower Commerce Commission to regulate fees charged by banks and card companies that are paid by retailers and other small businesses
12th May 21, 9:05am
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11th May 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; no retail rate changes, retail spending up, truck activity firm, LGFA to issue a big bond, swaps stable, NZD stable, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; no retail rate changes, retail spending up, truck activity firm, LGFA to issue a big bond, swaps stable, NZD stable, & more
11th May 21, 3:59pm
11th May 21, 3:33pm
As Westpac reviews its ownership of Westpac NZ, its three big rivals, ANZ, CBA and NAB, remain committed to their kiwi subsidiaries
As Westpac reviews its ownership of Westpac NZ, its three big rivals, ANZ, CBA and NAB, remain committed to their kiwi subsidiaries
11th May 21, 3:33pm
10th May 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; SBS Bank and HSBC cut mortgage rates, explosion in mortgage credit checking, ATM dives, more bonds coming, swaps firm, NZD stable, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; SBS Bank and HSBC cut mortgage rates, explosion in mortgage credit checking, ATM dives, more bonds coming, swaps firm, NZD stable, & more
10th May 21, 3:59pm
8th May 21, 11:07am
Why now would be a good time for the Reserve Bank of New Zealand to publish stress test results for individual banks, says Martien Lubberink
Why now would be a good time for the Reserve Bank of New Zealand to publish stress test results for individual banks, says Martien Lubberink
8th May 21, 11:07am
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7th May 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; TD rates inch up, inflation expectations jump, good faith out & compulsion in, thumbs down for Fonterra, swaps firm, NZD firm, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; TD rates inch up, inflation expectations jump, good faith out & compulsion in, thumbs down for Fonterra, swaps firm, NZD firm, & more
7th May 21, 3:59pm
7th May 21, 9:35am
BNZ CEO Angela Mentis says outcome of Westpac's New Zealand ownership review 'will be interesting'
BNZ CEO Angela Mentis says outcome of Westpac's New Zealand ownership review 'will be interesting'
7th May 21, 9:35am
7th May 21, 9:30am
ANZ NZ CEO Antonia Watson says growth of housing lending as a percentage of the bank's overall lending isn't a problem, but she'd like to see more borrowing for business investment
ANZ NZ CEO Antonia Watson says growth of housing lending as a percentage of the bank's overall lending isn't a problem, but she'd like to see more borrowing for business investment
7th May 21, 9:30am
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6th May 21, 4:01pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; investors as high risk borrowers, business confidence jumps, tax take leaps, consents hit record high, swaps firm, NZD firm, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; investors as high risk borrowers, business confidence jumps, tax take leaps, consents hit record high, swaps firm, NZD firm, & more
6th May 21, 4:01pm
6th May 21, 12:16pm
According to the Reserve Bank it now takes over 220% of median disposable household income to fund a 20% deposit on a house
According to the Reserve Bank it now takes over 220% of median disposable household income to fund a 20% deposit on a house
6th May 21, 12:16pm
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6th May 21, 10:24am
BNZ posts big rise in interim profit boosted by a positive turnaround in credit impairments, solid revenue growth and a major drop in expenses
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BNZ posts big rise in interim profit boosted by a positive turnaround in credit impairments, solid revenue growth and a major drop in expenses
6th May 21, 10:24am
6th May 21, 10:00am
RBNZ to take stock of new housing-related policies before doing more to restrict mortgage lending; Robertson not yet convinced by RBNZ's pitch for debt-to-income tools
RBNZ to take stock of new housing-related policies before doing more to restrict mortgage lending; Robertson not yet convinced by RBNZ's pitch for debt-to-income tools
6th May 21, 10:00am
5th May 21, 7:21pm
New figures from the RBNZ show that up to 71% of the money being borrowed each month recently by investors for houses has been done on high debt to income ratios
New figures from the RBNZ show that up to 71% of the money being borrowed each month recently by investors for houses has been done on high debt to income ratios
5th May 21, 7:21pm
5th May 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; rate changes, houses and housing regulation, banks and profits, dairy matters, swaps stable, NZD shifty, & much more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; rate changes, houses and housing regulation, banks and profits, dairy matters, swaps stable, NZD shifty, & much more
5th May 21, 3:59pm
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5th May 21, 9:59am
ANZ New Zealand half-year profit rises 18% helped by a turnaround in credit impairment charges and the red hot housing market
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ANZ New Zealand half-year profit rises 18% helped by a turnaround in credit impairment charges and the red hot housing market
5th May 21, 9:59am
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5th May 21, 9:11am
Reserve Bank: 'If required, we are prepared to further tighten lending conditions for housing using LVR requirements or additional tools that we are assessing'
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Reserve Bank: 'If required, we are prepared to further tighten lending conditions for housing using LVR requirements or additional tools that we are assessing'
5th May 21, 9:11am
5th May 21, 8:03am
The Reserve Bank says it will address recommendations from the Financial Action Task Force 'to the extent feasible' within the scope of its government funding agreement
The Reserve Bank says it will address recommendations from the Financial Action Task Force 'to the extent feasible' within the scope of its government funding agreement
5th May 21, 8:03am
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4th May 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; foreign buyers sell down, Crown bank balance swells, NEVs take 16% car share, ASB refunds 73,000 customers, swaps stable, NZD stable, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; foreign buyers sell down, Crown bank balance swells, NEVs take 16% car share, ASB refunds 73,000 customers, swaps stable, NZD stable, & more
4th May 21, 3:59pm
4th May 21, 7:30am
Outgoing Westpac NZ CEO David McLean sees 'finely balanced' decision on whether the Westpac Banking Corporation maintains ownership of Westpac NZ
Outgoing Westpac NZ CEO David McLean sees 'finely balanced' decision on whether the Westpac Banking Corporation maintains ownership of Westpac NZ
4th May 21, 7:30am
3rd May 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; more mortgage rate changes, a home loan borrowing bender, new car sales still hot, swaps stable, NZD stable, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; more mortgage rate changes, a home loan borrowing bender, new car sales still hot, swaps stable, NZD stable, & more
3rd May 21, 3:59pm
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3rd May 21, 9:51am
Westpac NZ CEO David McLean retiring in June with bank executive & ex-politician Simon Power to serve as acting CEO as a search for a permanent successor takes place
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Westpac NZ CEO David McLean retiring in June with bank executive & ex-politician Simon Power to serve as acting CEO as a search for a permanent successor takes place
3rd May 21, 9:51am

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